The second largest town and an industrial town in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh, Proddutur is referred to as the ‘Second Bombay’ because of the volume of gold and cotton business that takes place here. The town is also known as ‘City Of Gold’. The town is well-known for its It is known for its Shukur Biryani, Irani Tea, Tanged Palley, its wide variety of dosas and a cold drink called sharbath made from the root of a tree. Proddutur houses the biggest KanyakaParameswari Temple in the country.
Budget Hotels in Proddutur
There are many hotels in Proddutur. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at KCP Residency (Tariff -Rs.800 onwards), Hotel Kavitha, Naga Hotel and Hotel New Raja Simha (Rs.500 onwards).
Events in Proddutur
Annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here. The annual Dussehra Festival celebrated in this town is the grandest after Mysore and more than 1lakh people are said to visit this place during the festivities.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Places to See in Proddutur
Sri Rameshwaram Temple, Sivalayam, AmmavarisalaKanyakaParameswariAalayam, KhadarHussain Masjid, Quba Masjid, Bethanaiah Prayer House Church and The Pentacoste Mission Churchare located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Tirupati.
The nearest own railway station is at Yerraguntla.
Proddutur bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like K.M.R. Travels, Diwakar Travels, Sri Kaleswari Travels, AR & BCVR Tavels, BBVR Travelsruns regular buses to and from the town. The number of bus booking sites is increasing by the day. So, whenever you want to book your tickets online log on to anyone of them and get your tickets.
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.