Orvakal Rock Garden, Kurnool
|Orvakal Rock Garden|
|Location||Kurnool, Andhrapradesh, India|
|Nearest city||Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India|
Orvakal Rock Garden, or Oravakallu Rock Garden, is the 1000 acre Sculpture Garden park with ancient cave and igneous rock formations between pools of water. It is located on NH-18 highway, outside the village of Orvakal, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, southern India. There is a lot of facilities include Boating, Hotel etc.,
The park, with hiking paths that snake up a hill, was developed by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC). The content of the rocks is quartz and silica, a raw material for the glass industry. Several companies have petitioned for the ability to mine the area, which raises ecological concerns.
- K.V. Kurmanath. "A rocky, solid gift from nature". Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 16 December 2013.