Bhattiprolu is a city which comes under the Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh. It is also a mandal headquarter and postal head office and it comes under the Andhra region. The city was an integral part of the ancient Sala Kingdom and was ruled by King Kuberaka from 230 BC. The region is renowned for its Buddha stupa, which was built about 3rd-2nd century BC. Repalle, Tenali, Ponnur, and Machilipatnam are the cities nearby Bhattiprolu.
Places to Stay
Bhattiprolu doesn’t have good accommodation options. So it is recommended that tourists opt for hotels in Machilipatnam instead. Some of the hotels here are Prasanth Lodge (Tariff – Rs 400), Vijaya Raghava Residency (Tariff – Rs 500), and Eswar Residency (Tariff – Rs 300).
The official language of Bhattiprolu is Telugu. The other languages spoken include Urdu and English.
Holi in March and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour and grandeur here.
Places of Interest
Some tourist spots in and around Bhattiprolu are Machelipatnam (43 km), Guntur (48 km), and Vijayawada (53 km) among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Bhattiprolu is the Vijayawada Airport, which is 52 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Bhattiprolu is the Guntur Junction, which is 46 km away.
Bhattiprolu has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Hyderabad, Tenali, and Ponnur among others. There are several local buses which ply on this route. If you are booking bus tickets for your journey, book online and travel without any tension.