A city and a Municipal Corporation in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, Ongole is famous for the Ongole breed of oxen, which is one of the major Zebu cattle breeds in the world. The Ongole breed is sent across the globe and even an island in Malaysia is named after the oxen. The city houses many temples that date back to the 17th century. Agriculture is the primary industry and Ongole is one of the major tobacco trading centres in Andhra Pradesh.
Budget Hotels in Ongole
There are many hotels in Ongole. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Sarovar, Ramya Residency, Hotel Central Park and Apsara Lodge that offers rooms from Rs.800 onwards.
Telugu is the Local Language.
Events in Ongole
All annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Dussehra, Diwali, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here. The Ongole bull rock-pulling competitions are conducted as a part of traditional festival celebrations at some villages near the city.
Places to See in Ongole
The Sri Raja Rajeswara Swami Temple , Kaasi Visweswara Swami temple, Chenna Keswva Swami Temple, Veeranjaneya Swami temple, J.M.B.Church and Jamia Masjid are located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada.
Ongole has its own Railway Station.
Ongole APSRTC Bus Stop provides regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Meghana Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Sai Varma Travels and Rukmini Travels that run regular buses to and from the city. Bus booking offers at Ticketgoose.com can be availed of when you book your tickets.
Muddanur is a mandal in the Cuddapah district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located 62 km from the district headquarters and 350 km from Hyderabad. Muddanur has a huge composition of 46 villages and 18 panchayats. The founder of Muddanur, Gajjalla Narayana Reddy played an active role in changing the landscape of the present day Muddanur. Thanks to the efforts of the Gajjalla family, one can see factories, nationalised banks, high schools, colleges, clubs, hospitals, religious places and movie theatres in Muddanur.
Places to Stay
Muddanur has many budget hotels such as Blue Diamond Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 400 to Rs. 700), Haripriya Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 600 to Rs. 1000) and Haritha Budget Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 800 to Rs. 1400.)
The official language of Muddanur is Telugu. Urdu is also spoken here.
Ganesh Chathurthi (September), Navrathri (October) and Deepavali (November) are some of the festivals that are celebrated with zest in Muddanur.
Places of Interest
The Horsley Hills, Kadapa (Cuddapah), Lepakshi, Kurnool and Puttaparthi are some of the nearby tourist spots in Muddanur.
How to Get There
The Tirupati Airport (191 km away) is the airport nearest to Muddanur.
Apart from the Muddanur railway station, other stations that are close-by include the Yerraguntla railway station (16 km away) and the Cuddapah railway station which is 53.8 km away.
Proddatur is one of the towns near Muddanur from where many buses to Muddanur are available. The RTC Bus Stand (0.88 km away), Narasimhapuram Bus Stop (15.4 km away) and the Korrapadu village Bus Shelter (17.4 km) are few of the bus stops near Muddanur. Sona Travels and Tushar Travels are some of the major operators that provide bus services to Muddanur. Make use of the bus ticket coupon when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.