A Nagar Panchayat and mandal in Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh, Giddaluru or Giddalur is located on the Guntur - Nandyal Highway. The well-known Mokshagundam village is situated in Giddalur Taluk. This village gained prominence after the legend that a dip in the five ponds leads to ultimate salvation or moksha.
Places to Stay
There are many affordable accommodation options available in Giddalur. Some of them are Sri Anupama Residency (Tariff- 900), Hotel MGM Grand (Tariff-1760 – 2000) and Hotel Swagath Grand (Tariff-1490).
The annual festivities at Pathala Nageshwara Swamy temple brings in people every year. Also the annual Srirama Navami festival at the Sri Kodanda Rama Swami Temple near Giddalur conducts the popular bull fight.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Khadarvali Swami Darga, C.S.I Church, Mokshagundam and Bthe heema Lingeswara Swami Temple (5kms beside Nandyal-Giddalur Highway) are places to see here.
How to Get There
Cuddapah Airport (98.18Kms) is the nearest airport.
Giddalur Railway Station runs trains that connect Giddalur to other town in Andhra Pradesh.
The APS RTC Bus Stand runs regular bus service in Giddalur. There are great private bus operators like Meghana Travels that offers travellers regular bus services to and from Giddalur. Browse through several bus booking portals and avail of cheapest bus tickets.