Pitapuram is a city in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The cities nearest to Pitapuram are Kakinada (18 km away) and Rajahmundry (48 km away). Pitapuram has a number of schools and colleges in the area and there are many places of tourist attraction in Pitapuram.
Places to Stay
Pitapuram has a few good budget hotel options. These include Brindavan Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above), Srinivasa Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000) and Jyothi Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above).
The official language of Pitapuram is Telugu.
The important festivals of Pitapuram are Subramanyeswara Swamy Shashti and Vinayaka Chaviti.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Pitapuram. The Coringa Sanctuary (33 km away) is an excellent eco-system at work, with all types of flora and fauna found for public viewing. The Draksharama Bheemeshwara Swamy Temple (41 km away) with a crystal Shiva Lingam is quite a tourist attraction.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Pitapuram is the Madhurapudi Airport which is about 48 km away. The nearest international airport is at Hyderabad which is 498 km away.
The closest railway stations are the Samalkot Railway Junction (15 km away) and Anarpathi (10 km away). There are frequent trains from Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Vijaywada and Guntur coming in.
There are daily bus services to Hyderabad and other cities. The best bus operators that offer good services to passengers are Meghana Travels and SVR Tours and Travels. Travellers prefer to opt for online booking of bus tickets as they can comfortably get their tickets from the confines of their homes or offices.