Penukonda is a very small village that is located in the district of Anantapur in the state of Andhra Pradesh. This village belongs to the Rayalseema region. The distance between Penukonda and Hyderabad is 443 km. Some of the cities that lie close-by are Kadiri, Hindupur and Dharmavaram.
Places to Stay
There are good, budget-friendly hotels in Penukonda. Some of them are the Amaravathi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Bhima Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Nama Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and SRS Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500.)
The official languages of Penukonda are Telugu and Urdu. Other languages that are spoken here are Hindi, Tamil and English.
The important festivals of Penukonda are Vinayaka Chaturthi (September), Dasara Festival (October), Makar Sankranthi (January) and Diwali (November.)
Places of Interest
There are several tourist attractions in Penukonda. Some of them are Puttaparthi (25 km from Penukonda) and Lepakshi (34 km.)
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Bengaluru International Airport (110 km) from the village.
The nearest major railway station is the Penukonda railway station which is 2 km from the village.
Penukonda and Hindupur are linked via road. The distance between these places is 40 km by road. The nearest bus stand is at a distance of 1 km from the village. There are regular local buses from Penukonda to the cities that lie nearby. Popular bus operators in this region are KP Travels and Sharma Travels. Book bus tickets online from the confines of your home or office without any hassle.