Komarolu is a village in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh. The place is known for its greenery and fertile lands. Some of the important crops grown here are groundnut, sugarcane and paddy. As per 2001 census, the population of Komarolu is 9966. There are various tourist destinations close to Komarolu with Ahobilam being the nearest. Komarolu also has government hospitals, banks and a lake. The nearest town to Komarolu is Markapur which is 70 km away and enjoys good road connectivity. November is the ideal time to visit Komarolu.
Places to Stay
Being a small village, Komarolu does not have many hotels nearby. Local home stays are available. However, there are a couple of 2 star hotels such as Aakaash Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 660 onwards), Sri Anupama Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900 onwards).
The official language of Komarolu is Telugu. The alternate language spoken here is Urdu.
Some of the annual festivals celebrated in Komarolu district are Maha Shivaratri (February/March), Ugadi (March/April), Dussehra (September/October), Deepavali (October/November).
Places of Interest
Anjaneyaswami Temple, Kanankadurga Temple and Komarolu Church of Christ are good tourist attractions nearby Komarolu.
How to Get There
Since Komarolu is a small village, it has no airport facility. The nearest airport is 213 km away.
Komarolu has no railway station. The nearest railway station is 17.7 km away.
Komarolu is connected to cities such as Hyderabad and Bangalore. Few bus operators running good frequency buses from Komarolu region are Meghana Travels, Raja Travels, Neeta Travels, Rukmini Travels Private Limited. Avoid standing in queues in bus counters and go for online bus ticket booking facility instead.
Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is famous for its rich history and tradition. Its culture and historical tradition dates back to 400 years Known as the Pearl City that retains its ancient culture, today Hyderabad has grown in leaps and bounds in the field of technology. Hyderabad offers a variety of attractions for tourists, such as the minars, khao galis and bangle markets. The city has various influences of the Nizam culture.
Budget Hotels in Hyderabad
There are great many hotels in Hyderabad that are suitable for budget travelers which include the Ashoka Klaasic (Tariff – Rs 1,025) Taj Mahal Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 2,016) and The City Park (Tariff – Rs.1,844)
Telugu is the local language spoken in Hyderabad. Hyderabad has a large population of Muslims since the region was earlier ruled by Moguls and Nizams, hence people here are also fluent in Hindi and Urdu.
Events in Hyderabad
Batkamma Panduga held in July and Bonalu in September are some of the important local festivals of Hyderabad. Other common festivals like Ugadi (April), Ganesh Chaturthi (September), Ramzan (July) and Bakri-id (October) are also celebrated with great enthusiasm in this city.
Places to See in Hyderabad
There is a gamut of interesting places to visit in Hyderabad like Charminar (16kms from bus stand), Nizam's Museum ( 2kms from Charminar), Golconda Fort (18 kms), Salar Jung Museum (19kms), Laad Bazaar 13 kms), Birla Mandir (4.63) and Hussein Sagar Lake (4kms).
How to Get There
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is an international airport near Shamshabad. It is located about 22 kms away from the city. This international airport also undertakes domestic operations.
Hyderabad’s Deccan Railway Station situated at Nampally is the busiest railway station that has connecting trains to all major destinations in India. This major railway station serve the two cities – Secunderabad and Hyderabad; while Kachiguda is a small station located at Begumpet.
Hyderabad has a number of government and private buses. Currently there are two bus stations —Afzal Gunj Stand and Jubilee Bus Stand. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transportation Corporation (APSRTC) provides standard buses, deluxe coaches and air conditioned coaches. The best bus operators that offer quality service include Kesineni Travels, Sindu Travels and VRL Travels. There are several bus operators that have made booking bus tickets easier through their websites.