Enikepadu is a suburb in the South Indian urban hub of Vijayawada in the recently bifurcated state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a part of the Coastal Andhra region and happens to be the headquarters of the district by the same name. Those interested in temples, Dravidian culture and big rivers must visit this city. The Bay of Bengal coast is also 65 km away.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget hotels worth trying in Vijayawada are Hotel Sri Krishna Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700), Haritha Berm Park (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Grand Residence (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and Green Valley Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of the area is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The city is noted for its religious tourism as devotees, both domestic as well as international flock to the city all year round. Some of the places which are worth visiting in Vijayawada are Kanaka Durga Temple, Undavalli Caves, the picturesque Prakasam Barrage, Moghalrajpuram Caves, Bhavani Island, Hazratbal Masjid and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Vijayawada Airports at a distance of 10 km.
The Vijayawada Junction Railway Station is the biggest railway station indigenous to the city.
State transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Some of the private operators active are SRM Travels and Kesineni Travels. Buses to the city are available from Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad as well as Rajahmundry. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.