Gundugolanu comes under the Bhimadole Mandal in the West Godavari District and belongs to the Andhra region. It is 19 km from Eluru and 351 km from Hyderabad. It was founded by Dr. Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya, a well-known freedom fighter, who also founded the Andhra Bank. Gundugolanu is known to grow rice. Total area covered by the village is 1430 hectares.
Places to Stay
The hotels close to Gundugolanu are at Eluru. They are Athidhi International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1100), Usha Valentine Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600).
The language spoken in Gundugolanu is Telugu. Hindi and English are the secondary languages spoken.
Major festivals celebrated are Thaipusam, Pongal and Ganesh Chaturthi.
Places of Interest
Gundugolanu has nearby tourist destinations like Papi Kondalu (92 km away) which is known for boating and its Pattism Veerbhadra Temple. Machelipatnam (76 km away) includes Buddhist Stupa and Manginapudi Beach. Vijaywada (79 km away) includes Bhavani Island, Rajiv Gandhi Park and Kanaka Durga Temple.
How to Get There
The nearest is the Vijaywada Airport which is at a distance of 61 km. The airport connects to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and other major cities.
Bhimadole and Sitampet are the nearby railway stations. But the major railway station is Rajahmundry Railway Station which is located 69 km away.
Monduru, Bhimadole and Buttayagudem are nearby APSRTC (Andhra Pradesh State Road Transportation) bus stations. Private bus services such as Sindhu Travels provide Volvo, AC and non-AC bus services to various towns and cities. Get bus ticket online offer to your favourite destination through Ticketgoose.