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.
The city of Eluru lies in the West Godavari district of Karnataka. The state capital, Bangalore, is based at a distance of 719 km. One visiting this city can head to its nearby tourist places like Rajahamundry (99 km) and Guntur (95 km). The best time to visit this place is during the winter season.
Budget Hotels in Eluru
Being an important commercial hub, the area has abundant accommodation facilities. Some of the budget hotels based here are Manya Guestline (Tariff-Rs.500), Hotel Nandini Palace (Tariff-Rs.400) and MRD Palace (Tariff-Rs.400).
Telugu is the official language of this city.
Events in Eluru
The major festivals of this region are Vengi Festival celebrated in the month of February and Gangalamma Jathara held in May.
Places to See in Eluru
Sri Markandeswara Swamy Temple: The bus stand is located about one and half kilometer from this temple. Venkateswara swami temple: This temple is about 2km from the Old Bus Stand. Vidyanagar Sai Baba Temple: This temple can be reached by boarding bus from the Old Bus Stand which is about 4km away.Kolleru Lake, Kollery Bird Santuary and Eluru Ashram are other attractions.
How to Get There
Vijaywada Airport is the nearest airport to Eluru.
Eluru Railway Station is used to commute to and from the city.
Online Bus Booking websites like TicketGoose.com provides information to tourists on the schedule and the availability of thrae buses plying across to Eluru. Using bus ticket booking coupons to book your tickets will help you get discounts for your journey.