Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Places to be visit

  • Sri Prasanna Venkateswaraswami Temple, Konda Bitragunta.
  • Kavali is very near to sea shore. People can find a lighthouse near to Kavali in the village Ramayapatnam which is 14 km from Kavali and is a nice place to visit. However, now a days the visitors are not allowed to climb the light house.
  • Thummalapenta is very nice sea shore located 7 km from Kavali .
  • Udayagiri Fort Located 68 km from Kavali. This is the site of a mighty fortress built by the Vijayanagar kings in the 14 century. A towering peak reaching a height of 994 m (3,261 ft) can be seen here, which is called Sanjiva Hill because a wide variety of medicinal herbs grow on it. Several ancient Pallava and Chola temples, remarkable for their architecture are worth a visit. The fort is located on the hills of Udayagiri. The hill rises to a height of 3,079 ft (938 m) above the sea level. It consists of eleven fortresses, 8 on the hill and 3 below. It covers an area of about seven miles. The existing fortifications reveal Islamic features. It was the stronghold of the Gajapatis of Orissa till Krishna Deva Raya annexed it. During the rule of the Gajapathis and the Vijayanagar Rulers, this Town grew to great splendour. The ruins of 365 Temples found in the Town reflected the sculputure and archetecture of various periods.Sufi Saint belonging to the 18th Century. Rahamathulla Nayab Rasool got absorbed in the higher selfhere. Every year the Sandal Festival is celebreated on the 26th of Rabi-UI-Aval month.

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