Awantipora or Awantipur is a town and a notified area committee in Pulwama district of the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is arranged among Anantnag and Srinagar on NH 44 previous name NH 1A preceding renumbering of all national roadways. Awantipora was named after Avanti Varman and had ious antiquated Hindu sanctuaries worked by the lord including the Avantiswami Temple. The remains of sanctuaries developed by Lalitaditya are likewise found in Awantipora.
The sanctuary locales are secured and kept up by the Archeological Survey of India. Awantipora has ious antiquated Hindu sanctuaries worked by King Awanti Varman AD 855-883 when he picked the site as his capital. Avantishwar sanctuary situated at Jawbrari in the focal point of a yard encompassed by a colonnaded peristyle is devoted to Siva on the banks of the River Jhelum Vitasta. Not as much as a kilometer away is Avantiswamin sanctuary devoted to Vishnu.
The Vaikunta Vishnu delineated as frontispiece is said to be found in this sanctuary. The two sanctuaries are very comparative fundamentally. The dividers of the passage are ornamented with designed reliefs both inside and remotely. The vestiges of sanctuaries developed by Lalitaditya, the sovereign of Kashmir, are likewise situated in Awantipora.