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.
Mydukur is a mandal in Cuddapah district of Andhra Pradesh. It belongs to Rayalaseema region. It is called the junction of Rayalaseema, since it links the roads connecting the holy cities Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Srisailam and the state capital of Hyderabad. Mydukur was founded due to Madhavaraya Swamy temple. It was earlier called Madhavakuru.Mydukur is located 36 kms towards north from the district head quarters Kadapa and 347 kms from the state capital Hyderabad.
Places to stay
There are several hotels to choose from. Some of famous hotels are Manasa Hotel, Rajamatha Hotel and Srinivasa Hotel.
All annual religious festivals are celebrated with great fervor here.
The official language of Mydukur is Telugu. Urdu is also spoken here.
Places to Visit
There are many places of religious worship to be visited near Mydukur. Some of them are Madhavaraya swamy Temple, Sri Sai Baba Temple and Kodandarama Swamy temple. The nearby tourist destinations are Cuddapah (34 kms), Puttaparthi (167 kms) , Horsley Hills ( 162 kms) , Nellore ( 157 kms) and Kurnool (166kms).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Mydukur is the Tirupati airport (150 kms).
Nellore Railway station is nearest major railway station (154 kms) to Mydukur.
Mydukur APSRTC bus station, Vannipenta APSRTC bus station, Duvvur APSRTC bus station are the nearby by bus stations to Mydukur .APSRTC runs Number of busses from major cities to here. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include CGR Travels, Gajjala Travels, Jagan Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Reddy Express, Sri Saiyana Travels. Now, you can book your bus ticket by using Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.