Thallur is a small village located in Kanigiri Mandal in the Prakasam District of Andhra Pradesh. It lies 5 km west of the district headquarters, Ongole. The village is situated 14 km from the nearby taluk of Kanigiri and 296 km from Hyderabad.
Places to Stay
There are a number of budget hotel and lodges around the village of Thallur, especially in Kandukur, which is the nearest town. Some of them are Masthan Military lodge (Tariff - Rs. 1000) and Hotel Aditya Grand (Tariff - Rs. 1000).
The local spoken language in the village of Thallur is Telugu.
A popular Hindu temple is nestled on the Nallamala hills, which lies on the southern banks of the river Krishna. It lies at a distance of about 130 kms from the village of Thallur. Mahashivratri which takes place in the month of February – March is celebrated here.
Places of Interest
There are a number of places worth visiting in and around the village of Thallur. Some of the major tourism sights and destinations are Kanigiri (13 km), Marripudi (17 km) and Ponnaluru (25 km).
How to Get There
The major airport in this region is the Vijayawada airport, 200 km away.
There is no railway station at Thallur. One can catch the train at Cumbum, 79 km away.
There are daily bus services from several towns in Andhra Pradesh to Thallur. Comfortable and luxurious Volvo buses operate daily. The leading bus operators who offer efficient services are being Durgamba Motors and Sugama Tourists. For online bus booking, log on to Ticketgoose.com and get your tickets.