A coastal city, Singarayakonda lies along the Guntur-Chennai Highway and is also surrounded by many lakes making it a most desired getaway for many from the nearby cities. This area boasts of its scenic beauty. Located in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, its capital city Hyderabad is 352 km away from here. Its nearby cities are Kavali, Kandukur, Ongole, and Chirala. Singarayakonda Bypass helps divert the flow of traffic away from this serene city, yet gives the travellers shade and a sense of calmness as they pass through this locality.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Singarayakonda. However, there are affordable hotels in Prakasam. Two such hotels are Haritha Hotel (Tariff – Rs.925) and Adithya Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500).
The official language spoken in Singarayakonda is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated in Singarayakonda are Sankranti in January, Holi celebrated in March, Ugadi in March-April, Janmashtami in July-August, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Singarayakonda is famous for its numerous lakes that dot the vicinity of the city. The Lord Varaha Narasimha Temple built by Devaraya and modified by Srikrishnadevaraya is famous for its pattern and style. Another famous temple is the Ayyappa Swami Temple.
How to Get There
Vijayawada Airport is located 197 km away from Singarayakonda.
The railway station lies within a radius of 450 m. The major railway station, Ulavapadu Railway Station, is located 10 km away from Singarayakonda.
There are many state-run and private buses that connect Singarayakonda to many places such as Chennai and Andhra Pradesh, as it lies on the highway. There are frequent buses to and fro Hyderabad and Singarayakonda run by Kesineni Travels and Kaveri Kamakshi Travels. To book a bus ticket you no longer need to go to a bus counter, as online tickets are available on bus booking portals.