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Kolleru Lake

Kolleru Lake, Andhra Pradesh 534004

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Kolleru Lake

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.



Attractions near Kolleru Lake

Kolleru Bird Sanctuary4.13km from Kolleru Lake

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.

Eluru Buddha Park12.86km from Kolleru Lake

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 Caves41.88km from Kolleru Lake

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 Beach45.33km from Kolleru Lake

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 Caves62.81km from Kolleru Lake

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 Museum64.73km from Kolleru Lake

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 Lake

Discover more attractions in East Godavari, where Kolleru Lake is located

East Godavari5 attractions

The District is known as the rice bowl of Andhra Pradesh with lush paddy fields and coconut groves