A village Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district, Angalakuduru is located 5 km from the Tenali state road and 20 km from the district headquarters in Guntur. It is around 300 km from the state capital Hyderabad. The real name of the village was “Anganala Koduru”, ‘Anganala’ means ‘Women’s’ and ‘Koduru’ was a term commonly used for ‘village’ or ‘hamlet’. In entirety, the word actually meant “Women’s village”. With time, the name of the village metamorphosed into “Angalakuduru”.
Places to Stay
There are only a few hotels in Angalakuduru. One of them is the Great Hotel (Tariff – minimum Rs. 500). Another hotel available is the Lakshman Hotel (Tariff – minimum Rs. 500). There are better hotels in Tenali for example,Hotel Princess (Tariff-Starting from Rs. 525).
The village has only one language spoken and it is Telegu.
The important festival of Angalakuduru is Shivaratri which is celebrated every year during the 13th night/14th day of the Maagha month.
Places of Interest
In Angalakuduru village, there are 4 to 5 temples of Venugopala Swamy, Anjaneya, Shiva, Sri Rama which are excellent pieces of historical architecture. Besides the village, people can also visit Guntur city (which is 40km away from the village) or Vijaywada which too is the same distance from the village.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Angalakuduru is the Vijaywada airtport. It is located approximately 51km away from the village.
The nearest railway station to the village is in Tenali and is called the Tenali junction railway station. It is approximately 5km away from the village.
The tiny village is well connected by buses and the nearest one is the Tenali Bus Station, Duggirala Bus Station, and Guntur By Pass Bus Station. It is easy to get online bus tickets due to the increase in the number of travel websites. Online bus booking is a rage with travelers these days because several travel websites provide cheap bus ticket booking facility to its customers
Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is famous for its rich history and tradition. Its culture and historical tradition dates back to 400 years Known as the Pearl City that retains its ancient culture, today Hyderabad has grown in leaps and bounds in the field of technology. Hyderabad offers a variety of attractions for tourists, such as the minars, khao galis and bangle markets. The city has various influences of the Nizam culture.
Budget Hotels in Hyderabad
There are great many hotels in Hyderabad that are suitable for budget travelers which include the Ashoka Klaasic (Tariff – Rs 1,025) Taj Mahal Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 2,016) and The City Park (Tariff – Rs.1,844)
Telugu is the local language spoken in Hyderabad. Hyderabad has a large population of Muslims since the region was earlier ruled by Moguls and Nizams, hence people here are also fluent in Hindi and Urdu.
Events in Hyderabad
Batkamma Panduga held in July and Bonalu in September are some of the important local festivals of Hyderabad. Other common festivals like Ugadi (April), Ganesh Chaturthi (September), Ramzan (July) and Bakri-id (October) are also celebrated with great enthusiasm in this city.
Places to See in Hyderabad
There is a gamut of interesting places to visit in Hyderabad like Charminar (16kms from bus stand), Nizam's Museum ( 2kms from Charminar), Golconda Fort (18 kms), Salar Jung Museum (19kms), Laad Bazaar 13 kms), Birla Mandir (4.63) and Hussein Sagar Lake (4kms).
How to Get There
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is an international airport near Shamshabad. It is located about 22 kms away from the city. This international airport also undertakes domestic operations.
Hyderabad’s Deccan Railway Station situated at Nampally is the busiest railway station that has connecting trains to all major destinations in India. This major railway station serve the two cities – Secunderabad and Hyderabad; while Kachiguda is a small station located at Begumpet.
Hyderabad has a number of government and private buses. Currently there are two bus stations —Afzal Gunj Stand and Jubilee Bus Stand. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transportation Corporation (APSRTC) provides standard buses, deluxe coaches and air conditioned coaches. The best bus operators that offer quality service include Kesineni Travels, Sindu Travels and VRL Travels. There are several bus operators that have made booking bus tickets easier through their websites.