A town in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, Narasaraopet or Narasaraopeta is located on the Guntur - Vinukonda - Kurnool - Bellary Road. Situated on the East of the Chennai - Hyderabad Highway, Narasaraopet is about 45 km from Guntur. A major commercial trading centre in coastal Andhra Pradesh after Tenali, Narasaraopetis the second largest town in Guntur District. The town houses a great number of educational institutions.
Budget Hotels in Narasaraopet
There are many hotels in Narasaraopet. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Savera Restaurant and Lodge and Vijaya Residency that offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Events in Narasaraopet
Annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here.
Places to See in Narasaraopet
Church of Christ, SeetharamaSwamy temple, Pattabhi Rama Swamy temple, GeethaMandir, PaathuriSivalayam and PaathuriAnjaneyaswamy temple are located within 2kms of the town bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada
Narasaraopethas its own railway station
Narasaraopet bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like Sandhya Travels, Uppalapati Travels, KaveriKamakshi Travels, V.V.Vinayaka Travels and Sapthagiri Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money.
Anantapur is located in the southern part of Andhra Pradesh. Also, known for receiving the second least rainfall in the country, after Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, it is a part of the Rayalaseema region of the state. It is well known for its sports facilities with stadiums available for cricket as well as tennis in the form of the Anantapuram Sports Village.
Budget Hotels in Anantapur
There are good budget hotels in Anantapur. Some of these are the Hotel Sapthagiri (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Amravathi (Tariff – Rs. 900) and Hotel Swagath (Tariff – Rs. 400). All the three are located close to the Anantapur railway station.
Telugu is the official language. Other major languages spoken in this area are; English, Kannada and Urdu.
Events in Anantapur
The Kotappakonda Temple Fair, held on the day of Mahashivratri, Sambhulingeswara Kalyanotsavam held for five days during Mahashivratri and the Durgamma Festival where the buffalos are worshipped are some of the major events celebrated in Anantapur.
Places to See in Anantapur
Places like Pennahobhilam (30km), Dharmavaram (20 km) and Cheruvu Katta (7km) are some of the places known for their historical significance.
How to Get There
The closest international airport to Anantapur is the airport at Bengaluru which is at a distance of 190 km. The closest domestic airport is Puttaparthi (70 km).
Anantapur has its own railway station whish is located in the city centre and is well connected on the south central railway.
Veera Travels and Kallada Travels are some of the operators plying buses to Anantapur and they also offer discounted bus tickets. Online bus ticket booking facility can save you a lot of time and energy.