At a distance of 166 km from Hyderabad, 83 km from Nalgonda, 149 km from Guntur, 551 km from Vizag and 190 km from Vijayawada, Nagarjuna Sagar (or Nagarjuna Sagar), situated in Nalgonda District of Telangana, is a standout amongst the most noticeable Buddhist centers in India and furthermore one of the best Traveler puts in Telangana Tourism. Nagarjuna Sagar is a standout amongst the most prominent visitor spots to visit close Hyderabad and extraordinary compared to other end of the week getaways from Hyderabad city. It is likewise notable for Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, one of the largest dams in India.
Referred to in old days as Vijayapuri, signifying ‘The city of triumph’, Nagarjuna Sagar takes its present name from Nagarjuna, a standout amongst the most respected Buddhist priests lived in second century Promotion. It is likewise a position of massive archeological centrality and un-earthings uncovered this place as a middle for the spread of Buddhist lessons in South India amid third century Promotion. It was governed by the Satavahanas and accordingly by the Ikshvaku rulers amid antiquated circumstances.
One of the early waterway valley civic establishments took birth here. Enthused by the serene environs of this place, Buddhists made this land an awesome center of getting the hang of, setting up one of the four noteworthy Viharas here. Additionally down ever, one of the main Hindu kingdoms of South India, Ikshvakus made this city their capital. Today known as Nagarjuna Sagar, this blessed land now brags one of the world’s tallest dams.
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, Nagarjuna Sagar Untamed life Haven, Nagarjunakonda Exhibition hall, Ethipothala Waterfall are the well known attractions of this place. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, based on Waterway Krishna between the conditions of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh was finished in 1966. It has a tallness of 124 m and a length of more than 1450 m with 26 peak doors. The lake made by the dam is the third biggest artificial lake on the planet. There is a perspective at a separation of 4 km from the dam that offers an all encompassing perspective of the astounding scene. The dam serves the water system needs of the area and is additionally a wellspring of hydro-power. Nagarjuna Konda, where the old Buddhist unearthings are found is in center of the waters of Nagarjuna Sagar and can be come to by a pontoon. Steam pontoon rides are accessible to the dam where the turbines can be found in real life.
Nagarjuna Sagar has some medium to spending settlement choices accessible. Telangana Tourism works a brilliant bungalow on the banks of Sagar Lake, called Vijaya Vihar.
Hyderabad airport is the nearest airport, around 153 km away. The closest railway stations are at Macherla (23 km) and Nalgonda (83 km). Macherla has trains from Guntur, Nadikudi, Vijayawada and Bhimavaram while Nalgonda lies on Secunderabad-Guntur line and associated with Chennai, Vizag, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Kochi, Coimbatore, etc., Regular buses interface Nagarjuna Sagar with urban communities like Hyderabad, Warangal, Guntur and Vijayawada.
The best time to visit Nagarjuna Sagar is from September to January while the Peak Season is from September to December. It for the most part takes one day to visit all places in Nagarjunasagar.