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Top 5 attractions to explore in East Godavari

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

Attractions in East Godavari

Buddhist StupaAdurru, Andhra Pradesh 533247, India

During 1953, ASI did an excavation in Adurru village and it discovered numerous historical remains, including stupas, chaityas (Buddhist shrines or prayer halls), and viharas. Among these remains, the most remarkable one is the Mahastupa, which is also known as Adurru Buddhist Stupa. Historians believe that the Adurru Buddhist Stupa was constructed during the reign of the Indian emperor Ashoka, whose empire covered much of the Indian subcontinent.

Kolleru LakeKolleru Lake, Andhra Pradesh 534004

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.

Papikonda National ParkEast Godavari, Andhra Pradesh 507113, India

Located in the Papi hills. It is an important bird and biodiversity area and home to some endangered species of flora and fauna which spreads over 1012.86 square kilometres. The park lies on the left and right banks of the river Godavari and cuts through the Papikonda hill range of Eastern Ghats.

Pushkar GhatRajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533101, India

This is a ghat located in the Godavari district where the Godavari pushkaram festival is conducted. Godavari Pushkaram is a festival of River Godavari which occurs once in 12 years. The pushkaram festival last held in the year 2003.

Rajamahendra varam Godavari Arch BridgeGodavari River, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533101, India

The Godavari Bridge or Kovvur-Rajahmundry Bridge is a truss bridge spanning Godavari river in Rajahmundry. It was commissioned by South Central Railway division of Indian Railways. Godavari Arch Bridge, adjacent to Havelock Bridge is the newest bridge built in 1997 and presently in service. Constructed by the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), this bridge is a modern day engineering feat. The bridge is made of bow string girder arches. The bridge is fit for 350 km/h rail services.

Map of attractions in East Godavari