Known to be a small town in West Godavari District, Kovvur is situated on the banks of the sacred river Godavari river. Many retired people prefer to settle down in this place for its pleasant climate. Tourists throng to this city at the time of Godavari Pushkaram which is held once in 12 years to take a holy dip on the sacred river. There are many famous temples in this town, which include Gayatridevi temple, Krishna temple, Shirdi Saibaba temple, Gayatri Gosala and Goddess Marakatha Gayathri Temple.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Kovvur Bypass. Some of them are Hotel Vijay Vihar, (Tariff – Rs.500), Vinayaka Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500) , Hotel New Royal ( Tariff – Rs.550)and Sri Teja Milatary Hotel, (Tariff – Rs.1000).
The official language of Kovvur Bypass is Telugu . The other language spoken include Hindi.
Maha Sivarathri is the most important Hindu festival is celebrated in in Kovvur.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Kovvur Bypass. Some of the places include d Gayatri Devi temple (25 kms from Kovvur), (6 kms from Kovvur)), Shirdi Saibaba (26kms from Kovvur) Goudeeya Muttamu ( 7kms Kovvur ) and Gayatri Gosala (4 kms from Kovvur Bypass).
How to Get There
Madhurapudi is the nearest airport to the town of Kovvur Bypass. The distance between Madhurapudi Airport to of Kovvur is about 25 kms.
Kovvur railway station is said to the largest railway station as it has three platforms.Many Express trains from Hyderbad and Vijayawada halt and depart There is no railway station in Ichalkaranji Bypass. Kolhapur Railway junction is the one which is closest to Ichalkaranji in a distance of about 29 kms.
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