Amaravati, the new capital city of Andhra Pradesh state was also the capital for Satavahana and other kingdoms in ancient days. Amaravati is situated between Guntur and Vijayawada cities and on the banks of river Krishna. According to Vajrayana traditional sources the Buddha preached at Dharanikota/Dhanyakatakam and conducted Kalachakra ceremony, which would take the antiquity of Amaravati back to 500 BCE.
Amaravati is a small town now and will be big city in coming years. Amaravati town is located at Amaravathi Mandal, Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh state, India - 522020.
Amaravati town is near to and connected by road from Vijayawada and Guntur cities.
Budget hotels available at Amaravati. Stay at Guntur or Vijayawada city for luxury hotels.
Amaravati town has small hotes. AP tourism runs a canteen at Kalachakra museum. Plan to have lunch or Dinner at Guntur or Vijayawada city, for awesome coffee, breakfast and meals.
Avoid summer because of this place becomes hot and humid.
Museum timings - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm and Friday holiday.
Amararamam, Lord Amara Lingeswara temple is closed between 12.00 pm to 3.00 pm.