Nagarjuna Sagar is the world’s largest dam also called man made dam located 145Kms far away from hyderabad Between the cities of Guntur and Hyderabad. It is a dam construted across the river Krishna for about 490 ft High and 16km long with 26 gates in the year 1969. It is situated in a small town called vijayapuri later derived its name from Buddist saint Acharya Nagarjuna as nagarjuna sagar . This place was ruled by Satavahanas later handovered to Ikshvaku rulers in BC 3rd century . It has a largest Hydro–Electric project in India .
PLACES TO VISIT :
Nagarjuna sagar Dam
Nagarjuna konda -an island that is construted in a artificial lake
Buddist museum – has plenty of status and buddist relices.
Ethipothaa waterfalls- Located 15miles from Nagarjunasagar
Wildlife reserve-Having Tiger reserve , birds , Reptiles and other wildlife
It provides hotels and cottages for the tourists who came for long stay with nice facilities .
It is nicely connected to all the cities in Andhra pradesh. There are many APSRTC buses that run frequently from different places to nagarjuna sagar dam.
It’s a wonderfull picnic spot one can hangout for a day and enjoy