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.
Perched at an altitude of 358 metres above mean sea level is Sindhanur. It is a town in the Raichur District of Karnataka. Renowned for being one of the largest revenue making towns in Karnataka, Sindhanur belongs to the Gulbarga Division. Also a Taluka headquarter, it is situated 379 km away from the state capital of Bangalore. Hampi, Hospet, Mantralayam, Aihole, and Pattadakkal are the cities nearby Sindhanur.
Budget Hotels in Sindhanur
Sindhanur doesn’t have good accommodation options. So it is recommended that tourists opt for hotels in Bellary instead. Some of the hotels in Bellary are Bala Regency Hotel (Tariff-Rs 1000), Ashok Comforts (Tariff-Rs 600), and Marchad Residency (Tariff-Rs 600) among others.
The official language of Sindhanur is Kannada. The other languages spoken here are Telugu and Urdu.
Events in Sindhanur
Holi in March and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places to See in Sindhanur
Some tourist spots in and around Sindhanur are Mukkunda (22 km), Roudkunda (18 km), and Salagunda (20 km) among numerous others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sindhanur is the Hubli Airport, which is 207 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Sindhanur is the Bellary Junction, which is situated 80 km away.
Sindhanur has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Bengaluru and Bellary among others. Apart from local buses, private operators such as VRL Travels, SRS Travels, and Meenakshi Travels also ply on this route. Several bus booking portals provide online bus booking offers to lure their customers.