Situated in East Godavari district in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, Katrenikona is a village and a large gram panchayat. The village economy is mainly dependent on agriculture and aqua culture. The village is also famous for its coconut crop.
Places to Stay
Amalapuram, located 21kms away, is the nearest small city for stay options. Some of the budget hotels in Amalapuram are Hotel Vaishnavi (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Vasishta (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Preethi Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Katrenikona is Telugu.
The beginning of spring, celebrated with the festival of Makar Sankranti, is celebrated in January every year.
Places of Interest
The Kalabhairava Shiv temple and the temple of Goddess Maavullamma are famous in the region.
How to Get There
Rajahmundry Airport at a distance of 93kms is the closest airport to Katrenikona village.
The nearest railway station is Kotipalli, located 27kms away. But connectivity to larger cities is possible from Rajamundry Railway Station which is 66kms away.
Bus services to Amalapuram Bus Stand, about 21kms away, is the nearest one can get to Katrenikona village by bus. From here, there are good private operators like Ramana Tours and Travels, SVR Tours and Travels and Sindhu Travels along with APSRTC (Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) that provide services on this route. Before going on a holiday, check out various travel portals and get cheap bus tickets.