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.
Ambajipeta is a village in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh in India. Considered the centre of the konaseema region, Ambajipeta is located about 7kms from the areas main trade centre the Amalapuram town. The town, which is one of the leading exporters of coconut and its products, this scenic town not only has the biggest coconut market in the state, but also houses a Coconut Research Centre.
Places to Stay
While there are not many options for accommodation available in Ambajipeta, travellers can find affordable accommodation at nearby Amalapuram. Places like Basava and Koka Lodge and Surya Residency offer rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
The annual temple festivals are celebrated with great zest.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Durga Devi and Hanuman Temples and the Vinayaka Temple, Sri Venkateswara Temple and Vasavi Kanyaka Parameshwari Temple are some of the places pilgrims can visit.
How to Get There
Rajahmundry (60kms) is the nearest airport.
The nearest railway station is at Madhurapudi .
Ambajipeta Bus Stand runs regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. Private bus operators like Meghana Travels, SVR Travels, Sai Anjana Travels and Orange Tours & Travels run regular buses to and from the village. Using bus ticket booking coupons to book your tickets will help you get discounts for your journey.