Muramalla is a village in the Polavaram mandal in the east Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located 38 kms towards south from the district headquarters Kakinada and 467 kms from the state capital Hyderabad. Muramalla is not only famous for its religious importance but also for its picturesque location as the river Godavari flows close to Muramalla.
Places to Stay
Muramalla doesn’t have many staying options regarding except for four rooms. The best option would be to stay in either Amalapuram (23kms) or Kakinada (40 kms). Some of the staying options in Amalapuram are Sridevi Lodge (Tariff- Rs. 500), Hotel Vasishta (Tariff- Rs. 500) and Hotel Vishnu Sri (Tariff - Rs. 500)
The official language is Telugu.
The main event in Muramalla is the Nityakalyanam and the poojas that are performed to the Lord daily at the temple. Kalyanams are also performed to the Lord every night from 7 P.M. The Maha Sivarathri festival is also celebrated in Muramalla in month of February.
Places to Visit
Sri Bhadrakali Sametha Sri Veerabhadra Swamy Temple is main place of tourist importance.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Muramalla is the Rajmundry airport (92 kms).
Rajamundry railway station (60 kms) is the nearest major railway station to Muramalla.
Muramalla APSRTC bus station, Mummidivaram APSRTC bus station and Yanam APSRTC bus station are the nearby by bus stations to Muramalla. APSRTC runs number of busses from major cities to here. Some of the operators that offer good experience for passengers include Sai Anjana Travels, Orange Tours & Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels and Meghana Travels. Booking bus tickets online is the easiest mode of getting your tickets.