A village in Butchireddipalem Taluka, in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh, Damaramadugu is 12 km from Nellore, 4 km from Butchireddipalem and 413 km from State Capital Hyderabad. The name Damaramadugu was derived from a Telugu word ‘Thamara Madugu’ which means “Lotus pond”. In olden times, there was a Lotus pond where a huge High School building stands now. Over ages of time, name ‘Thamara Madugu’ slowly got transformed to ‘Damaramadugu’. Cities near Damaramadugu are Nellore, Gudur, Kavali and Venkatagiri.
Places to Stay
Damaramadugu does not have hotels. However, local home stays are available. D R Utthama Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Haritha Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Abhiram (Tariff – Rs. 1000) are some good budget hotels available in Nellore city.
Telugu is the local language of Damaramadugu. Other spoken language is Urdu and Hindi.
“Brahmotsavams” are celebrated in Jonnawada and Narasimhakonad in the month of May every year.
Places of Interest
Nellore (11 km from Damaramadugu), Butchireddipalem (5 km from Damaramadugu), Jonnawada (12 km from Damaramadugu), Narasimhakonad (15 km from Damaramadugu) and Kasumuru village (about 40 km from Damaramadugu) are some places of interest near Damaramadugu.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Damaramadugu city is Tirupati Airport, located 117 km from the village.
Padugupadu Railway Station is the nearest railway stations, located at a distance of 9 km from village. Nellore Railway Station is the nearest major railway station, 11 km from Damaramadugu.
Damaramadugu is well connected to major cities by road. APSRTC runs number of busses from major cities to Damaramadugu. Shazi Travels, Navin Travels and Saikamakshi Travels are some of the best private bus operators that ply on this route. Bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps is one of the most convenient ways of booking your tickets.