Situated on the banks of the river Godavari, Narasapuram is a part of West Godavari District in Andhra Pradesh. Also nicknamed Nrusimhapuri, this town is located close to the temple town of Antarvedi, which is 34 km away. It is also known for the lace industry, where many womenfolk of the region are employed. The lace work from here is exported to the US, Japan and Europe.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget hotels in Narasapuram that are worth checking out include Sri Iswarya Residency (Tariff – Rs.548), Sri Narayana Lodge (Tariff – Rs.491), Hotel Ratna Palace (Tariff – Rs.581) and Sangam Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs.642).
Telugu is commonly spoken in the area.
Godavari Pushkaram, celebrated every 12 years, is one of the most popular events of the town. Other festivals of this place are Pongal in January, Ugadi in March-April, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Narasapuram has several attractions in and around the town, including Adikesava Embermannar Swamy Temple and Durga Laxmaneshwara Swamy temple. Other places of interest around the town are Narasapuram Revu (2 km), Mogalturu (10 km) and Kanakadurga Beach (20 km).
How to Get There
The Rajahmundry Airport, which is 92 km away from here, is the closest one.
The major railhead connecting this place to other cities is the Rajahmundry Railway Station, which is 71 km away from the main town.
Direct buses ply from Rajahmundry, Kalyandurgam and Atmaku to this town. State-run buses as well as some private operators ply on this route. Ticketgoose.com often gives out bus ticket coupons for its customers.