A village in the Vemsoor mandal of Khammam district, Andhra Pradesh, Kandukuru is an agricultural village. The village has the highest literate population when compared with the surrounding region. Education is given greater prominence in this village.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Kandukuru. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Kalyan Lodge, Sridhar Lodge and Athidi Lodge in Khammam that offers rooms from Rs.400 onwards.
Sankranthi, Dussehra Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
The Venkateshwara Swami temple and Saibaba Temple are located next to the village bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Rajahmundry Airport which is about 102km from Kandukuru.
The nearest Railway Station is at Khammam
The Kandukuru Bus Stop runs regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like V.V.Vinayaka Travels and Sri Krishna Travels that run regular buses to and from the village. Book your tickets to anywhere in India through Ticketgoose.com’s online bus reservation service.
A city and a Municipal Corporation in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, Ongole is famous for the Ongole breed of oxen, which is one of the major Zebu cattle breeds in the world. The Ongole breed is sent across the globe and even an island in Malaysia is named after the oxen. The city houses many temples that date back to the 17th century. Agriculture is the primary industry and Ongole is one of the major tobacco trading centres in Andhra Pradesh.
Budget Hotels in Ongole
There are many hotels in Ongole. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Sarovar, Ramya Residency, Hotel Central Park and Apsara Lodge that offers rooms from Rs.800 onwards.
Telugu is the Local Language.
Events in Ongole
All annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Dussehra, Diwali, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here. The Ongole bull rock-pulling competitions are conducted as a part of traditional festival celebrations at some villages near the city.
Places to See in Ongole
The Sri Raja Rajeswara Swami Temple , Kaasi Visweswara Swami temple, Chenna Keswva Swami Temple, Veeranjaneya Swami temple, J.M.B.Church and Jamia Masjid are located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada.
Ongole has its own Railway Station.
Ongole APSRTC Bus Stop provides regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Meghana Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Sai Varma Travels and Rukmini Travels that run regular buses to and from the city. Bus booking offers at Ticketgoose.com can be availed of when you book your tickets.