A suburb of Vijayawada, Kanuru is a village in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located 302 km away from Hyderabad and 63 km from its district headquarters, Machilipatnam. Its nearby towns include Tenali, Mangalagiri and Gudivada.
Places to Stay
There are a plenty of budget hotels available for tourists in Vijayawada, which is just 9 km away from the village. Some of them are Green Valley Hotel(Tariff –Rs.500 onwards), Swarna Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800 onwards), Haritha Berm Park (Tariff – Rs.1000) and Hotel Shri Krishna Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700 onwards).
The official language of Kanuru is Telugu.
Pongal, the harvest festivalis celebrated with great enthusiasm in the month of January. Other festivals include Ugadi, the Telugu New year, celebrated in March/April, Ganesh Chaturthi in August/September and Deepavali in October/November.
Places of Interest
There are several places to visit in and around Kanuru. Some of them include Tanuku (11 km), Rajahmundry (19 km) and Mandapeta (20 km).
How to Get There
Vijayawada Airport is the nearest airport to Kanuru.
The nearest railway station from Kanuru is Vijayawada Junction railway station, which is 13 km away.
There are daily bus services to Machilipatnam, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Vishakapatnam, Secunderabad, Mangalagiri and Tenali. The state-run APSRTC is the major bus operator catering to the needs of the passengers travelling on this route. Opt for booking your tickets in advance and get cheap bus tickets from several travel portals.