Nandigama is small City and Mandal headquarters in Andhra Pradesh, Nandigama is situated 45 km away from Vijaywada and around 240 km from Hyderabad, and the nearby areas are Jaggaiahpet, Sattenapalle and Mangalagiri. The city was in fact developed during the times of SriKrishnadevaraya and is known for temples in and around the city.
Places to Stay
There are few hotels in Nandigama, but many are found in Vijayawada which is around 50 km away some of them are Hotel Navarang, Hotel Vuma Inn (Vijaywada -Tariff – Rs. 950), Hotel Green Valley (Vijaywada -Tariff – Rs. 750) and Hotel Santhosh (Vijaywada -Tariff – Rs. 600).
The official language of Nandigama is Telugu. The other languages spoken include Urdu and Hindi.
The important festivals of Nandigama is Mukkoti Ekadasi held in Pallagiri Gattu temple, which hold record in Limca book of records.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Nandigama which include the Pallagiri Temple (2 km from Nandigama, Silvagiri hills for scenic beauty, and Ayappa temple which is one of the biggest temples in the region.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Nandigama is the Vijayawada airport (Gannavaram – 72 Kms away) and Hyderabad International Airport (252Kms Away)
Nandigama is well connected with Srikakulam, Vijayawada, Hyderabad and Guntur with railways, the nearest station is Madhira (20 km away),
Errupalem (45 km) and Vijaywada Junction (50 km)
Nandigama is well connected by APSRTC buses to Hyderabad, Srikakulam, Vijaywada, Chennai and Bangalore. There are lot of private operators along with state run buses. The number of bus booking sites is increasing by the day. So, whenever you want to book your tickets online log on to anyone of them and get your tickets.