Trodly App

Book on app to avail discounts

Logo
World India Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam Bojjannakonda

Bojjannakonda , Visakhapatnam

Type of Destination
Historical, Heritage, Pilgrimage
Languages Spoken
Telugu
Bojjannakonda Altitude
38m

Best time to visit Bojjannakonda

Nearby railway stations

Airports near Bojjannakonda

Visakhapatnam
India Andhra Pradesh Bojjannakonda

About Bojjannakonda

Just a few minutes drive from Anakapalle village, lies Bojjannakonda in Sanakaram Village. It is in this Sanakaram village, the one of the famous tourist spot of Visakhapatnam, namely Bojjannakonda lies. Bojjannakonda is believed to be dating back to 4th – 9th century AD. The place was once actually termed as Buddhuni Konda (Hill of Buddha).  Also it is during this time period, the three important phases (Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana) of Buddhism evolved in this hillock.

There are two hills in Sanakaram and it is in the eastern hillock Bojjannakonda is situated. Tourists can see the entire hillock wrapped up by green paddy fields. Monolithic Stupas, monasteries, chaityas, nearly six rock-cut caves etc will definitely enthrall its visitors. One can see a Maha Stupa whose dome is built using brick. Around this Maha Stupa, there are bunch of monolithic Stupas. Towards the north of Maha Stupa tourists can see well terraced Chaitya’s Grihas which served as Monasteries for Buddhist Monks. Archaeological Survey says that an image of Goddess Hariti lies on the foot of this Hillock. The sculptures of Buddha and his attendants can be seen on the panels of the rock-cut caves. In this place Vaisakha Pournami is celebrated in grand fashion.

3.8 ( 6 )

Location & Places to Visit on Bojjannakonda Map

How to reach Bojjannakonda
travel guide
places to see

Freedom to make your own trip!

What you want, when you want and how you want.

Request a trip

Places to Visit near Bojjannakonda

Between 0 to 100 kms of Bojjannakonda
All Categories
Adventure
Hills
Jungle
Beaches
Art & History
Religious
Total Attractions: 25
Sort by

Visakhapatnam Tours & Activities

Total Activities: 3

Bojjannakonda travel tips & reviews

Rate this destination

Got an insider’s tip that might help a fellow traveller? Do share it.

Post a Bojjannakonda Tip or Review
POST

Other travellers left Bojjannakonda reviews and tips for you

Be the first to give a tip or leave a comment

Get trip inspirations, offers and more.

In The News