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Interesting Facts About Nellore :

One of the oldest cities in Andhra Pradesh, Nellore is located on the banks of the Penna River. Situated at an average altitude of just 59 ft, the city has a typical tropical seaside climate with hot, humid summers and mild winters. April and May are the hottest months, while December, January and February are comparatively much cooler and pleasant and hence the best time to visit Nellore would be during these winter months.

Nellore has been ruled by several powerful dynasties over the ages, namely the Mauryas, the Cholas who reigned over the city for a long period of time, then the Pallavas and several more until it was finally taken over by the British and made a part of Madras. The city also had a hand in the creation of the Telugu language and formation of the state of Andhra Pradesh. Well known for its rich historical past and culture, Nellore is also admired for its alluring landscape, nature retreats, temples and beaches. Having visited Nellore, one must visit Paturu, a small village nearby, which is famous for its handicrafts, handloom industry and famous hand-woven, silk paturu sarees.

Transport within the city is easily available with a choice of two, three and four wheelers, however the locals prefer moving around in auto rickshaws, unless they need to travel long distance, in which case the Nellore Bus Station offers both local and long distance services.

The major bus stations in Nellore are the RTC Bus Station and Potti Sreeramulu Bus Station or Atmakur Bus Station.

How to reach Nellore :

By air – As Nellore does not have its own airport, one can travel to Tirupati Airport which is the closest at 102 km away.

By train – There are several train services to Nellore from other cities across the country.

By bus – Both Private as well as State-run buses offer a choice of buses from several other cities to Nellore.

Some Must-Visit Attractions :

Ranganatha Temple :

One of the oldest temples in Nellore, this 600 year old ancient place of worship is one of the most visited sites in the city. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, a resting form of Lord Vishnu and is situated on the Penna River. Located just before the 29 m high main entrance of the temple, is a huge tower called ‘Galligopuram’ which translates to ‘Wind Tower’ and is an astonishing 70 ft high tower with about 10 ft high gold plated vessels called ‘Kalashams’ on top of it. The famous annual Brahmotsavam festival is held here somewhere during the month of March or April.  

Timings : 6 am to 7.30 pm daily.

Nellapattu Bird Sanctuary :

A popular tourist place in Nellore, this bird sanctuary attracts a huge number of migratory birds from around the globe. Watch Towers within the sanctuary give tourists the opportunity to spot rare species of birds like night herons, spoonbills, pelicans, egrets, ducks and several others. During the migratory season, one may be lucky and spot over 1500 pelicans. A further delight to the tourists is the presence of a library, museum and auditorium within the sanctuary.

Pulicat Lake :

Another nature lover’s paradise, Pulicat Lake stretches from Andhra Pradesh till Tamil Nadu and extends through over 600 km of Nellore. It is believed to be the second largest lagoon in India after the Chilika Lake. The lake has an assortment of fish, mostly the marine variety, some brackish water fish and a few freshwater species. The picturesque lake provides an excellent backdrop for bird lovers who can view various types of migratory birds like pelicans, flamingoes, egrets, terns and many more, which land here as a stop over during migration.

Timings : 6 am to 6 pm

Mypadu Beach :

Mypadu beach is picturesque with lush green landscape and an overall peaceful environment. The soft, fine sand, gentle waves hitting the shore and enchanting green cover provide a very cozy, tranquil and scenic set up to just laze around and unwind from the pressures of everyday life. The beach is maintained by the State Tourism Board of Andhra Pradesh who are making efforts to promote this beach as a tourist destination by introducing some water sports and resorts along the coastline.

Jonnawada :

A famous pilgrim centre, located close to Nellore at a distance of just 15 kms, Jonnawada is renowned for the main Kamakshi temple, dedicated to Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy and Goddess Kamakshamma. It is also famous for the 10 day festival held here in devotion to Goddess Kamakshi. The gopuram of the temple is marveled at as it is made out of a single stone.

Venkatagiri Fort :

Located in a town called Venkatagiri in Nellore district, the Venkatagiri fort is built amidst dense green forests and a variety of flora. This magnificent fort with its picturesque surroundings provide a very intriguing tour to tourists and remind you of the glorious history and past of this country.

Udaygiri Fort :

Situated at a distance of approximately 100 kms from Nellore, this majestic fort is located at an elevation of 3079 feet above sea level atop the famous Sanjeevi Hills which is famous for a multitude of medicinal plants. A tour of the fort reveals its splendor of the glorious past when it was ruled by the various dynasties. Housing approximately 13 buildings and several temples, tourists can witness the blend of different cultures and the artistic skills of the architects of the past. 

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Interesting Facts About Nellore :

One of the oldest cities in Andhra Pradesh, Nellore is located on the banks of the Penna River. Situated at an average altitude of just 59 ft, the city has a typical tropical seaside climate with hot, humid summers and mild winters. April and May are the hottest months, while December, January and February are comparatively much cooler and pleasant and hence the best time to visit Nellore would be during these winter months.

Nellore has been ruled by several powerful dynasties over the ages, namely the Mauryas, the Cholas who reigned over the city for a long period of time, then the Pallavas and several more until it was finally taken over by the British and made a part of Madras. The city also had a hand in the creation of the Telugu language and formation of the state of Andhra Pradesh. Well known for its rich historical past and culture, Nellore is also admired for its alluring landscape, nature retreats, t......Read More


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