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Phanigiri is a Buddhist site in Nalgonda district, Telangana. It dates back to the 1st Century BCE.


A mahastupa, votive stupas, apsidal chaitya, sixteen pillared congregation hall, brick shrine and refractory are at a height to the south and west of the site and the viharas, another congregation hall and staircases are at the lower level on the east and north.


Antiquities have been stolen from here. It maintained by the State Department of Archaeology and Museums.


  • Phanigiri: A Buddhist Site in Andhra Pradesh : an Interim Report, 2001-2007: Department of Archaeology and Museums, Government of Andhra Pradesh, 2008
  • Shimada, Akira Early Buddhist Architecture in Context: The Great Stupa at Amaravati (ca. 300 BCE-300 CE) vol.43 BRILL p. 200 ISBN 9004232834