An urban town and a municipality located in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh,Ponnuris famous for two temples, Sri SakshiBhavanarayanaSwamy Temple and Sri SahasralingeswaraSwamy Temple. The town is located on the Guntur-Chirala state highway, about 29kms south of Guntur. The 24 feet Hanuman Idol at the Sri VeeraAnjaneyaSwamy temple attracts devotees across the year.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels to stay in Ponnur. Tourists visiting the place can stay at Sindoori Hotel, Nagarjuna Grand Hotel and Geetha Regencyin Guntur that has rooms starting from Rs.900 onwards.
The annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here. The Tirunalla festival held in the month of May every year at the Sahasralingeswara Swamy Temple brings in devotees from far.
Telugu is the main language spoken in this town.
Places to Visit
AngadipuramThirumandhamkunnu Temple (1km), Juma Masjid (1km), ArakkuparambuThanakursiNarasimhaKshethram (13kms) Olingara (4kms) are some of the places to see in this village.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada which is about 51km from Ponnur.
The nearest railway station is at Tenali which is approximately 34km from Ponnur.
Ponnur Bus Stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like Sri Srinivasa Travelsthat offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. If you don’t have the time to go to a counter, book bus tickets online with just the click of a mouse.