Amravati, situated on the banks of river Krishna, is an important religious center which has a wide collection of Buddhist figures that were constituted during the 3rd – 12th century. It was earlier known as Dhanyakataka and it is one of the major places of worship for Buddhists all across India.
The major appealing factor of this place is the 200 year old sculptures carved out from marble surface and they have teachings and life of Buddha engraved on the sculpture.
Amravati museum has oldest collection and the Amareswara temples are some other attractions. This temple is counted amongst the five Pancharama Temples. The Amravati museum displays the historic archaeological things, like gold flowers, necklaces and relic caskets with bone relics from various Buddhist places within Andhra Pradesh.