Anakapalli town is part of the Greater Visakhapatnam in the coastal district of Visakhapatnam of Andhra Pradesh. The town is famous for its jaggery and ranks second in the country in terms of imports and exports. Other than being an important business centre, the town is also home to many Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim and Christian places of worship.
Places to Stay
For options, one will have to consider Visakhapatnam. Some of the budget hotels which are worth a try are Haritha Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 950), Dwaraka Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) Morya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and Sonar Bangla Bengali Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 600) and others.
The official language of the area is Telugu. English is also understood.
The major events of the city are Holi, Ganesh Chathurthi and Diwali.
Places of Interest
Some of the places of interest in the area are Sri Sri Nookambika Temple, the Andhra Baptist Church and the ruins of a Buddhist temple known as Bojjannakonda. Many other old Buddhist temples can be found in the area too.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Visakhapatnam Airport at a meager distance of 26 km.
The closest railway stations are the Anakapalle Railway Station, Kasimkota Railway Station and the Thadi Railway Station. Vishakapatnam Railway Junction is the major railway station at a distance of 33 km from Anakapalle.
Both state-run as well as private bus operators operate in the area. Private operators include HKB Tours and Travels and Kesineni Travels. Book your tickets in advance and avail of your bus ticket discount coupon, especially given during festive seasons
A town in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, Narasaraopet or Narasaraopeta is located on the Guntur - Vinukonda - Kurnool - Bellary Road. Situated on the East of the Chennai - Hyderabad Highway, Narasaraopet is about 45 km from Guntur. A major commercial trading centre in coastal Andhra Pradesh after Tenali, Narasaraopetis the second largest town in Guntur District. The town houses a great number of educational institutions.
Budget Hotels in Narasaraopet
There are many hotels in Narasaraopet. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Savera Restaurant and Lodge and Vijaya Residency that offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Events in Narasaraopet
Annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here.
Places to See in Narasaraopet
Church of Christ, SeetharamaSwamy temple, Pattabhi Rama Swamy temple, GeethaMandir, PaathuriSivalayam and PaathuriAnjaneyaswamy temple are located within 2kms of the town bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada
Narasaraopethas its own railway station
Narasaraopet bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like Sandhya Travels, Uppalapati Travels, KaveriKamakshi Travels, V.V.Vinayaka Travels and Sapthagiri Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money.