A financial town in Andhra Pradesh, Palakol is an important commercial centre in the West Godavari district. The town is a major trading centre for the surrounding regions. Palakol, which is a part of National Highway 214, is located closed to Bhimavaram, Eluru, Tanuku and Narsapur. The town is surrounded by paddy fields and coconut groves. Palakol is also well-known in the surrounding region for its good number of educational institutions.
Budget Hotels in Palakollu
There are many hotels in Palakol. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Sri Gajalakshmi Lodge, Venus Residency, Royal Regency and Sri GajaLakshmi Lodge a/c that offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Events in Palakollu
Annual festivals like Ugadi, Sankranthi, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here. The Bhramostavam, in May and Dhanurmasam celebrated in the month of December are grand events in this town.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Places to See in Palakollu
The Ksheera Rama Lingeswara Swami Temple and the Ashtabhuja Lakshmi Narayana Swami Temple located in the heart of town (50mtrs) are the two main attractions here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Rajahmundry
Palakollu has its own railway station
Palakollu bus stand runs regular bus services. Private bus operators like Srinivasa Travels, Dhanunjaya Tours and Kaveri Kamakshi Travels run regular buses to and from the town. You can get discounted bus tickets to popular tourist destinations through a number of online bus booking portals.