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Rajahmundry Tourism

Located on the banks of River Godavari in Andhra Pradesh, and officially known Rajamahendravaram, Rajahmundry is the biggest city of the East and the West Godavari District in the state. Touted to be one of the oldest cities in India, Rajahmundry was founded in the 19th century by the Chalukya King- Raja Raja Narendra. 

This Cultural Capital of Andhra Pradesh is also referred to as the 'born city' as it is believed to be the birth city of Telugu language. Touring along river Godavari and relishing the scenic landscapes is the prime attraction at Rajahmundry that draws in tourists from far and wide. Rajahmundry is primarily known to be a pilgrimage spot for Hindus, owing to the presence of several places of worship, the most famous of which is the Sri Veerabhadra Swamy Temple.

The River Godavari is considered a sacred river other than being a significant spot of tourism. The Pushkara ghats, located along the river, is where the grand Pushkara festivals are held every 12 years. Sometimes referred to as Southern Bombay, Rajahmundry is also a prominent textile hub. Alluring landscapes, primitive temples, and the Godavari river cruise - the heart of this historic land are as pristine as its environment.

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Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
Goutami Ghat
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Dowleswaram Barrage near Rajahmundry on River Godavari

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What is famous about Rajahamundry?

Has the facilities of a city without the crowd and pollution that entail a city. Famous for a good collection of furniture and fountain pens.

What is not so good about Rajahamundry?

Most of the places to visit here are religious in nature.

Who should visit Rajahamundry?

Rajahmundry is a perfect place for people interested in culture and religion, as it is rightly called the Cultural Capital of Andhra Pradesh. It is a good place for family vacations. 

What is the best time to visit Rajahamundry?

Winters, between the months of October and March, is the best time to visit as the temperature goes down, in the city. Summers are extremely hot and have a certain level of humidity.
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What is the local food in Rajahamundry?

The local cuisine here is predominated by rich spices. Owing to it's history of Persian rulers and it's own traditions, the food found here is an efficient mix of different cultures. Telugu, Persian and Hyderabadi style of cooking all find a delicious blend in the local cuisine.
Rosemilk and Pootharekulu (Paper sweets) are a specialty of Rajahmundry.
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What is the best way to reach Rajahamundry?

The Rajahmundry Airport is well connected to Hyderabad and Chennai by JetAirways and SpiceJet. All the trains between Vishakhapatnam and Vijayawada stop at Rajahmundry. The railway station is situated almost in the city centre. Located on NH5, it is very convenient to travel to Rajahmundry by road also. 
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What are the things to do in Rajahamundry?

The top things to do in Rajahamundry are Maredumilli, Annavaram, Papi Hills, Rajahmundry Temples, Draksharama, Dowleswaram. You can see all the places to visit in Rajahamundry here

What are the places near Rajahamundry?

The top places near to Rajahamundry are Konaseema which is 42 km from Rajahamundry, Samalkot which is located 39 km from Rajahamundry, Annavaram which is located 71 km from Rajahamundry, Kakinada which is located 48 km from Rajahamundry, Papi kondalu which is located 122 km from Rajahamundry

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Devyani Chandra

4 years ago
- Summers are extremely hot here so make sure you check the weather before you plan a trip.
- The food is generally spicy, be careful before requesting for extra spicy food. It would be best to as (Read More)k them to serve moderate to medium spicy food..
- Due to tourism, some resorts and hotels have come up in the vicinity, you can avail good food from here.
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