A village and mandal (subdivision) in India, Narsannapeta is part of the Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The cities nearest to Narsannapeta are Srikakulam (23 km) and Hyderabad (116 km). Narsannapeta has 34 village panchayats under its jurisdiction. It is a fairly developed area with a number of schools and colleges. More than half the population of Narsannapeta is literate.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Narsannapeta, there are a few good, budget hotel options in Srikakulam. These include Hotel Vijetha Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Nagavali (Traiff – Rs. 1000-1500).
The official language of Narsannapeta is Telugu. No other languages are spoken here.
The important festivals of Narsannapeta are Vinayaka Chaviti which falls on Bhadra Pada Sudda Chaviti and other festivals like Deepavali, Sri Rama Navami and Sri Krishna Janmashtami.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Narsannapeta. Urlam Samsthanam is a renowned pilgrimage site for Hindus. It has been compared to Kasi. A temple dedicated to the Sun God Arasavali (23 km) is close by as well. As is, Dantapuri, a Buddhist remnant site in Srikakulam (23 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Narsannapeta is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad. It is located about 116 km away from the town.
Narsannapeta is connected by Srikakulam Railway Station on the South Central Railway Line. Trains to most destinations in Andhra Pradesh halt here.
There are daily bus services to Hyderabad, Eluru, Vijayawada, Gannavaram and others. The bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Shambhavi Orange Bus Services and Diwakar Travels. Online booking of bus tickets have made ticket booking very convenient.