is a local name of the hillock lying to the west of Bheemunipatnam
is located at about 24 Km. from Visakhapatnam
. This is situated at a height of 168 meters high above sea level. It covers an area of 10 to 12 Acres. It is situated at a very imposing
position and commands a panaromic view of the curve linear coast line with a cresent shaped valley and is flanked by a chain of hills on the south west and northwest. Nearly 16 rockent cisterns for impounding rain water are found over the hillock. Based on pottery and Brahmilable inscription encountered at the sight dates back from 1st century BC to 2nd century AD.