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Rajahmundry is the cultural capital of Andhra Pradesh. Founded in the 11th century by Raja Raja Narendra, the city is the birthplace of Nannayya, the Adikavi of Telugu literature.
The city is on Howrah-Chennai Main coastal railway track. It is 2.5 hours journey from Vijayawada and 3.5 hrs journey from Visakhapatnam which is well connected by aicraft. It is 150 km from Vijayawada and 220 km from Visakhapatnam. for Train timings contact +91 88 3242 3535
Located on NH5, the city is on the east portion of the Golden Quadrilateral connecting Kolkata and Chennai.
Rajahmundry has 4 bus stations. The main APSRTC Bus complex is located on the Morampudi High road. The Kotipalli bus stand is in Innispet, Gokavaram bus stand is in Aryapuram, and the Kakinada bus stand is near Kambalcheruvu. The town is well connected to all cities and nearby villages.
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There is no way to visit Rajahmundry by boat except from Bhadrachalam through River Godavari.
There are many ritual places of visit including Draksharama, Kotipalli, Samalkot, Pattiseema the famous Siva temples. One temple at Ryali has both a god and a goddess in a single idol called Jaganmohini Avataram.
Other local destinations are; Maredumilli, Dowleswaram, Annavaram,Dvaraka Tirumala, Water Park, Gowthamighat, Iskon Temple, Pushkar Ghat, Everbusy RJY Main Market.
Rajahmundry is the cultural capital of Andhra Pradesh. The first poet in the Telugu Literature called Nannayya hails from this place. Sri Kandukuri Veerasalingam Pantulu who is known as the south indian Raja Rammohan Roy belongs to this place.
Rajahmundry is also called Southern Bombay. It is the commercial capital of the two Godavari Districts. The city is famous for textile business.
Mahatma Gandhi WholeSale Cloth Complex has around 500 wholesale cloth shops catering to the retailers in Godavari, Khammam and Visakha districts. A wide variety of clothes is available at lower prices.
Rajahmundry is also famous for variety of furniture manufacturers. Top quality furniture is bought by people from nearby districts. One of the most reputed furniture manufacturers is 'Madireddy Bangaram and Sons' who've been in this field since 1909.
Rose Milk In Kotagummam a commercial area of Rajahmundry you will find a flavored milk called "Rose Milk". This milk is being served here for more than 50 years.
The Rose Milk is available in three flavors: Plain, with kova or with semiya.
There are so many good hotels including Star hotels in Rajahmundry for better stay.