A fast growing town and mandalin Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh,Bapatla, formerly known as Bhavapuri, Bhavapatla,is on the well-known GBC (Guntur-Bapatla-Chirala) Road, 64kms south of Guntur.The town is famous for its rice business and rice trading and has many rice mills equipped with hi-tech machinery. The town’s vegetable market is popular in the entire region, and is visited by people from all the surrounding villages.
Budget Hotels in Bapatla
Bapatlahas many hotels located within a kilometre from the bus stand. Kona Bhavan, Deluxe Lodge and Bhavana Residency offer rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Telugu is the official language here.
Events in Bapatla
The annual festivals like Sankranthi, Diwali, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here
Places to See in Bapatla
The Bhavannarayana Swami Temple, located in the heart of the town, is one of the oldest temples of Andhra Pradesh.The Sri SankaraVidyalayam, a 96 year old Veda Patasala near the Bhavannarayana Swami temple, the Sai Baba Temple (7kms),Sri KalyanaVenkateswara Swami Temple (8kms) are other places of interest in this town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Vijayawada Airport (101kms)
Bapatlahas its own railway station.
Bapatlabus stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like Morning Star Travels, KaveriKamakshi Travels, Sri Srinivasa Travels and Meghana Travelsthat offers travellers regular bus services to and from the town. It is easy to get your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket online booking facility.