Duttalur is a small village in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It comes within the Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore district and is a part of the Coastal Andhra region. The district headquarters of Nellore is located at a distance of 97 km. The state capital, Hyderabad, is situated at a distance of 409 km. The Allagadda and Lankamalla Reserved Forests are also located nearby.
Places to Stay
The best place for putting up in the area is the coastal city of Nellore. Some of the budget hotels which are worth trying are Simhapuri Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Pavani Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Shivam International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Surya International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of the area 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 best place in the region to see around is Nellore city. Some of the sites worth a visit are the Talpagiri Ranganadhaswamy, Jonnawada, Narasimhakonda, Penchalakona – all temples among others. A drive to the coast to enjoy the view of the estuaries (31 km away) is worth it.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chennai International Airport at a distance of 285 km.
The Nellore Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 93 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses pass through the village en route to different cities in the region. Apart from Nellore, buses from Prodattur and Kadapa also pass by this village. Cheap bus tickets are available on several travel portals like Ticketgoose.com