Marteru or Maruteru is a village in Penumantra mandal, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. It is located 405 kms from state capital Hyderabad. The closest major cities include Rajamahendri, Kakinada, Vijayawada and Guntur. The village is famous for the rice research center, established by the Government of India to conduct research on paddy crops.
Places to stay
Hotels are available in the nearby towns of Maruteru. Sri Chitturi Heritage in Tanuku is 15 kms from Maruteru bus stand (Tariff – Rs. 850). Royal Regency in Palakollu is 12 kms from Maruteru bus stand (Tariff – Rs. 1600), Sri GajaLakshmi lodge in Palakollu is 12kms from Maruteru bus stand (Tariff – Rs. 550).
The official language of Marteruis Telugu.
A festival called Venkateswara Swami Kalyanam is celebrated in Marteru village every year in March or April.
Places to visit
There are many places to be visited near around Marteru. A small town called Penugonda (2 kms from Marteru), is the birthplace of Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari who is the god for Vysyas. Palakollu is a town is 12 kms far from Marteru. There is Godavari river bay 10 kms from Marteru.
How to get there
The closest airport to Maruteru is the Rajahmundry Airport (40 kms).
Manchili railway station, Attili railway station are the nearby small railway stations to Marteru. Rajamundry railway station (45 kms) is nearest major railway station.
Marteru APSRTC bus station, Veeravasaram APSRTC bus station, Tanuku APSRTC bus station are the nearby by bus stations to Marteru. APSRTC runs Number of busses from major cities to here. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Kaveri Kamakshi Travels and Nanis Sai Krishna Travels. TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service that provides low price, high quality options for bus travelers - choosing from multiple top operators, bus types, convenient schedules and price.