A city and a mandal in in the middle of West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, Tadepalligudem or (T.P Gudem) is famous for its 'flyover canal' and locally the town fondly as 'Venice of Vijayawada (East)’. A rapibly growing business centre, Tadepalligudem is picturesque as it is surrounded by beautiful fields and canals. The city is well-known for its educational institutes and is the hub of the West Godavari district which is renowned as the 'Annapurna of Andhra Pradesh'. Tadepalligudem is famous for its jaggery, onion, fruits market and rice cultivation.
Places to Stay
Tadepalligudem offers travellers a wide variety of options for accommodation. Places like Hotel Swarna Palace near the bus stand offer accommodations from Rs.700 onwards.
Other than the annual religious festivals, Dasara (in the month of Oct or Nov) is celebrated here with great fervour.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Dwarakatirumala (Chinna Tirupati) Sri Venkasteswara Swamy Vari Temple, Sri Kanyaka Parameswari Panchayatana Kshetram, Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple ( Sivalayam beside canal), Veerampalem Shivalayam and the Christ Luthern Church are well-knownplaces of worship within the city. Papikondal, Kolleru Lake and Buddhist Caves, Guntupalle are all located with 30kms of the city.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Rajahmundry (20.5Kms).
Tadepalligudem Railway Station connects the town to neighbouring regions.
The Tadepalligudem Bus Station has regular bus service that connects the town to neighbouring regions. Private bus operators like Kesineni Travels, SVR Tours & Travels and SRS Travels run regular buses to and from the city. Avail of a bus ticket booking offer when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.
Known to be a small town in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, Kavali is situated about 8 kms from Bay of Bengal. Kavali is also called Kanakapatnam , meaning wealth will flow into this place'. Kalugola Sambhavi temple, Sivalayam (Rudrapada Kshethram), Vishnalayam and Anjaneya temple are the most famous temple of this town. The place is famous for wholesale clothing business.
Places to stay
There are several star rated and budget hotels in Kavali. Some of them are Hotel Namaskar (Tariff – Rs1 000), Hotel Ramakrishna ( (Tariff – Rs.500) and Hotel Sritulasi Prasad (Tariff – Rs 1300).
The official language of Kavali is Telugu. The other languages spoken include Hindi
Some famous festivals and events of Kavali include the Maha Shivaratri festival.
Place to visit
There are several interesting places of tourist attraction in Kavali. Some of the places include Sri Kotha satram (8kms from Kavali ), Kalugola Sambhavi ( 14 kms from Nellore) Vishnalayam and Anjaneya temple ( 49 kms from Nellore)and Tummalapenta (52 km from Nellore )
How to Get There
Bhuntar Airport is the e only nearest airport to Kavali. Tirupati Aiport to Kavali is about 179 kms.
The Chennai-Vijaywada railway line pass through Kavali and this makes the town connect to major districts and cities of South India. There are many express trains halt and depart from here.
The town is well connected to major cities and districts by APSRTC buses. There are daily buses plying to Nellore District, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Ongole, Guntur, Vijayawada and Tirupati. Some of the best bus operators that offer exceptional experience for passengers include Sree Kaleswari Travels, Morning Star Travels and Meghana Travels. Get discount on bus ticket booking by logging on to TicketGoose.com.