Historic Sites and Museums in Nellore (Simhapuri Tourism Circuit)

udayagiri fort, nellore

Udayagiri Fort
The ruins of Udayagiri Fort is located about 100 KM From Nellore. Access to this fort, situated on a hill of 3079 feet, is only by steps. The hill side has lush vegetation and beautiful waterfalls. During the rule of the Gajapathis and the Vijayanagara Rulers, this town grew to great splendour. The ruins of 365 Temples found in the town reflect the sculpture and architecture of Chola, Pallava and Vijayanagara periods.

udayagiri fort, nellore

Other structures include Chinna Masjid and pedda Masjid. A great Sufi Saint of 18th century Rahamathulla Nayab Rasool got absorbed in the higher self here. Every year the Sandal Festival is celebrated on the 26th of Rabi-UI-Aval month. The Hill of Udayagiri is also known as Sanjeevani Hill as there are many medicinal plants on the hill. Read more…

Siddeswaralaya Mandapam, Krishnapatnam
It is located at about 25 KM towards east of Nellore city on the Krishnapatnam beach.

Prabhagiri Patnam, Podalakuru
The ruins of Prabhagiripatnam lie on the Podalakuru-Mohammadapuram road at a distance of 45 KM from Nellore. The ruins of the temple of Lord Siva and Perumallaswamy, which belonged to 1512 AD, remind the tourists of their former glory and excellence.

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District Archaeological Museum, Nellore
The district museum has 11 galleries viz. archaeological, Indian art through the ages, Bidri ware, metal ware, wooden art craft, numismatics, epigraphy, arms and weapons, bronze, porcelain and sculptural gallery in the open land.Ā Attempts have been made to create special display methods to attract visitors by displaying antiquities and 400 other objects in different media in a manner, which could be enjoyed, appreciated and understood.

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Nellore Museum

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