Places To Visit In Guntur

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Here are the top 13 tourist attractions to see in Guntur:

1. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and Ethipothala Falls

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113 km
from city center
1 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

An exquisite sight of a massive irrigation project constructed over River Krishna, Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is situated around 100 miles from the city of Guntur.

2. Kondaveedu

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20 km
from city center
2 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

Kondaveedu is a place lying about 17 miles from Guntur city adorned with one of the most popular tourist attractions of the region. It houses an ancient fort belonging to 14th century AD built by Reddy kings which comprises of 21 magnificent structures.

3. Uppalapadu Nature Conservation

3.1 /5

8 km
from city center
3 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

A place to admire large number of endangered species of Birds, Uppalapadu Nature Conservation is situated in the southern side of the city.

4. Kotappakonda Trikutaparvattam

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47 km
from city center
4 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

Originally known as Kondakavuru, this place is famously known as Kotappakonda or Trikutaparvattam meaning three peaked hill which actually lies nearby.

5. Mangalagiri

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20 km
from city center
5 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

Mangalagiri, lying 13 miles northeast of Guntur city is mainly renowned for its famous temple of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. At the temple, the devotees worship the lord by offering jiggery water.

6. Downtown, Guntur

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
6 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

The city of Guntur is comprised of its own downtown area, midtown and residential areas. This place is packed with myriad of tourist attractions which include Center of Brodipet, Arundelpet, Jinnah Tower Center, Naaz Center, Brindavan Gardens, Old Guntur and Inner and Outer Ringroads.

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7. Amaravathi

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31 km
from city center
7 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

A place situated about 16 miles from Guntur is packed with a famous holy shrine and site of great historic importance. The place itself is named after a renowned temple lying in the area namely Amareswara Swamy which inhabits Swayambhu Linga.

8. Viswa Nagar

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

Situated in the south-west part of the city, Viswa Nagar can be easily approached via a National Highway 5 i.e. GNT-Chennai Expressway. The place is renowned for Universal Integration Pillar and Viswayogi Viswamji.

9. Krishna Barrage

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29 km
from city center
9 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

Krishna Barrage or Prakasam Barrage lies 18 miles from the city of Guntur. It is constructed over Krishna River all the way connecting Guntur with Krishna District.

10. Pongal

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41 km
from city center
10 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

Mid-January is considered as an important time in the Tamil calendar. The harvest festival, Pongal, typically falls on the 14th or the 15th of January and is celebrated in an exemplary mode of 'Tamil Culture'. Guntur has a lavish celebration of Pongal that anybody interested in observing local cultures should not miss.

11. Suryalanka Beach

52 km
from city center
11 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

Suryalanka Beach is a lesser-known gem situated near Bapatla near Guntur. The beach is famous for the sweeping views of the sun, sea and sand. It is also ideal for swimming.

12. Bhattiprolu

43 km
from city center
12 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

Located in the Guntur district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Bhattiprolu is a small village which is mainly known for its Buddhist stupa that is a centrally protected monument of national importance.

13. Amaravati Stupa

31 km
from city center
13 out of 13
places to visit in Guntur

Amaravati Stupa is a heritage monument, and ancient Buddhist stupa located in the Amaravathi. The memorial is currently under the protection of the Archaeological Survey of India. Popularly known as the Mahachaitya, Deepaladinne or the Great Stupa of Amaravati, this is among the largest stupas in India and one of the most visited sites in Amaravati.

FAQs on Guntur

What are the top sightseeing places in Guntur?

The top sightseeing places in Guntur are Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and Ethipothala Falls, Kondaveedu, Uppalapadu Nature Conservation, Kotappakonda Trikutaparvattam, Mangalagiri, Downtown, Guntur.

How can I commute within Guntur?

A best way for a tourist who is looking for some adventure and unusual trip should go for a bus ride in the Guntur which is quite cheap and convenient mode of transportation. Other than that taxi is best way of commutation for those who came planned with the itinerary of the city. Taxi, although a bit expensive than bus but is much smoother and faster ride. However, make sure you plan your trip to this culturally rich city keeping weather conditions in mind to avoid scorching heat of the sun. Apart from that, the city is bound to give an unforgettable experience of your life.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Guntur?

Guntur is the city which offers several places of interest when it comes to the historic monument and religious places. To begin your trip in Guntur, get up early with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Next, make a list of all the important places you can visit in a day. Amaravathi, Mangalagiri, Krishna Barrage, Uppalapadu Nature Conservation, Kondaveedu and Downtown are the most popular places you will love to explore. Make sure you do take a break and try out the delicious Mirchi bhaji and other local delicacies of the city. One day in this beautiful city is enough to fascinate you and charm you with its relics.
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