Gollapudi is a village in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located 10 km to the west of Vijayawada, and is situated on the banks of the river Krishna. This village is said to be constructed by an English engineer. The roads are built is such a manner that they are all parallel to each other. NH-9 passes through this village connecting Vijayawada with Hyderabad. The Ayyappa Swami temple in Gollapudi is quite famous and is popularly known as the Andhra Sabarimalai.
Places to Stay
Continental Park Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1400), Hotel G Square (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Hotel Sripada (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Green Valley (Tariff – Rs. 600) are some of the budget hotels in Vijayawada, which is not very far from Gollapudi.
The official language of Gollapudi is Telugu.
Festivals celebrated in Gollapudi include Dassara in October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
There are some interesting places that one can visit in Gollapudi. Some of them are the Ayyappa Swami Temple (5 km), Lord Mallikarjuna Temple (6 km), Prakasham Barrage (6 km), Rajiv Gandhi Park (6 km) and Bhavani Island (12 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Gollapudi is the Vijayawada Airport. It is located about 28 km away from the village.
The nearest railway station to Gollapudi is at Vijayawada, which is about 7 km away.
Bus services are available to Hyderabad and Bangalore from Gollapudi. Morning Star Travels, SRS Travels and Yamani Travels are some of operators providing services to these cities. You can conveniently book a bus ticket through online bus booking portals like Ticketgoose.com.