There are pretty many tourist spots in the district. Prominent among them are Nagarjuna Sagar Project, Nagarjuna Konda, the temples in Amaravathi, Kotappakonda near Narasaraopet and Satrasala in erstwhile Palnadu Taluk.

The water falls at Ethipotala near Macherla and Guttikondabilam in the erestwhile Palnadu Taluk are also of Historic Prominence.

Nagarjuna Sagar

Nagarjuna Sagar DamThe Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is the World’s highest Masonary gravity dam having World’s largest discharging capacity of 20,000 Cu. Secs. (409 Feet maximum height) across Ethi Pothalathe river Krishna situated at about 130 Kms. upto the Prakasam Barrage with a lake capacity of 31.05 million acre.

The State Government is taking steps to develop Nagarjuna Sagar as a place of tourist attraction on the lines of Brindavan and Botanical gardens.

This place has acquired special historic importance, by virtue of the association of Sri Nagarjuna, the great Acharya and learned scholar of the historic days, and the museum exhibiting the historic relics depicting the greatness of these days.


Amaravathi TempleAmaravathi is situated at 35 Kms. the North-west of Guntur on the banks of river Krishna. It has many tourist facilities and commands a vast stream of piligrimsAmaravathi Sthupam throughout the year.

A large congregation of piligrims will assemble on ‘mahasivarathri Day’ to worship Lord Siva (Amareswara 15’ height) and it one among the famous shrines of the Lord.

There is a world famous Buddhist stupa depicting sceneries from the life of Buddha, inscribing there in various Buddhistic anecdotes symbols etc., in Pali script in addition to well organized museum.

Kotappa Konda

Kotappa KondaKotappa Konda hamlet of Kondakavuru is situated about 13 Kms. South-west of Narasaraopet town. The Presiding Diety of this place is Trikoteswara Swamy situated on the hillock and is one of the noted piligrim centres attracting thousands of visitors on Sivarathri day.

The State Government is taking steps to develop Kotappa Konda as a tourist and piligrim centre by creating more facilities and a ghat-road.