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Ideal duration: 1 day

Best time: Oct-Mar (Read More)

Nearest Airport: Vijayawada (Check Flights)

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Rajahmundry Tourism

Founded in the 19th century by Chalukya king Raja Raja Narendra after whom it was named Rajamahendri or Rajamahendravaram but now is known as Rajahamundry.

It is the biggest city of East and West Godavari district and is the birth place of the 'Telugu' language. This city is also famously called the 'Cultural Capital' of Andhra Pradesh.

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  • Hotel Surya

    INR 2,300 /night onwards

  • Aditya palace

    INR 1,116 /night onwards

  • Hotel Sri Guru Residency

    INR 903 /night onwards


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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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Owing to many places to see in Rajahmundry, you can split your itinerary into two days.

On the first day, you can start by visiting the temples most are located a few kilometres on the outskirts of Rajahmundry, and you can find many on the way around the city. Post lunch, you can visit the Sir Arthur Cotton Museum after which you can go to the Godavari Bund to see the sun setting behind the bridges.

On the second day, you can spend the entire day at Goutami that where you can visit the temples, shop in the local markets and enjoy recreational activities at the water park and river bay resorts. There is a ferry that takes you along for a trip to the Godavari River. This is a good place to see the whole of Rajahmundry in a single location.

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Rajahmundry Reviews

7 months ago by Devyani Chandra

- 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 ask 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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  What's Great?

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's not so Great?

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

For Whom

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. 

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How to Reach Rajahmundry

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 situa... (Read More)

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