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Kolleru Bird Sanctuary

Kolleru, Andhra Pradesh 534004, India

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About Kolleru Bird 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.



Attractions near Kolleru Bird Sanctuary

Kolleru Lake4.13km from Kolleru Bird 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.

Eluru Buddha Park8.77km from Kolleru Bird 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.

Guntupalli Buddhist Caves39.57km from Kolleru Bird Sanctuary

The rock-cut part of the site has two Buddhist caves, a chaitya hall and a large group of stupas. The chaitya hall has a rare carved stone entrance replicating wooden architecture, a simpler version of that at the Lomas Rishi Cave. There are remains of structural buildings in brick and stone, including remains of two vihara made of brick, as well as excavated caves at two levels, including an unusual structural chaitya hall.

Manginapudi Beach47.34km from Kolleru Bird 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.

Moghalrajpuram Caves59.62km from Kolleru Bird 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.

Bapu Museum61.52km from Kolleru Bird 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.

Where is Kolleru Bird Sanctuary

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It is named after the Krishna River which flows through the district. Krishna district, with its district headquarters at Machilipatnam was formerly called Machlipatnam district.