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14 Attractions to Explore Near Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary
Uppalapadu Birds SanctuaryNear, Guntur Rd, Uppalapadu, Andhra Pradesh 522509, India

This is a bird sanctuary located in Uppalapadu village in Guntur district. There are so many birds that migrate from various countries and use those village tanks for nesting. The bird population in these tanks used to be around 12,000 previously, however lately only about 7000 birds roost in this dwindling habitat through the year. But some initiatives have taken place such as adding artificial trees, local awareness, proper water supply to the ponds etc.

Nearby Attractions

Undavalli Caves
Undavalli Caves22.33 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

A monolithic example of Indian rock-cut architecture, the Undavalli Caves are located in the city of Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Carved out of a solid sandstone on a hillside, these caves date back to the 4th to 5th centuries and is a paradise for history lovers. One of the preserved monuments of national importance, this attraction was originally the Jain caves and was later converted into a Hindu temple.

Prakasam Barrage
Prakasam Barrage24.38 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

Prakasam Barrage was constructed by Sir Arthur Cotton in 1957. It is also used as road and connects the Kolkata-Chennai highway. The barrage provides water for the irrigation purpose and over 1.2 million acre of land is irrigated by the dams water.The Barrage is built in a venetian style and consists of around 160 pillars.

Bapu Museum
Bapu Museum25.47 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

Earlier known as The Victoria Jubilee Museum . This is an archeological museum that was established way back in the year 1887. Even after the passage of more than a hundred years this museum has managed to retain its popularity because of its varied and unique collection of arts and artifacts. It is located on the Bandar Road in Vijayawada.

Gandhi Hill
Gandhi Hill26.18 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

This is a hill in Vijayawada. A Gandhi Memorial, built on this hill, is the first in the country to have seven stupas. The hill is also popularly known by the name of Gandhi. The hill was formerly known as ORR hill.

Moghalrajpuram Caves
Moghalrajpuram Caves26.37 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

The Mogalarajapuram Caves in Vijayawada is one of the prime attractions of Vijayawada. The Mogalarajapuram Caves is popular for the three cave temples in the caves. The cave temples date back to the 5th century. Most of the temples are worn out and what only traces of an unnatural architectural beauty remains.

Kondaveedu Fort
Kondaveedu Fort27.20 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

Kondaveedu Fort is a historically significant ancient hill fortress located in Kondaveedu . Constructed during the time of Telugu Chodas and was occupied by Kakatiya Ganapati Deva during his campaign in the coastal Andhra. After the capture of Prataparudra by Tughlaq in 1323 AD, his subordinate Prolaya Vema Reddy became independent and shifted his capital from Addanki to Kondaveedu.

AMARAVATI MUSEUM ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA DEPARTMENT
AMARAVATI MUSEUM ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA DEPARTMENT34.02 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

This is an Archaeological museum in Guntur district runs by Andhra pradesh tourism. Home for a great number of relics that are known to have been existing for more than thousand years now. These remains were found during the excavations and this museum discloses the wealth of this region that belonged to the 3rd century BC. The museum discloses the sculptures in the form of galaxy and the images showcase content that were once a part of the Mahachaitya or Giant Stupa.

Suryalanka Beach
Suryalanka Beach44.28 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

Suryalanka Beach is the perfect weekend getaway beach to spend time with friends and families. The natural beauty of the beach is major draw for people, who are looking to refresh and rejuvenate themselves. The shore of the beach is wide and spacious. The Suryalanka Beach overlooks the crystal blue waters of the Bay of Bengal.

Hamsaladeevi Beach
Hamsaladeevi Beach75.45 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

One can see the beauty of the River Krishna which merges in to SEA (Sagara Sangamam) at Palakayi Tippa. This place can be reached by road and the actual 'Sagara Sangamam' (confluence with the ocean) is a few kilometers away and can also be reached by road. The road ends at a beach (3 km from Palakayi Tippa) and one needs to travel further along the beach (not very safe late in the evening during the high tide) for about 2 km before reaching the confluence point.

Eluru Buddha Park
Eluru Buddha Park77.99 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

Gaja Vallivari Cheruvu is one of the ancient ponds in the history of Helapuri town, A magnificent Buddha statue was constructed in the middle of the pond and a painting gallery was also created to spread the Buddha’s teachings. The pedestal is decorated with famous Amaravathi sculptures along the railings of the foot bridge up to the statue.

Manginapudi Beach
Manginapudi Beach78.02 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

It has a glorious historical background and is famous for the Dutch memories associated with the area. The Manginapudi Beach serves as the gateway for commercial activities in India and is also a natural harbor in India. The surroundings of this place are absolutely unique and offer exclusive view to the visitors. Also a place for the relaxation of the tired souls and offers relief from the turmoil of daily existence.

Kolleru Bird Sanctuary
Kolleru Bird Sanctuary81.63 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

This is a sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh which covers 673 sq kilometers. It was established in the year 1999, under the wildlife protection act. The sanctuary protects part of the Kolleru Lake wetland, which gained Ramsar Convention for International importance in 2002.

Kolleru Lake
Kolleru Lake84.20 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

One of the largest freshwater lake in India. The lake is fed directly by water from the 2 nearby seasonal streams. Birds migrating point and forms the largest shallow freshwater lake in Asia.

Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary
Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary93.46 KMs away from Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary

Sri lankamalleswara wildlife sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary headquartered in Kadapa. It is the only habitat in the world which provides home for the Jerdon's Courser a hiighy endangered bird species. In addition to that it is also a home to nearly 176 families of vegetation and living organisms.