Anakapalli town is part of the Greater Visakhapatnam in the coastal district of Visakhapatnam of Andhra Pradesh. The town is famous for its jaggery and ranks second in the country in terms of imports and exports. Other than being an important business centre, the town is also home to many Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim and Christian places of worship.
Places to Stay
For options, one will have to consider Visakhapatnam. Some of the budget hotels which are worth a try are Haritha Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 950), Dwaraka Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) Morya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and Sonar Bangla Bengali Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 600) and others.
The official language of the area is Telugu. English is also understood.
The major events of the city are Holi, Ganesh Chathurthi and Diwali.
Places of Interest
Some of the places of interest in the area are Sri Sri Nookambika Temple, the Andhra Baptist Church and the ruins of a Buddhist temple known as Bojjannakonda. Many other old Buddhist temples can be found in the area too.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Visakhapatnam Airport at a meager distance of 26 km.
The closest railway stations are the Anakapalle Railway Station, Kasimkota Railway Station and the Thadi Railway Station. Vishakapatnam Railway Junction is the major railway station at a distance of 33 km from Anakapalle.
Both state-run as well as private bus operators operate in the area. Private operators include HKB Tours and Travels and Kesineni Travels. Book your tickets in advance and avail of your bus ticket discount coupon, especially given during festive seasons
A town in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, Ravulapalem is located on the National Highway 16. The town is connected to Konaseema Delta region through a ring road. The town is also referred to as ‘Gateway of Konaseema’, since it is located at the entrance to the picturesque Konaseema. The popular ‘Kunda Biryani ‘ is from Ravulapalem. Well-known for it ‘banana market’, the town has a bride that goes across the River Gowthami Godavari.
Budget Hotels in Ravulapalem
Ravulapalem has lodges that offer affordable accommodation. Place like Sri Jyothi Hotels and Srinivasa Lodge near the bus stop offer rooms for Rs.500 onwards.
Tamil is the Local Language here.
Events in Ravulapalem
The annual religious festivals are celebrated here.
Places to See in Ravulapalem
The Venkataeswaraswami Temple Vedireswaram Canal Bridge and Kanaka Durga Ammavari Temple are located within 1-4kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajahmundry Airport (31kms).
The nearest railways station is at Kadiyan (19kms).
Ravulapalem Bus Stand has regular bus service that connects the town to neighbouring regions. Private bus operators like SRS Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Meghana Travels, Sai Anjana Travels and Kesineni Tours & Travels run regular buses to and from the village. When you book online bus tickets from Ticketgoose.com, look out for its discounts and other offers.