A major town in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, Tuni is well known for the export of mangoes. Nearly 250 varieties of mangoes are grown here. Also famous for betel leaves cultivation, cashew nuts and jute bags, Tuni is located close to Kummari Lova, a village that is known the ‘Panchasheela Buddhist Centre’ as five Buddhist ‘stupas’ were found here during recent archaeological excavations. The famous and one of the oldest sugar factories in the state, Tandava sugars is located in Tuni.
Places to Stay
There are many places in Tuni that offer affordable accommodation. Places like Geeta Lodge, Amrutha Lodge, Vijaya Lodge and Ravi Teja Lodge located within a 1km of the bus stand offer rooms form Rs.500 onwards.
All the annual religious festivals and temple festivals are celebrated here.
Telugu is the local language here.
Places to visit
Lord Satyanarayana Swamy in Annavaram (18kms), Sri Talupulamma Lova (4kms) and Pentakota lighthouse (11.5kms) are places to visit in the neighbouring towns.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Visakhapatnam (100kms).
Tuni has its own railway station.
Tuni bus stand connects the city to the neighbouring towns. There are many bus operators Kesineni Travels, Sree Kaleswari Travels, Navin Travels, Reddy Express, Sree Kaleswari Travels and Meghana Travels that offers travellers regular bus services to and from the town. TicketGoose.com is one of the most popular online bus booking sites.
A town in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, Narasaraopet or Narasaraopeta is located on the Guntur - Vinukonda - Kurnool - Bellary Road. Situated on the East of the Chennai - Hyderabad Highway, Narasaraopet is about 45 km from Guntur. A major commercial trading centre in coastal Andhra Pradesh after Tenali, Narasaraopetis the second largest town in Guntur District. The town houses a great number of educational institutions.
Budget Hotels in Narasaraopet
There are many hotels in Narasaraopet. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Savera Restaurant and Lodge and Vijaya Residency that offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Events in Narasaraopet
Annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here.
Places to See in Narasaraopet
Church of Christ, SeetharamaSwamy temple, Pattabhi Rama Swamy temple, GeethaMandir, PaathuriSivalayam and PaathuriAnjaneyaswamy temple are located within 2kms of the town bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Vijayawada
Narasaraopethas its own railway station
Narasaraopet bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like Sandhya Travels, Uppalapati Travels, KaveriKamakshi Travels, V.V.Vinayaka Travels and Sapthagiri Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money.