Tanguturu is a city in Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh. It lies along the Guntur -Chennai Highway. It is 67 km from Prakasam and 341 km from Hyderabad, its capital city. This area is surrounded by Tangutur, Ongole, Chimakurthi, and Kondapi. Cities around Tanguturu are Kandukur, Chirala, Ongole, and Kavali.
Places to Stay
Budget hotels in Prakasam (67 km) are Haritha Hotel Dornala (Tariff – Rs.925) and Adithya Lodge (Tariff – Rs.500).
The official language here is Telugu.
Important festivals celebrated in Tanguturu are Pongal in January, Holi in March, Ugadi held during March- April, and Krishna Ashtami during August- September.
Places of Interest
Places of tourist attraction around Tanguturu include temples in Ongole (19 km) and Kondapi (24 km).
How to Get There
Vijayawada airport is the nearest (186 km).
There is a railway station within a radius of 800 m. This connects Tanguturu to other parts of the state.
Tanguturu is well connected by state-owned as well as private buses that have daily trips. Online booking of bus tickets have become very easy through 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.