Archaeological Site Museum, Chandavaram.
The District Archaeological Site Museum located in Chandavaram Village showcases objects retrieved from excavations in Singarakonda village, located in the Prakasam district in Andhra Pradesh. The area became a spot of archaeological interest in 1965 when a Buddhist Stupa was found in Singarakonda (located on the right of the banks of Gundlakamma). From 1972 to 1977, the Department of Archaeology and Museums ran excavation projects and unearthed structures that exemplify Buddhist architectural heritage like Maha Stupas, Viharas and Chaityagruhas. The exhibits comprise of ornate limestone panels, pottery, coins, beads and brahmi inscriptions and slabs that have Dharma Chakras, Bodhi Tree and Jataka Stories engraved on them.
Visitor Facilities : Clean, cool drinking water and good toilets are available.
Timings : The Museum is open from 10.30 AM to 5.00 PM and closed on Fridays and Public Holidays.
Entry Fees : Free
Office of the Commissioner,
Department of Archaeology & Museums,
Government of Andhra Pradesh
Bapu Museum,M.G. Road, Vijayawada (Urban),
Pin Code: 520002.
Phone #: 0866-2577986.
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