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.
A Road Junction on NH 16 and nd Nujividu - Machilipatnam State Highway, Hanuman Junction is situated between the Krishna and West Godavari districts in Andhra Pradesh. The place gets its name from the A famous Hanuman temple that is located right in the middle of the town. The feet of the idol separates the two districts, Krishna and West Godavari.
Places to Stay
Travellers visiting Hanuman Junction can choose to stay at Sitara Hotel or Govardhan Hotel that offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
The people of the town worship Hanuman irrespective of their religion; hence Hanuman Jayanthi is celebrated on a grand scale here.
Telugu is the official language here.
Places to Visit
The Hanuman temple located right in the heart of the town brings in people from neighbouring towns and villages (.5km from bus stand).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Hanuman Junction is the Vijayawada Airport (25kms)
The railway station in Hanuman Junction is known by its old name Nuziveedu.
APSRTC Bus Station at Hanuman Junction runs regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring cities. Private bus operators like Shambhavi Sri Orange Busservice, Sri Venkataramana Travels, Sree Kaleswari Travels, Yamani Travels and Morning Star Travels run regular buses to and from the junction. If you are booking bus tickets online through ticketgoose.com you can travel hassle-free to anywhere in India.