Known to be the main center for villages and towns, Addanki is a small town in Andhra Pradesh. The town Singarakonda which is located about 5kms away from Addanki is known to be the famous for many important temples and pilgrim center. It is believed that Lord Hanuman stayed one day on the banks of Bhavanasi lake.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Abu Road. Some of them are Hotel Mourya (Tariff – Rs.888), Ongole(Tariff – Rs.800),and Hotel Central Park (Tariff – Rs.800).
The official language of Addanki is Telugu. The other languages spoken include Hindi.
Some of the famous festivals and events in Addanki include Hanumath Jayanthi. This is performed every year on Vysakha Bahula Dasami day.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist interest in Addanki. Some of the places include Sri Madhava Swami Devalayam (3kms from Addanki, Opp to Attulurivari veedhi, Gandhi Bomma center) Sri Kanyaka Perameswari Devalayam (3kms from Addank, Opp Attulurivari veedhi) and Sri Brahmam gari Devalayam (8kms from Addanki).
How to Get There
Vijayawada airport is the nearest domestic airport to Addanki. It is situated about 100 kms away from this town.
The only closest Railway station from Addanki is Ongole. All passenger trains going from Hyderbad, Vijayawada and Chennai halt and depart from this station.
Addanki Bus station connects to states and districts of Andhra Pradesh. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Kamakshi Travels Hyderabad, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels and KMBT Travels. Several bus ticket booking portals like ticketgoose.com offers bus ticket booking discount with codes. Make use of it when you book your tickets.
A city and a Municipal Corporation in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, Ongole is famous for the Ongole breed of oxen, which is one of the major Zebu cattle breeds in the world. The Ongole breed is sent across the globe and even an island in Malaysia is named after the oxen. The city houses many temples that date back to the 17th century. Agriculture is the primary industry and Ongole is one of the major tobacco trading centres in Andhra Pradesh.
Budget Hotels in Ongole
There are many hotels in Ongole. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Sarovar, Ramya Residency, Hotel Central Park and Apsara Lodge that offers rooms from Rs.800 onwards.
Telugu is the Local Language.
Events in Ongole
All annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Dussehra, Diwali, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here. The Ongole bull rock-pulling competitions are conducted as a part of traditional festival celebrations at some villages near the city.
Places to See in Ongole
The Sri Raja Rajeswara Swami Temple , Kaasi Visweswara Swami temple, Chenna Keswva Swami Temple, Veeranjaneya Swami temple, J.M.B.Church and Jamia Masjid are located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada.
Ongole has its own Railway Station.
Ongole APSRTC Bus Stop provides regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Meghana Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Sai Varma Travels and Rukmini Travels that run regular buses to and from the city. Bus booking offers at Ticketgoose.com can be availed of when you book your tickets.