Excavation in Kalingapatnam revealed the existence of a large brick-built stupa which is having hub and wheel pattern plan.
The central of the stupa was found to be destroyed to a large extent.
Several sizes of bricks are used in the construction of the stupa.
Few votive stupas of different diameters are on west side of main stupa.
PERIOD I - Pre-Stupa level 300 BC TO AD 100
PERIOD II - Main Stupa AD 100 TO 200
PERIOD III - Later additions including AD 200 TO 400 Square enclosure wall
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Place Name : Buddhist Site - Kalingapatnam
Timings : 10am - 5pm
Famous for : Ancient Buddhist Site
Mostly preferred by : Enthusiast Persons, Mostly none
Best time to visit : Mornings/Evenings
Ideal Trip Duration Time : 1-2hrs if watch-man is on duty.
Transport : Own vehicle is best option. You can get autos from Kalingapatnam (1.5km)
Railways : Srikakulam Road(28km)
Airways : Visakhapatnam(140km)
Accommodation : Kalingapatnam(1.5km), Srikakulam(27km)
Nearest town/city : Kalingapatnam(1.5km), Srikakulam(27km)
Networks Available : Airtel,Cellone,Idea,Reliance,Unitech,Vodafone
Near by Hospitals : Gara(8km)
Near by Police Station : Gara Police Station 8942 - 233133 , 9440795821
Near by Banks/atm's : Kalingapatnam (1.5km) Axis
Internet Availability : Kalingapatnam (1.5km), Srikakulam (27km)
Pin code : 532406 STD Code : 91 8942