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
A city and a Municipal Corporation in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, Ongole is famous for the Ongole breed of oxen, which is one of the major Zebu cattle breeds in the world. The Ongole breed is sent across the globe and even an island in Malaysia is named after the oxen. The city houses many temples that date back to the 17th century. Agriculture is the primary industry and Ongole is one of the major tobacco trading centres in Andhra Pradesh.
Budget Hotels in Ongole
There are many hotels in Ongole. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Sarovar, Ramya Residency, Hotel Central Park and Apsara Lodge that offers rooms from Rs.800 onwards.
Telugu is the Local Language.
Events in Ongole
All annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Dussehra, Diwali, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here. The Ongole bull rock-pulling competitions are conducted as a part of traditional festival celebrations at some villages near the city.
Places to See in Ongole
The Sri Raja Rajeswara Swami Temple , Kaasi Visweswara Swami temple, Chenna Keswva Swami Temple, Veeranjaneya Swami temple, J.M.B.Church and Jamia Masjid are located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada.
Ongole has its own Railway Station.
Ongole APSRTC Bus Stop provides regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Meghana Travels, Kaveri Kamakshi Travels, Sai Varma Travels and Rukmini Travels that run regular buses to and from the city. Bus booking offers at Ticketgoose.com can be availed of when you book your tickets.