Juvvalapalem is a village in the Coastal Andhra region of the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Rajahmundry, across the Godavari river, at a distance of 95 km north-west. This village is known for its rice and lemon production. The virgin beaches of the Bay of Bengal are also located barely 50 km to the south.
Places to Stay
One is forced to venture into Rajahmundry in order to put up for the night due to the lack of proper lodging facilities in the village. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Vaishnavi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Akshay Residency (Tariff – Rs. 600), Sangam Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Sai Priya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of Juvvalapalem is Telugu. Hindi is also spoken here.
Ugadi, the Andhra New Year (April) and Makara Sankrathi, the harvest festival (January) are celebrated with much enthusiasm. In this region, Narasimha Jayanthi is also celebrated in May every year.
Places of Interest
The village in itself does not have great places of interest unlike Rajahmundry. 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 the Rajahmundry Airport, which is located at a distance of 106 km.
The Rajahmundry Railway Station is the nearest major station at a distance of 89 km.
Buses to the area are available from Rajahmundry. Volvo bus booking through bus booking websites like TicketGoose.com is very convenient.