Wyra is a village situated in the Khammam district in Andhra Pradesh. Legend has it that the demon Wyragyudu was destroyed by Lord Rama here. Hence, the village came to be known as Wyra. It is also famous for a big reservoir here that was dug in 1929. Inaugurated by the then President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radha Krishnan, the reservoir provides drinking water for 70 villages in and around Wyra. Lord Ayyappa Temple- known for its 48 ft high statue of Hanuman makes Wyra all the more popular amongst religious tourists.
Places to Stay
Wyra is a small town and does not have many hotels. However, local home stays are available.
The official language of Wyra is Telugu.
Ugadi in March-April, Krishna Ashtami in August-September, Maha Shivratri, Milad-un-Nabi, and Nagapanchami are the festivals often celebrated in Wyra. Navratri is also celebrated during September-October each year.
Places of Interest
The second largest Hanuman statue in Asia (48 ft height) is a must visit. Lord Ayyappa Temple is another place worth a visit here. Wyra reservoir is another tourist hot spot in Khammam district.
How to Get There
One can take a flight from Kanchikacherla in Andhra Pradesh to Wyra. The distance is 56 km.
Khammam Railway Station is just 2 km away from Wyra.
Sattupally Bus Stand is just 56 km away from Wyra. Wyra has many bus operators. Chennupatti Transports and Andhra Gujarat Roadlines are a few of the bus transporters plying here. Booking a bus ticket has never been easier as you can book through your mobile as well.