Gannavaram is a town in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Those with a taste and anxiety for water bodies, temples and South Indian delicacy must visit this place. The nearest major urban agglomeration is Vijayawada city at a distance of 20 km on the banks of the mighty Krishna river. The town hosts the Vijayawada airport, and hence is technically a suburb of the city.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget hotels worth trying in Vijayawada are Hotel Sri Krishna Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700), Haritha Berm Park (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Grand Residence (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and Green Valley Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of the area is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The city is noted for its religious tourism as devotees, both domestic as well as international, flock to the city all year round. Some of the places which are worth visiting in Vijayawada are Kanaka Durga Temple, Undavalli Caves, the picturesque Prakasam Barrage, Moghalrajpuram Caves, Bhavani Island, Hazratbal Masjid and others.
How to Get There
The Vijayawada Airports is located within the town’s perimeters.
The Vijayawada Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 23 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Some of the private operators active are SRM Travels and Kesineni Travels. Buses to the city are available from Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad as well as Rajahmundry. There are several bus booking portals that provide bus booking online offers from time to time.
Mydukur is a mandal in Cuddapah district of Andhra Pradesh. It belongs to Rayalaseema region. It is called the junction of Rayalaseema, since it links the roads connecting the holy cities Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Srisailam and the state capital of Hyderabad. Mydukur was founded due to Madhavaraya Swamy temple. It was earlier called Madhavakuru.Mydukur is located 36 kms towards north from the district head quarters Kadapa and 347 kms from the state capital Hyderabad.
Places to stay
There are several hotels to choose from. Some of famous hotels are Manasa Hotel, Rajamatha Hotel and Srinivasa Hotel.
All annual religious festivals are celebrated with great fervor here.
The official language of Mydukur is Telugu. Urdu is also spoken here.
Places to Visit
There are many places of religious worship to be visited near Mydukur. Some of them are Madhavaraya swamy Temple, Sri Sai Baba Temple and Kodandarama Swamy temple. The nearby tourist destinations are Cuddapah (34 kms), Puttaparthi (167 kms) , Horsley Hills ( 162 kms) , Nellore ( 157 kms) and Kurnool (166kms).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Mydukur is the Tirupati airport (150 kms).
Nellore Railway station is nearest major railway station (154 kms) to Mydukur.
Mydukur APSRTC bus station, Vannipenta APSRTC bus station, Duvvur APSRTC bus station are the nearby by bus stations to Mydukur .APSRTC runs Number of busses from major cities to here. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include CGR Travels, Gajjala Travels, Jagan Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Reddy Express, Sri Saiyana Travels. Now, you can book your bus ticket by using Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.