A village in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, Kollur or Kolluru, is located at the bank of the Krishna River. Now famous for its bricks, Kollur was once famous for its diamonds during the Krishnadevaraya period. The world famous ‘Kohinoor’ diamond is believed to have been found in Kollur. Just 4kms aways from Krishna River, today the people in Kollur thrive on agriculture and brick making. Bricks manufactured in this village are sent across the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Places to Stay
Being a pilgrim center there are many places to stay in Kollur. Beena Residency (Tariff-Rs1000 onwards) is a favourite among tourist.
The temple festivals in this village bring in tourists from across the state.
Telugu is the main language used for communication.
Places to Visit
The Brahmam Gari Temple, Sivalayam and Vishnalayam located at a distance of 1km from the bus stand are the temples that people can visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada and Gannavaram.
The nearest railway station to Kollur is Guntur and Tenali.
APSRTC run numerous buses that connects Kollur to Tenali and Guntur. There are also private bus operators like SVR Tours & Travels and Morning Star Travels who run services in Kollur. When you make use of your bus ticket discount coupon from various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.