A village in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district, Vadlamannadu is known for its Kondalama Thalli temple. Located close to the sea, it has a few beaches worth exploring. The best months to visit this place are between November and February. Its nearby cities are Pedana, Hanuman Junction, Machilipatnam and Gudivada.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Vadlamannadu. But tourists can opt to stay in Machilipatnam, which is 17 km away. Some of the budget hotels here are Eswar Residency (Tariff –Rs. 900) and Udipi Krishna Bhavan (Tariff –Rs. 900).
Telugu is mostly spoken in this village.
Pongal in January, Ugadi in March-April, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November are some of the important festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
There are a couple of temples and beaches worth visiting in this village other than the Kondalama Thalli temple. Other places of interest nearby are in Machilipatnam, including Panduranga Swamy Temple, Manginapudi Beach, The Lighthouse and the Machilipatnam Church.
How to Get There
The closest airport from this village is in Vijayawada, which is 69 km away.
Pedana railway station (8 km) is the nearest from the village. However, the major rail head connecting this village is Vijayawada railway station (68 km).
There are daily buses from Gudlavalleru and Pedana. State-run buses cater to passengers travelling on this route. Book a bus ticket online and travel hassle free without standing in serpentine queues.