Razole is a village and a mandal in Konaseema and mandal in east Godavari district Andhra Pradesh. It is located 78 kms towards south from the district head quarters Kakinada and 433 kms from the state capital Hyderabad towards west. The village is surrounded by the river Vashishta (Godavari) and is marked by coconut and palm trees. Several Tollywood directors have been attracted to shoot films in Razole.
Places to Stay
Konaseema Resorts at Sompally, Razole (Tariff - Rs.2500) and APTDC Resorts at Dindi Village (Tariff - RsRs.2500) around Razole.
Telugu is the official language here.
The Lakshmi Narasimha Temple in Antarvedhi is famous for a festival called Antarvedhi Teertham held every year during Bhisma Ekaadasi.
Place to Visit
There are many famous pilgrimage locations around Razole. Lord Balaji temple in Appanapalli (15 kms) and Lakshmi Narasimha Temple in Antarvedhi (27 kms) are the prominent ones amongst them.
How to Get There
Rajahmundry airport (78 kms) is the closest airport to Razole.
Rajamundry railway station is the nearest major railway station 62 (kms) to Razole.
Razolu APSRTC bus station, Jaggannapet APSRTC bus station, Lakkavaram APSRTC bus station are the nearby by bus stations to Razole .APSRTC runs A Number of busses from major cities to here.Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers traveling to include Meghana Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels and Sai Anjana Travels. Making use of bus ticket booking discount can help you save money while travelling. Look out for such offers at Ticketgoose.com.
Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is famous for its rich history and tradition. Its culture and historical tradition dates back to 400 years Known as the Pearl City that retains its ancient culture, today Hyderabad has grown in leaps and bounds in the field of technology. Hyderabad offers a variety of attractions for tourists, such as the minars, khao galis and bangle markets. The city has various influences of the Nizam culture.
Budget Hotels in Hyderabad
There are great many hotels in Hyderabad that are suitable for budget travelers which include the Ashoka Klaasic (Tariff – Rs 1,025) Taj Mahal Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 2,016) and The City Park (Tariff – Rs.1,844)
Telugu is the local language spoken in Hyderabad. Hyderabad has a large population of Muslims since the region was earlier ruled by Moguls and Nizams, hence people here are also fluent in Hindi and Urdu.
Events in Hyderabad
Batkamma Panduga held in July and Bonalu in September are some of the important local festivals of Hyderabad. Other common festivals like Ugadi (April), Ganesh Chaturthi (September), Ramzan (July) and Bakri-id (October) are also celebrated with great enthusiasm in this city.
Places to See in Hyderabad
There is a gamut of interesting places to visit in Hyderabad like Charminar (16kms from bus stand), Nizam's Museum ( 2kms from Charminar), Golconda Fort (18 kms), Salar Jung Museum (19kms), Laad Bazaar 13 kms), Birla Mandir (4.63) and Hussein Sagar Lake (4kms).
How to Get There
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is an international airport near Shamshabad. It is located about 22 kms away from the city. This international airport also undertakes domestic operations.
Hyderabad’s Deccan Railway Station situated at Nampally is the busiest railway station that has connecting trains to all major destinations in India. This major railway station serve the two cities – Secunderabad and Hyderabad; while Kachiguda is a small station located at Begumpet.
Hyderabad has a number of government and private buses. Currently there are two bus stations —Afzal Gunj Stand and Jubilee Bus Stand. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transportation Corporation (APSRTC) provides standard buses, deluxe coaches and air conditioned coaches. The best bus operators that offer quality service include Kesineni Travels, Sindu Travels and VRL Travels. There are several bus operators that have made booking bus tickets easier through their websites.