A semi-urban place, located in the costal Andhra Pradesh, Akividu is well-known for its rich culture and heritage. The biggest panchayat in West Godavari district of the state, the town is situated along the Gudiwada and Bhimavaram rail route and National Highway NH214 passes through this town. Akividu has many places of worship and also houses one of the tallest Stupas in the country. The town also epitomises religious harmony.
Places to Stay
Travellers can find very good and affordable accommodation in Akividu. Places like Ayyar Hotel offer accommodation from Rs.400 onwards.
The annual Jataras (Madiramma Sambaram, Subrahmanya Sashti, Veerabhadra Sambaram) held during Sivaratri, Ramzan Prayers and Christmas celebrations are grand in this town.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Religious places in the town draw a wide variety of crowd. The town houses one of the 108 Ramasthupas in the world (Sri Madana Gopal Swamy Temple). The ninth tallest stupa in the country (100ft) is the Sai Koti Maha Sthupam, which brings in devotees.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Vijayawada Airport (60.96Kms)
Akividu has its own railway station.
The Akividu Bus Stand runs regular bus service that connects the town to neighbouring towns. Private bus operators like Meghana Travels, Sai Varma Travels, Sindhu Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels and NCM Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Before going on a holiday, check out various travel portals and get cheap bus tickets.