Pavuralakonda

Pavuralakonda (the hill of Pigeons) is a local name of the hillock lying to the west of Bhimli. It is located about 24 km from Vishakhapatnam. The Department of Archaeology, Government of Andhra Pradesh, noticed this Buddhist settlement in the year 1991. Basing on pottery and Brahmi inscription encountered at the site, they have assigned the settlements, from 1st century B.C. to 2nd century A.D. Situated at a height of 168 m above sea level; it covers an area of 10 to 12 acres in extent. It is situated at a very imposing position and commands a panoramic view of the curved coastline with a crescent shaped valley and is flanked by a chain of hills on the Southwest and Northwest. Nearly 16 rocks cut cisterns for impounding rainwater are noticed over the hillock.

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