Chinnaganjam is a village in the Prakasam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It has been classified as a mandal by the state government. It is a major hub for its marine business as well as its salt trade since it is closely located to the Bay of Bengal. It is the biggest village amongst a cluster of villages that lie between the towns of Chirala and Ongole.
Places to Stay
The closest place to find accommodation is the nearby town of Chirala (21 km). Here, hotels like Hotel Hai & Garden Resorts (Rs. 1000) and Hotel Sai Krishna Residency (Rs. 1000) provide decent accommodation.
Telugu is the official language that is spoken here. Urdu is also spoken here.
Mahashivratri and Krishna Janmashtami are two of the most important festivals that are celebrated here in Chinnaganjam. Other major events observed and celebrated here include Moharamm, Eid, Diwali and Dussehra.
Places of Interest
Chinnaganjam is well known for its temples. Ramakoteswara Swamy Temple, Lalitha Devi Temple, Sai Baba Temple, and Hanuman Temple are some of the prominent temples in Chinnaganjam. The Vodarevu Beach (27 km) is another important place that tourists can visit near Chinnaganjam.
How to Get There
The airport closest to Chinnaganjam is the Vijayawada Airport (123 km).
Chinnaganjam has its own railway station. The closest junction to it is at Chirala (23 km).
Chinnaganjam has its own bus station as well. Operators like Moonlight Travels, SRT Services and Achal Travel Services provide their services here. These buses ply to Hyderabad as well as Coimbatore. Book your tickets online through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com.