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Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

Nagarjuna Sagar is a vast lake formed by the backed up waters of the Krishna River held back by a dam, which is almost 9,000,000 kw of power and canals irrigating thousands of square km.

Nagarjuna Hill

Take a motor launch to the island of Nagarjuna konda to see Buddhist ruins which were located on the hill which is now the entire island and other constructions which were rescued from the waters of the dam and re-sited on the island.

Nagarjuna-Sagar Images

Tourist Attractions

  • Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and Krishna River
  • Boating to Nandikonda
  • Nandi Konda Island park and Buddhist Museum
  • Ethipothala Waterfalls - 13km
  • Anupu - Ancient Buddhist site - 4km
  • Buddhavanam

Where is Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

Macherla Mandal,
Guntur District,
Andhra Pradesh state, India - 522439

How to Reach

Nagarjuna Sagar is connected by road from Hyderabad and Guntur
  • Nearest Town: Macherla - 23km
  • Distance From: Hyderabad - 153km, Guntur - 150km
  • Nearest Airport: Hyderabad, Vijayawada
  • Nearest Bus Station: Nagarjuna Sagar
  • Transport: Frequest buses from Hyderabad, Guntur (Via Macherla).
  • Where to Stay

    There is a hotel to stay at the start of Boating point. Telangana tourism's Haritha Vijay Vihar at Nagarjuna Sagar, Andhra Pradesh tourism's Haritha hotel at Ethipothala waterfall.

    Best Season & Time to Visit

    Rainy season from July to November - Plan when Dam is full of water and the flood gates are open, to capture the beautiful flow.

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