Ananthapalli is a small village in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is situated at a distance of 54 km from the district headquarters of Eluru. The village does not have any tourist attraction. However, the neighbouring city of Rajahmundry, almost an hour’s drive away (at a distance of 45 km,) has a couple of good options.
Places to Stay
One is forced to venture into Rajahmundry in order to put up for the night. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Vaishnavi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Akshay Residency (Tariff – Rs. 600), Sangam Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Sai Priya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of Ananthapalli is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The village in itself does not have great places of interest unlike Rajahmundry. Some of the places worth visiting in Rajahmundry are Gowthami Ghat, Godavari Bund, Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Sir Arthur Cotton Museum, a boat ride on the river Godavari and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajahmundry Airport at a distance of 47 km.
Rajahmundry Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 40 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. It is easy to get your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket online booking facility.