Denduluru is a village in the western Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is 9 km away from the Eluru district headquarters. Many politicians of Andhra Pradesh are from Denduluru. It is famous for its temples, ponds and the rare white brinjal (eggplant) which is grown here.
Places to Stay
Quite a few budget-friendly hotels can be found in the Eluru district. These include the Usha Valentine Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600 onwards), Adithya Central Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1100 onwards) and Hotel Grand Aarya (Tariff – Rs. 1300 onwards.)
The official language of Denduluru is Telugu. Other languages that are spoken here include Hindi and English.
Some of the important festivals that are celebrated in this region are Pongal (mid -January), Ganesh Chaturthi (August-September.)
Places of Interest
Eluru is popular for a lake called the Kolleru Lake. Other places that can be visited by tourists include Dwaraka Tirumala, Godavari and the Sri Adikesava Embermannar Swamy temple in Godavari.
How to Get There
Denduluru has no airport facility. The Vijayawada airport (39.5 km away) is the airport nearest to Eleru.
The closest railway station is at Eluru which is not far from Denduluru.
Denduluru is connected to other places via Eluru. From here, one can catch buses to places such as Rajahmundry, Bangalore, Vijayawada, Guntur, Hyderabad, Tirupathi, Chennai, Chittoor and Vishakhapatnam. Sai Krishna Travels, Sree Kaleswari Travels and Kesineni Travels are some of the good bus operators in this region. To book a bus ticket you no longer need to go to a bus counter, as online tickets are available on bus booking portals.
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.