Muddanur is a mandal in the Cuddapah district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located 62 km from the district headquarters and 350 km from Hyderabad. Muddanur has a huge composition of 46 villages and 18 panchayats. The founder of Muddanur, Gajjalla Narayana Reddy played an active role in changing the landscape of the present day Muddanur. Thanks to the efforts of the Gajjalla family, one can see factories, nationalised banks, high schools, colleges, clubs, hospitals, religious places and movie theatres in Muddanur.
Places to Stay
Muddanur has many budget hotels such as Blue Diamond Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 400 to Rs. 700), Haripriya Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 600 to Rs. 1000) and Haritha Budget Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 800 to Rs. 1400.)
The official language of Muddanur is Telugu. Urdu is also spoken here.
Ganesh Chathurthi (September), Navrathri (October) and Deepavali (November) are some of the festivals that are celebrated with zest in Muddanur.
Places of Interest
The Horsley Hills, Kadapa (Cuddapah), Lepakshi, Kurnool and Puttaparthi are some of the nearby tourist spots in Muddanur.
How to Get There
The Tirupati Airport (191 km away) is the airport nearest to Muddanur.
Apart from the Muddanur railway station, other stations that are close-by include the Yerraguntla railway station (16 km away) and the Cuddapah railway station which is 53.8 km away.
Proddatur is one of the towns near Muddanur from where many buses to Muddanur are available. The RTC Bus Stand (0.88 km away), Narasimhapuram Bus Stop (15.4 km away) and the Korrapadu village Bus Shelter (17.4 km) are few of the bus stops near Muddanur. Sona Travels and Tushar Travels are some of the major operators that provide bus services to Muddanur. Make use of the bus ticket coupon when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.
Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is often referred to as the ‘Garden City’ because of the numerous parks and gardens that dot the localities of the city. It is also considered as a major information technology (IT) hub of the country and thus called the ‘Silicon Valley of India’. Kempe Gowda, a feudal ruler affiliated to the Vijayanagara kingdom, first established a mud fort, which turned out to be the foundation of the present day city. The city passed through a myriad of rulers ranging from the Marathas, Mughals and Mysore rulers before becoming a part of independent India.
Budget Hotels in Bangalore
There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Suntrupthi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 950), Citizen Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 850), The Royal Nest (Tariff – Rs. 900), Vijaya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of Bangalore is Kannada. Hindi, English, Telugu and Tamil are also understood and widely spoken.
Events in Bangalore
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Karaga in April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Easter and Christmas.
Places to See in Bangalore
Some of the places worth trying out in Bangalore are Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Cubbon Park, Bannerghatta National Park,Vidhana Soudha, Seshadari Iyer Memorial, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Bull Temple, ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple, Meenakshi Sundaram Temple, Holy Trinity Church and St. Mary’s Basilica. Wonderla Amusement Park at a distance of 28 km is popular with youngsters and children looking for a break on weekends.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kempegowda International Airport at a distance of 36 km.
Bangalore City Junction Railway Station is the major railway station in the city.
There is bus service running from almost everywhere in south India to Bangalore city. State transport buses as well as private operators ply their buses to and fro the city. SRS Travels, Kallada Travels and SRM, Travels are some of the major operators in the city as well as the region. Do away with standing in ticket counters and opt for online bus reservation facility instead.