Raichoti originally named as Rayachoti, is a municipality area located in Chinnamandem town of Andhra Pradesh in the Cuddapah district. This place is famous for the 1,000-year-old Sree Veerabhadra Swamy Temple that attracts a lot of tourists every year. It is located at a distance of 16 km from Chinnamandem and 51 km from the main city of Cuddapah district. The distance from Raichoti to Bangalore is 210 km.The nearby cities to Raichoti are Proddatur(102km), Mydukur(83km), and Tadipatri (155km).
Places to Stay
There are a number of budget-friendly hotels to stay in Raichoti. Some of them which are worth mentioning are Haripriya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Blue Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Ashoka Lodge Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 300), National Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 700), and Vishnu Priya Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 300) among others.
The official language of Raichoti is Telegu.
The major events and festivals celebrated in Raichoti are Ganesh Chaturthi in the month of August, Karthik Poornima in November, Dussehra in October among others.
Places of Interest
Sree Veerabhadra Swamy Temple is a major tourist attraction of Raichoti. The Jamia Mosque is one of the biggest mosque located here and an important tourist place.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kadapa Airport located at a distance of 58 km from Raichoti.
The nearest railway station is the Cuddapah Railway Station located at a distance of 52 km from the town.
The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation is a major bus service that runs between different places.. There are also many private bus operators such as Jai Bharat Travels, Diwakar Travels, MuraliKrishna Travels and others that provide bus services between places. You don’t have to stand in serpentine queues anymore as you can easily book bus ticket online.