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Samalkot

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Best Time: October - March Read More

Ideal duration: 1 day

Nearest Airport: Visakhapatnam Check Flights

Samalkot Tourism

Samalkot is a small quaint town with a charm that can only be experienced by visiting it. Situated in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, this place is regarded as holy by the devotees of Lord Shiva.

It is renowned as a site of one of the Pancharama Temples, Pancharama being one of the forms of Lord Shiva known as Sri Kumararama Bheemeshwara Swami. Also known as Samarlakota, this beautiful town sees an influx of devotees in large number especially during the festivals like Shivaratri. Besides its great religious significance, Samalkot in recent time has witnessed a boom in industrialization. In fact, it is home to several big names of industries including Reliance Energy Limited, Palm-Tech India Limited and Orient Ceramics India Limited etc. Steeped with several local folklores and rich and glorious past, the town of Samalkot with lush green surroundings and gushing streams is all set to make your trip memorable.

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Samalkot, Andhra Pradesh
Kumararama Bheemeshwara Swamy Temple
Kumara Bheemeshwara Temple - Front View
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FAQs on Samalkot

What is famous about Samalkot?

Quaint town. A weekend getaway for people of Andhra Pradesh.

What is not so good about Samalkot?

Not a developed tourist destination. Too hot in summers, can become exhausting.

Who should visit Samalkot?

Samalkot is a perfect blend of cultural heritage and modern lifestyle, and it is an ideal spot for people who want just to sit back and relax and escape the dull life. It also has religious value and is a must visit for Shiva devotees, and is usually crowded during Shivaratri.

What is the best time to visit Samalkot?

Samalkot is scorching and dry during the summer season owing to tropical climatic conditions. Winters are however are mildly cold with very pleasant evening and night with a gentle breeze. During monsoon, the city receives heavy rainfall. Thus, the winter season is recommended as the ideal time to visit the town.
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What is the local food in Samalkot?

Samalkot being a town in the state of Andhra Pradesh mainly serves its residents and visitors the delicious and a bit spicy, Andhra cuisine. The town has few options for outdoor eating at restaurant where you can enjoy the authentic traditional food of the area.
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What is the best way to reach Samalkot?

The nearest airport is the Rajahmundry airport. It is an hour drive from Samalkot. You can also reach Samalkot via road transport. Regular state corporation buses connect Samalkot to the main cities like Hyderabad and Vijayawada. Numerous weekly trains also ply on this route. Samalkot has its own railway station.
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What are the things to do in Samalkot?

The top things to do in Samalkot are Kumararama Bheemeshwara Swamy Temple, Thalupulamma Thalli, Kakinada, Annavaram, Rajahmundry, Abhishekam. You can see all the places to visit in Samalkot here

What are the places near Samalkot?

The top places near to Samalkot are Rajahamundry which is 39 km from Samalkot, Annavaram which is located 35 km from Samalkot, Kakinada which is located 14 km from Samalkot, Konaseema which is located 44 km from Samalkot, Visakhapatnam which is located 131 km from Samalkot

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Devyani Chandra 2 years ago
- Make sure you carry a camera to capture the cultural heritage of the city.
- Avoid travelling the city during summers owing to hot and dry weather and heat.
- Carry a pair of sport shoes for there is lot of walking around the town.
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