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The Great Stupa at Amaravati was a large Buddhist monument built in south-eastern India between the second century B.C. and the third century A.D. It was a centre for religious activity and worship for hundreds of years.

The Stupa was part of a complex of religious buildings built and paid for by local people. Over time, the Stupa was added to and changed many times.

Click on the model below to explore the Amaravati Stupa


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Excavations at Amaravati
Amaravati today