Located 25 kilometers away from Guntur, Kondaveedu Fort is a historical edifice that dates back to the 10th century A.D. It was built during the reign of the Reddy Kings. There are 21 stupas in the fort. Kondaveedu Fort is an ideal place for trekking. Today, the massive fortifications and battlements are seen in ruins only.
Located in the middle of the hills, Guthikonda Caves, located 40 kilometers away from the Bay of Bengal, is a popular tourist destination. The region has many small rivers and water channels flowing through it. Guntur Channel, Chandravanka, Naagileru and the Guntur Branch Canal are some of the popular water channels flowing through the region. It is a melting pot of various cultures and a place where major festivals are celebrated such as Diwali, Ram Navami, Vijaya Dasami and Ugadi.
Located 16 miles away from Guntur City, Amaravathi is named after the famous Amareswara Swamy Temple which has the famous ‘Swayambhu Linga’. Built in the 2nd century B.C. in Amaravathi, the Mahachaitya Stupa is beautifully decorated with carvings that depict the important events of Lord Buddha’s life. The Stupa houses an old museum with a collection of terracotta antiques and monuments. The museum contains various relics & antiques such as sculpture, railings, potsherds, gold, silver & lead coins, sculpture and crystal caskets.