Mahachaitya Stupa in Amravati

Q.  Mahachaitya Stupa, has the privilege of being the largest stupa (95 feet high) in India. It is situated in -
- Published on 29 Oct 15

a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Bihar
d. Telanagana

ANSWER: Telanagana
- Mahachaitya Stupa is also known as the Amravati stupa.
- The stupa was discovered by a British archaeologist, Colonel Colin Mackenzie in 1797.
- The stupa was earlier a simple structure with limestone crossbars and simple carvings, but when renovated by the Satavahana rulers, became a highly marked architectural monument.

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