Anantapur is a city in Andhra Pradesh in India.
Anantapur has a population of over 500,000 and is well connected by road and rail. It is located between Hyderabad, Bangalore Highway and Railway line. The nearest Airport is at Puttaparty 70 km. Sri Krishnadevaraya University and JNT University are in the city. 200 km south of Anantapur is Bangalore and 350 km north of Anantpur is Hyderabad.
The primary language is Telugu. Getting along with English alone is also not very difficult.
Anantapur is well connected with major cities like Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore with regular and frequent train and bus services.
You have Garib Rath service to Hyderabad /bangalore.
Along with the government-operated APSRTC bus services, there are many private operators with very good bus services from Hyderabad and Bangalore.For hyderabad Ganesh road lines near Annapurna lodge and sharada nagar. for bangalore by early morning 6:40 am sri venkateswara motor service near tower clock it goes via bagepalli,chikballapur and devanehalli international airport on 4 line road, it is superfast bus with video coach.
Anantapur has many nearby attractions to visit.
- Dharmavaram - Famous for silk sarees. 40km from Anantapur city.
- Puttaparthy - Abode of Sri Sri Sri Satya Sai Baba (Prashantinilayam) 34 km from hindupur.
- Penukonda - Penukonda Fort and temples built by Sri Krishnadevaraya king. the world big Kumbakarna statue, 65 km from Anantapur City.
- Babiah Dargah in Penukonda - Dargah of 12 Th Century Sufi Saint Hazrat Syed Shah Baba Fakruddin Saharwardy(R.A)
- Lepakshi - Biggest Nandi in India, and temples built between 13-14 century AD.14 km from Hindupur.
- Pennahobilam - Lord Narasimha Swamy temple on a hillock, 30 km from Anantapur.
- Kadiri - Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple 90 km from Anantapur.
- Timmamma marrimanu (Banyan tree) which covers an area of 5 acres and has its name in the Guinness book of records, 120 km from Anantapur.
- Dams-- Hemavati, Penakacherla dam, PABR dam
- Aluru Kona -- this water fall near to Tadipatri is good to see.
- Belum caves-- near Tadipatri.
- Kasapuram-- Sri Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Temple, a Village in Guntakal Revenu Mandal , in Anantapur.
- Pampanur Subramanya swami temple. It is just 17 Kms from Anantapur town Gooty fort, Rayadurg fort are the other places to visit.
- Tadipatri-- Sri Chintala Venkata Ramana Swamy temple and the Sri Bugga Rama Lingeswara Swamy temple.
- cheruvu katta (tank bund)is famous for all the temples located at one place.
just 7 km from town...ISCKON which has recently constructed.
- Sarada Temple at SaradaNagar is a Peaceful place.
- Clock Tower... in the centre of the city
- Arts college(center of town) to see ancient architecture.
- sri lakshmi chenna keshava swamy temple (gooty), yadiki,anantapur district (east from gooty), ☎ 9652277295, . 3. it is the one of the temple constucted by sri krishna devaraya in 1500 century. it has second highest vechle (ratham) in andhra pradesh. 1000. (ur wish,from anantapur 85 kms) edit
- Biriyani---Naveed residency (icici bank building).
- IDLY---- in oldtown near to krishna theatre&chutnees.
- LASSI--- back to Medinova hospital.
- Dosa---- in I-ROAD Gurukrupa hotel,Sujatha hotel,Indira priyadarshini hotel-near,chutnees
- Bajjis --- in 1st road near to over bridge
- Poori--- opp.Emrald restaurant.
- Oaligalu----yummy sweet dish in old town.
- For non-veg.......Swathi daba at gooty road.
- Gongooras......at national highway towards b'lore.
- Spice Touch near hotel Sapthagiri balla is also good.
- For vegies.....Manogna restaurant opp.to SBI
- Srisagar restaurant at Subhash road.
- Adi Murthi Tiffin center Opposite to Jain Mandir in Old town Famous for verities of Dosa's.
- Madhu Restaurant is famous for north indian dishes as per quality and price. It is beside Bank of baroda cross, subhash road.
Nannari and Butter Milk are most consuming drinks in summer and also good for health.
- NANNARI....is famous drink both in Anantapur and Kadapa districts. It is made from the Nannari roots and stems. It is very good for health especially in summer. It cools the body during the summer season.
- 4 to 5 spoons of NANNARI.
- 1/2 piece or 1 full squizee of lemon
- chilled water or chilled soda.
If you want to have the NANNARI...do visit
1. G.A.W. cool drink shop which is in I-road between 6th and 7th cross.
2. Tower Clock Road, you can get Nannari mix Lassi.
3. In Kamala Nagar, you can get Nannari as well as Butter milk
You can also buy a Bottle of Nannari Syrup (Rs 45/ 750ml bottle ) at stores in Bus stand and other Juice shops to take home.
NANNARI...you will get cool Nannari and Hot samosas in 2nd road near to Masjidh.
NANNARI is available in US. It is called ROOT BEER.
- Chilled badam milk ,rabdi,fruit salad and icecream on the lane next to shrisagar /next lane to Syed plaza ,....
- Amaravathi lodge at raju road
- Nama residency at subash road
- SRS residency parallel road to raju road
- Annapurna lodge at raju road
- Mayura lodge near sreekantam circle
- Sampoorna lodge near sreekantam circle
- Sapthagiri balla lodge near sapthagire circle , Ph: 08554 220914-9
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ganesh lodge near railway station