Porumamilla is an agriculture-based town in the YSR district of Andhra Pradesh. The place gets its name from the Mahabharata era when a massive war took place between Bheema and Bhakasura. The word ‘war’ in Telugu is ‘poru’. Hence the name Porumamilla was coined. Porumamilla is famous for its sona masoori rice called ‘sanna biyyam’ in the local language. Brick making is a popular industry here. Porumamilla has a large number of schools, colleges, hospitals and temples. Road is the most convenient way to reach Porumamilla.
Places to Stay
There are local homestays available at Porumamilla.
The official language of Porumamilla is Telugu. An alternative spoken language is Urdu.
Maha Shivarathri (February), Dussehra (October), Moharram (November) and Christmas (December) are the major festivals that are celebrated in Porumamilla every year.
Places of Interest
Cuddapah, Nellore, Kurnool, Puttaparthi and Srisailam are some good tourist destinations located close to Porumamilla.
How to Get There
Tirupati Airport (183 km away) is the nearest airport to Porumamilla.
Giddalur Railway Station (46 km away) is the nearest railway station to Porumamilla.
The nearby town Cuddapah is well-connected by road. Badvel Bus Stop (30 km away) is the nearest bus stop to Porumamilla. Meghana Travels, Rukmini Travels, Sri Vinayaka Travel Agencies, Raja Travels Hyderabad are some of the major bus operators that provide good services. Booking a bus ticket in advance will save you a lot of hassle.
A town in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, Narasaraopet or Narasaraopeta is located on the Guntur - Vinukonda - Kurnool - Bellary Road. Situated on the East of the Chennai - Hyderabad Highway, Narasaraopet is about 45 km from Guntur. A major commercial trading centre in coastal Andhra Pradesh after Tenali, Narasaraopetis the second largest town in Guntur District. The town houses a great number of educational institutions.
Budget Hotels in Narasaraopet
There are many hotels in Narasaraopet. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Savera Restaurant and Lodge and Vijaya Residency that offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Events in Narasaraopet
Annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here.
Places to See in Narasaraopet
Church of Christ, SeetharamaSwamy temple, Pattabhi Rama Swamy temple, GeethaMandir, PaathuriSivalayam and PaathuriAnjaneyaswamy temple are located within 2kms of the town bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada
Narasaraopethas its own railway station
Narasaraopet bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like Sandhya Travels, Uppalapati Travels, KaveriKamakshi Travels, V.V.Vinayaka Travels and Sapthagiri Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money.