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
Nellore is a city in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh which is located on the banks of the Penna River. It is the sixth most populous city
Budget Hotels in Nellore
Being the most populous city, there is plenty number of hotels that will satisfy the different needs of the visitors. Some of the budget hotels here are Season Inn, Hotel Athidi Grand, Hotel Rama Royal and much more.
Telugu is the official language of Nellore.
Events in Nellore
Pongal, Ugadi, Ganesh Chathurthi, Makara
Places to See in Nellore
Talpagiri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Jonnawada, Narasimhakonda, Somasila Dam, Kandaleru Dam, Udayagiri Fort, Krishnapatnam, Sriharikota, Mypadu Beach and Kotha Koduru Beach are the famous tourist spots in this region.
How to Get There
Tirupati Airport is the nearest airport to Nellore which is at a distance of 102 km.
There is a railway station in Nellore that connects major cities of India.
Visitors can opt bus at any place to reach Nellore. Book your bus tickets online at ticketgoose.com.