Bavikonda excavations

  • Bavikonda is located at about 16 km from Vizag City on a Hill top which is 130 mts above sea level. This Buddhist complex dates from 3rd century BCE and was built to collect rain water. In the local language, Bavi means well and Konda means a hill and hence as the name suggests, it is a hill of wells.

  • A piece of bone stored in an urn, supposed to be one of the remains of the Buddha,

    Inscriptions

    Pottery

    Relic caskets,

    Tiles,

    Bricks,

    Coins

  • The is an immensely significant Buddhist site located 16 km from Visakhapatnam.
    It is in close proximity to Thotlakonda, another significant Buddhist site.

Places around Bavikonda

 
 
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