Duddukuru is a village in the West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration close by is the city of Rajahmundry at a distance of 26 km east, across the Godavari river. Those with a keen sense of interest in South Indian temples, cuisine and landscape can try this place out.
Places to Stay
There are hotels near Duddukuru located in Rajahmundry such as Hotel Shelton Rajamahendri (Tariff – Rs. 1,000 onwards) and KSR Royal Fort (Tariff – Rs. 500 to 1,000). Some premium hotels include Hotel Anand Regency (Tariff – Rs. 3,000 onwards) and Hotel At Click (Tariff – Rs. 4,000 onwards) among others.
The official language here is Telugu. Other languages include Urdu and Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Duddukuru is a combination of magnificent landscapes, lavishing coconut grooves, artistic temples and architectural tourist destinations. Some of the places worth visiting in Rajahmundry are Gowthami Ghat, Godavari Bund, Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Sir Arthur Cotton Museum, a boat ride on the river Godavari and others.
How to Get There
The nearest Airport is Rajahmundry Airport which is 38 km from Duddukuru.
The Rajahmundry Railway Station is a major railway station located at a distance of 24 km.
Many private bus services like Sai Anjana Travels provide bus services. Mostly state-owned buses of the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) are active in the region. Buses to the area are readily available from Rajahmundry. There are numerous bus ticket online booking sites from where you will get a number of offers and discounts.