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Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary - Things to Know Before Visiting

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh 522660, India

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About Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife 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.

Attractions Near Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary

Channakesava Swamy Temple
Channakesava Swamy Temple53.43km from Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary

Located at Markapur in Andhra Pradesh, Sri Lakshmi Chennakesava Swamy Temple is a famous pilgrimage center dedicated to Lord Chennakesava Swamy, a form of Lord Vishnu. Situated on the banks of the Gundlakamma river, the temple was built by the Vijayanagar rulers between 1405-1459 AD.

Kondaveedu Fort
Kondaveedu Fort67.64km from Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife 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.

Suryalanka Beach
Suryalanka Beach78.58km from Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife 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.

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam86.72km from Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary

This is a mansionary dam across the Krishna river at Nagarjuna Sagar which straddles the border between Guntur district and Nalgonda district. Constructed between 1955 and 1967, the dam created a water reservoir with gross storage capacity of 11.472 billion cubic metres. Nagarjuna Sagar was the earliest in a series of large infrastructure projects termed as "modern temples" initiated for achieving the Green revolution inn India.

Srisailam Dam
Srisailam Dam92.14km from Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary

This dam is constructed across the Krishna river and is the second-largest capacity working hydroelectric station in the country. The dam was constructed in a deep gorge in the Nallamala hills

Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary
Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary93.46km from Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary

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.

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The name Kadapa is derived from the Telugu word Gadapa (threshold). Kadapa has historical importance since the BC era. Nandalur is an important Buddhist site in the district along with Tallapaka, Rajampeta, Konduru, Khazipeta in the district.