Yemmiganur, also called Emmiganur, is a developing city in Andhra Pradesh and is a mandal headquarters and municipal headquarters of the Kurnool District. Yemmiganur was part of Vijayanagar from the 14thforeign countries. It is also famous for its weavers. Yemmiganur is a growing educational hub with many schools coming up in the area.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Yemmiganur, nearby Adoni has a number of good budget hotels. These include Hotel Srinvasa Bhavan (Tariff – Rs. 500-1000), International Lodge (Tariff- Rs. 500-1000), and Rajshri Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above).
The official languages of Yemmiganur are Telugu and Kannada.
Some of the important festivals of Yemmiganur are Hanuman Jayanthi, Teru Bazaar- a car festival in January, and Peerla Pandaga Yugadi (Dashera) which is the first day of the Telugu Calendar.
Places of Interest
Yemmiganur has a number of places of religious interest such as the Sufi Saint Khwaya Sayed Darga which is 5 km away from Kurnool and the BIG MG Jerusalem Church. There is also the Santha ‘Sunday Market’-a local cattle market.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Yemmiganur is in Bellary (60 km), Karnataka.
The nearest major railway station to Yemmiganur is in Adoni (30 km).
There are daily bus services to Vijayawada, Guntur, and other places in Andhra Pradesh. The best bus operator that offers good experience to passengers is Diwakar Travels. Online bus ticket booking has caught up with travelers across India.