Martur or Maruturu is a village and a mandal in Prakasam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Martur is surrounded by Ballikurava mandal towards west, Yddana Pudi mandal towards east, Chilakaluripet mandal towards north, Janakavaram Ponguluru mandal towards south. It is located 62 kms towards north from district head quarters Ongole and 271 kms from state capital Hyderabad towards west.
Places to Stay
Nearest hotels are available in Ongole. Somme of the good hotels are Ramya Residency (Tariff - Rs. 1200), Mourya Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000) and Central Park Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 2099).
The official language of Martur is Telugu.
The famous festival in Martur is the Vinayaka festival.
Places to Visit
Nearby tourist destinations are Guntur (55 kms), Amaravathi (79 kms) and Vijayawada (91 kms).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Maruteru is the Vijayawada Airport (107 kms).
Guntur Junction railway station (57 kms) is closest major railway station to Martur.
Valaparla APSRTC bus station, Chilakaluripeta APSRTC bus station, and Muppavaram APSRTC bus station are the nearby by bus stations to Martur APSRTC runs Number of buses from major cities to here. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include V.V.Vinayaka Travels, Morning Star Travels, KMBT Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Sapthagiri Travels and Sri Krishna Travels. Booking bus tickets online is very convenient as you can book from the confines of your home.
Tanaku is an agricultural town situated in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located at a distance 59 km from the nearest city of Rajahmundry. The presence of a number of temples and mosques situated here has made this place a famous religious centre that draws many devotees from far and near.
Places to Stay
One can find a good number of budget-friendly hotels for lodging purposes in the nearest accessible city of Rajahmundry. Some of them worth to try are Hotel Jagadeeshwari (Tariff – Rs. 570), Hotel Surya (Tariff – Rs. 664), Hotel Ratna Palace (Tariff – Rs. 713), Akansha Inn (Tariff – Rs. 759), Hotel Ashraya Residency (Tariff – Rs.876) and others.
Telegu is the official language of the region.
The important events celebrated in the region are Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Makar Sankranti in January, Ugadi in March-April, Dussehra in October and many more.
Places of Interest
The nearest tourist destination is Rajahmundry. Some of the important places of tourist interest are the picturesque landscape of Papi Hills, the floriculture and horticulture site of Kadiyapulanka, the Rallabandi Subbarao Government Museum, the Markandeya Temple, the magnificient Dowleswaram Barrage.
How to Get There
Rajahumundry Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 75 km from the town.
The nearest railway station is the Rajahumundry Railway Station at a distance of 42 km.
Andhra State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is the major bus transport service that operates between the places. Private bus operators such as Kesineni Travels and others also provide bus services across many destinations. Do away with standing in ticket counters and opt for online bus reservation facility instead.