Amaravati is a village in Guntur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Amaravati mandal of Guntur revenue division. It is located on the banks of Krishna River, north of Guntur City. Amaravati has been chosen as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY - Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme of Government of India.
The town is a center of pilgrimage to both Hindus and Buddhists, with a famous temple dedicated to the god Siva. The walls of the Amareswara (Siva) temple have lot of inscriptions providing information about the kings who ruled over the area. The present holy shrine of Amaralingeswara (Lord Siva) temple is associated with the reign of Vasireddy Venkatadri Nayudu who ruled the region before the advent of the British rule (See Amararama). He was well known for his benevolence, munificence and for the construction of a large number of temples and education centers in the Krishna river delta.