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Sunday, January 4, 2009

Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum, Vijaywada - 102

The main collection in the museum revolves around beautiful sculptures and attractive paintings. The “Buddha” Alluru inscriptions from the 1st and 2nd centuries are the prominent display in the museum. Arms, gold and silver coins as well as objects of the Golconda Kings are exhibited.

Guys, this Museum of the Archaeological Department situated on Bandar Road contains beautiful sculptures and attractive paintings worth seeing. 'Buddha' Alluru inscriptions of first and second centuries, and Mahishasura Mardhani are some of the important exhibits. This two storied building preserves Arms, Writings, Clothes, Stone cut writings, Gold and Silver coins, Objects of Golconda Kings which were used by them during their Kingship showing and boasting the beauty of Andhra Pradesh. An example of sculpture art, an idol of Lord Shiva sculptured during 4th or 5th centuries can also be seen here.

You can visit here from 10:30 am to 05.00 pm except Fridays and Public holidays. No entry fees has been charged here but take a note that photography is not allowed here.

How to get there:

Road:

Tourists can take city buses, taxis, and auto rickshawas from any point of the city of Vijayawada.

Where to stay:

Accommodation is available in the hotels at Vijayawada.

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