Duvva is a small town in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a part of the coastal Andhra region and comes within the West Godavari district. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Rajahmundry, across the mighty Godavari river, at a distance of 66 km. The Bay of Bengal coast is also nearby at a distance of 60 km.
Places to Stay
One is forced to venture into Rajahmundry in order to put up for the night due to the lack of proper lodging facilities in the town. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Vaishnavi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Akshay Residency (Tariff – Rs. 600), Sangam Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Sai Priya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of the area is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The town in itself does not have great places of interest unlike Rajahmundry. Some of the places worth visiting in Rajahmundry are Gowthami Ghat, Godavari Bund, Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Sir Arthur Cotton Museum, a boat ride on the river Godavari and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajahmundry Airport at a distance of 81 km.
Rajahmundry Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 44 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Buses to the town are readily available from Rajahmundry as well as Eluru. TicketGoose.com offers online bus booking in India to travellers visiting more than 4,000 destinations.