Nagarjunakonda Museum

Nagarjunakonda Museum

About Nagarjunakonda Museum :


Visiting Nagarjunkonda resembles traveling into the past. Toward one side stands, in the expressions of Pt Jawaharlal Nehru, "one of the best sanctuaries of present day India"- the Nagarjunsagar Dam-and at the opposite end is the shimmering green island, Nagarjunkonda, containing fortunes of the invaluable legacy of an antiquated human advancement.


Archeologically, Nagarjunkonda is viewed as imperative as no place else in the nation would one be able to discover such a huge scope of Buddhist demolishes an entire city of an all around created progress that had nonstop human residence. The remnants are unmistakable today in the island-exhibition hall in their remade frame dependent on what was rescued from the riverbed. Yet, for the amazing salvage endeavors of the Archeological Survey of India (ASI), the historical backdrop of two thousand years would have been lost always in a watery grave. The ASI moved the landmarks to more secure locales previously the submergence.


Hindu ruins :


1. A large portion of the Hindu remnants at Nagarjunakonda can be distinguished as Shaivism is one of the real customs called Saivam that respects Shiva as the Supreme Being. The adherents of Shaivism are designated "Shaivites" or "Saivites". The Shaiva have many sub-customs, extending from reverential dualistic belief in higher powers, for example, Shaiva Siddhanta to yoga-situated monistic non-belief in higher powers, for example, Kashmiri Shaivism. It considers both the Vedas and the Agama messages as vital wellsprings of religious philosophy. The source of Shaivism might be followed to the origination of Rudra in the RigVeda.


2. One of the sanctuaries has an engraving naming the god as "Mahadeva Pushpabhadraswami" (Shiva). Stone pictures of Kartikeya (Skanda) were found at two other shrines.Kartikeya, otherwise called Murugan, Skanda, Kumara, and Subrahmanya, is the Hindu lord of war. He is the child of Parvati and Shiva, sibling of Ganesha, and a divine being whose biography has numerous variants in Hinduism. A critical divinity around South Asia since antiquated occasions, Kartikeya is especially famous and overwhelmingly loved in South India, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia as Murugan.


3.  Vaishnavism is one of the real customs inside Hinduism alongside Shaivism, Shaktism, and Smarthism. It is additionally called Vishnuism, its adherents are called Vaishnavas, and it thinks about Vishnu as the Supreme Lord.


4. Shaktism is a noteworthy custom of Hinduism, wherein the otherworldly the truth is viewed as figuratively female Adi Parashakti is incomparable. It incorporates an assortment of goddesses, every thought about part of the equivalent preeminent goddess. Shaktism has diverse sub-conventions, going from those focussed on benevolent Gauri to savage Kali, and some Shakti sub-customs connect their goddess with Shiva or Brahma or Vishnu.



Tourist Attractions in Nagarjunakonda:


1.  Ethipothala  Waterfall
2.  Nagarjunakonda  Museum
3.  Nagarjunakonda  Caves
4.  Nagarjunasagar  Dam


Nagarjunakonda Timings :


Days Timings
Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM -4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM -4:00 PM
Sunday     9:00 AM -4:00 PM
Public Holidays

9:00 AM -4:00 PM



Closed on – Friday


Nagarjunakonda Fare details :


Visitors Fare
Indian Visitor Total ? 25
Foreigner Visitor Total ? 300
Saarc Visitor Total ? 25
Bimstec Visitor Total ? 25


How To Reach Nagarjunakonda Museum :


By Road:  Located on an island, the exhibition hall can be gotten to in a ship which can be boarded at Boat Launch Station of Vijayapuri South. The ship takes around 45 min. to achieve the Nagaarjunakonda Jetty Point from where the gallery is at the strolling separation.


By Rail: Macherla Railway Station (around 25 km. away) is the nearest rail passageway to the Vijayapuri Jetty Point. Contract an auto-rickshaw or a taxi to cover the separation.


By Air: Hyderabad International Airport (around 186 km. away) is the closest airplane terminal. The most ideal route is to procure a taxi from the airplane terminal straightforwardly to achieve the watercraft dispatch station. You may likewise go from Hyderabad to Nagarjunasagar by transport and achieve the breakwater point in an auto-rickshaw.



Nagarjunakonda Museum Address :

Vijayapuri South, Nagarjunasagar, Macherla mandal,
Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh - 522 439, India .


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