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Interesting Facts About Kadapa :

Located south of the Penna river and surrounded by the Nallamalla and Palkonda Hills, Kadapa (earlier spelled as Cuddapah) is a city in the Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh and has come to be known as the ‘Heart of Rayalaseema’. Situated between the western and eastern ghats on either side, with an elevation of about 452 feet, this city is protected from the extreme summer and winter winds. Kadapa is distinguished by its tropical climate with high temperatures all through the year. Summers are very hot and humid with temperatures rising upto even 40 degree celsius. A recipient of both the southwest monsoons as well as the northeast monsoons, Kadapa’s rainy season extends from June to October, while the winter season from November to February is mildly cool and temperatures reduce slightly. Humidity too is much less during the winter, making it the best time to visit Kadapa.

The city derived its name from the telugu word ‘Gadapa’ which means gate or threshold as one had to pass through Cuddapah in the olden days to reach Tirumala Hills. Kadapa has been under the rule of several dynasties including the Mouryas, Pallavas, Chalukyas, Nizams, Cholas etc. As a result, it has an interesting mix of cultures, heritage, rituals and traditions and the co-existence of different religions such as Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Jainism and Buddhism. Due to its proximity to Bangalore (about 280 km),  and Hyderabad (412 km), this city is going through some rapid urbanization in recent times.

Travelling within the city of Kadapa is made easy with the availability of good fleet of private as well as government buses. One can also opt for taxi services by booking online or over the phone. However there are no local trains or metro service within Kadapa.

How to reach kadapa :

By air – The nearest airport which has regular flights to and from various cities is at Tirupati, about 106 km away from Kadapa.

By train – Kadapa has a good rail network with many other major cities of the country.

By bus – Regular bus services are available between Kadapa and several other cities.

Abhibus too has buses plying to Kadapa from Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai etc. Just log on to www.abhibus.com and book your bus tickets online.

Some must-visit attractions in Kadapa :

Belum Caves -  The Belum caves are the second largest natural and longest cave system open to the public on the Indian subcontinent after the Krem Liat Prah caves in Meghalaya. Located near the Belum village in Kadapa district, it is believed that these caves were occupied by the Jains and Buddhist monks centuries ago. The cave has been developed in recent times and contains long passages, galleries, spacious caverns with fresh water and siphons and is now a monument of national importance, protected by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

Gandikota Fort -  The Gandikota fort, situated on the bank of the river Penna, was inhabited by the Kamma Kings, who ruled the fort, for nearly 300 years and was one of the most renowned forts in the country. The fort was christened Gandikota due to the huge gorge (called ‘gandi’ in Telugu) formed between the Gandikota Hills and the Penna river. Situated amidst dense forests, lush green hills and beautiful landscape, this fort has become a very famous attraction in Andhra Pradesh and houses temples, a mosque, a palace and a pigeon tower amongst other structures.

Sidhout Fort -  Known as the ‘Gateway to Srisailam’ or ‘Dakshina Kasi’, Sidhout Fort which is located on the river Penna, is situated around 25 kms away from Kadapa. This fort is a perfect example of military strategy and architectural skills of our Indian artisans in those days and is a very popular tourist attraction, as well as a place of pilgrimage due to the presence of various temples within the fort. The aura, peace and calm within the fort premises make it a destination worth visiting.

Timings: 8 am to 5 pm on all days.

Sri Venkateswara Wildlife Sanctuary - This wildlife sanctuary in Kadapa, has been renamed after Lord Venkateswara and Houses many wildlife species like the spotted deer, black buck, sloth bear, flying lizard etc. as well as a wide variety of birds. It also has some famous waterfalls like the Talacona, Gundalakona and the Gunjana Waterfalls which are a huge draw for tourists.

Pushpagiri -  The Pushpagiri temple complex is a very well known attraction in Kadapa. The complex is located at 1000 feet above sea level and the hamlets within the complex are surrounded with lush greenery. The presiding deity in this temple is the famous Chennakesava Swamy, a God that was patronized by the Cholas over the generations. The temple structure has elaborate carvings on all sides and a variety of inscriptions coming down over generations.

Ameen Peer Dargah -  This sacred shrine, located in a very peaceful location, is considered a symbol of harmony as it is visited by people from different faiths and overcomes all man-made barriers. It is believed that all wishes made at this dargah by anyone, are fulfilled.

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Interesting Facts About Kadapa :

Located south of the Penna river and surrounded by the Nallamalla and Palkonda Hills, Kadapa (earlier spelled as Cuddapah) is a city in the Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh and has come to be known as the ‘Heart of Rayalaseema’. Situated between the western and eastern ghats on either side, with an elevation of about 452 feet, this city is protected from the extreme summer and winter winds. Kadapa is distinguished by its tropical climate with high temperatures all through the year. Summers are very hot and humid with temperatures rising upto even 40 degree celsius. A recipient of both the southwest monsoons as well as the northeast monsoons, Kadapa’s rainy season extends from June to October, while the winter season from November to February is mildly cool and temperatures reduce slightly. Humidity too is much less during the winter, making it the best time to visit Kadapa.

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