Marlapalem is a very peaceful hillside village in the Chatrai mandal in the district of Krishna, Andhra Pradesh. There is a very beautiful temple of Lord Shiva called Shivanam temple that is located here. Many people in this town are sincere followers of Lord Shiva and celebrate Maha Shivratri with great enthusiasm. The distance between Marlapalem and Hyderabad is 307 km. Famous places that lie close-by are Eluru, Vijayawada and Amaravathi.
Places to Stay
There are good, budget-friendly hotels in Marlapalem. Some of them are Hotel Fortune (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Garuda (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Mamata (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Pariwar Grand (Tariff – Rs. 500.)
The official language of Marlapalem is Telugu. Other languages that are spoken here are Hindi, Tamil and English.
The important festivals of Marlapalem are Vijaydashtmi (October), Bhishma Ekadasi (February), Maha Shivratri (March) and Diwali (November.)
Places of Interest
There are several tourist attractions in Marlapalem. Some of them are Chatrai (8 km from Marlapalem), Musunuru (16 km), Lingapalem (16 km) and Vissannapet (16 km).
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Vijayawada Airport which is 55 km from the village.
The nearest railway station is the Vatlur railway station which is 36 km from the village.
Marlapalem is well-connected via road to Nuzvid. The distance between these cities is 22 km by road. The nearest bus stand is the Marlapalem Bus Station which is at a distance of 1 km from the village. There are regular local buses that travel from Marlapalem to the cities nearby. Popular travel operators in this region are Hindustanth Travels and VRM Travels. If you don’t have the time to go to a counter, book bus tickets online with just the click of a mouse.