dharaneekota

dharaneekota ek prasiddh nagar jo Andhra pradesh ke guntoor jile mein Krishna nadi ke daahine kinaare par sthit hai.

utkhanan

dharaneekota ke utkhananon mein sabse mahattvapoorn khoj patthar se kaatkar banaai gayi nau parivhan nahar hai, jiske saath ek jahaaj ghaat bhi prakaash mein aaya hai. dharaneekota se praapt pura vastuon mein daaaintedaar chinh vaale bhaand aaretaain theekare aur roman dohatthe kalash shaamil hain, jo roman sampark aur prabhaav ka sanket dete hain. inke atirikt seese ki vastueain evam paravarti saatavaahan kaal ke taamr evam kaaainch ke sikke (jin par sher aur haathi ke chitr utkeern hain) aur haatheedaaaint ki bani muhar bhi praapt hui hai. dharaneekota ke abhilekhon se yeh ingit hota hai ki yeh saatavaahan aur ikshvaaku kaalon mein bauddh dharm ke mahaasanghik sampradaaya ke chaityak panth ka ek mahattvapoorn kendra tha.