Namburu is a small developing village in Andhra Pradesh and is a part of the Guntur district. The ‘X’ refer to a road junction adjacent to the village. The cities nearest to Namburu are Vijaywada (38 km) and Guntur (15 km). Namburu’s origins can be traced right back to the Stone Age. The village hass a predominantly agrarian economy with rice, maize and black gram as the main crops. It also has a good number of schools, hospitals, medical centres, and is well-connected by rail and road to most places in the state.
Places to Stay
The Siva Reddy Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) is the only hotel in Namburu. Guntur has Grand Nagarjuna (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), and Hotel K&M International (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) as options too.
The official language of Namburu is Telugu.
Ganesh Chaturti, Navratri, and Deepavali during the Karthika masam in October-November are celebrated with fervour here.
Places of Interest
The Maha Stupa remnants and the Buddhist statues found here are on public display in the Acharya Nagarjuna University. The Kali gardens, another worthy attraction, has a spiritual centre, a university, an Ayurvedic massage centre, schools, as well as Babu Viganan temples.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Namburu is in Vijayawada (38 km).
Namburu Railway stations falls in the Guntur line on the South Central Line. Trains to Hyderabad, Vijayawada and other places in Andhra Pradesh and beyond, make a stop here.
There are daily bus services to Hyderabad and other places in Andhra Pradesh. The best bus operator that offers good experience is Morning Star Travels. Utilising a bus ticket booking coupon can save your money when you buy your tickets. Buses to the area are also available from Guntur city. Bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps is one of the most convenient ways of booking your tickets.