Places To Visit In Nellore

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Here are the top 7 tourist attractions to see in Nellore:

1. Ramalingeswara Temple

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4 km
from city center
1 out of 7
places to visit in Nellore

Also known as Ramathirdham, this temple is located 30 km from Nellore city. The presiding deities of the temple are Lord Shiva and Goddess Kamakshamma.

2. Narasimhaswamy Temple

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1 km
from city center
2 out of 7
places to visit in Nellore

Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Narasimhaswamy Temple lies about 13 km from center of the Nellore city. Lord Vishnu is worshipped in this in the form of his fourth incarnation.

3. Patu Ru

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55 km
from city center
3 out of 7
places to visit in Nellore

Patu Ru is a small village lying at a distance of about 10 km from Nellore and perfect place for shopaholics. Renowned for its handicrafts industry and handloom sarees, the village is settles between the triangle formed by Kovuru, Damarmadugu and Kovuru.

4. Ranganatha Temple

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4 km
from city center
4 out of 7
places to visit in Nellore

Lying on the banks of River Pennar, Ranganatha Temple is one of the most revered temples of Nellore. The temple is great religious significance and is considered to be the oldest temples of the area which attracts devotees in such large number.

5. Mypadu Beach

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2 km
from city center
5 out of 7
places to visit in Nellore

Located about 22 km from the city of Nellore, Mypadu Beach is a calm and serene beach with slow waves and gentle breeze. The salient feature of the water body is sunrise that is not to be missed.

6. Barah Shaheed Dargah

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1 km
from city center
6 out of 7
places to visit in Nellore

Barah Shaheed Dargah is a mausoleum located very close to sea in Sulurpet in Nellore District. The place was established in the honor of 12 martyrs. It is a common belief that those who visit here to pay their respects, have all their wishes fulfilled.

7. Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary

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73 km
from city center
7 out of 7
places to visit in Nellore

Renowned for being one of the most significant pelican habitats in South-east Asia, the Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary in the Nellore District is every bird watcher's dream come true. This mesmerising sanctuary is located just near the village of Nelapattu and is spread over a total area of about 459 hectares.

FAQs on Nellore

Can you suggest an itinerary for Nellore?

Day 1 - Reach Nellore, preferably by noon and take some rest. In the evening, you can go to the main market for a stroll, especially where you can buy precious curios and souvenirs, especially the local sarees, that you can take home for your families.  
Day 2 - You can start with blessings from Ranganathswamy temple. Thereon, you can proceed for a tour of the Nellapattu Bird Sanctuary, a bit far from Ranganath Temple, some 84 km in distance.
 Day 3 - This day can be reserved for a visit to Jonnawada, a popular pilgrimage for Hindu devotees, or if you prefer, have a refreshing retreat at the Pulicat Lake or Mypad Beach. 

How can I commute within Nellore?

Nellore has a good connectivity of bus services by the APSRTC for intra and intercity, both being good for travel purposes. Intra city buses function in many major cities of Andhra Pradesh which will help you explore the all around the place. You may also hire a taxi if convenience and fast travelling is your main aim.
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