Places around Kakinada with History

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1/11 Places to Visit in Kakinada with History

Adurru is a historical site located on the western bank of the Vainetaya branch of Godavari river. The village is quiet close to Nagaram and is a part of the east Razole taluk of East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 75 kms from Kakinada city center.

Adurru (or locally DubarajuGudi) is a 2400 year old Buddhist site in Razole taluk of East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh close to the banks of river Vainetaya, a tributary of river Godavari river very close to the Bay of Bengal. The foundation of the stupa here was laid by Sanghmitra, Ashoka's daug...

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2/11 Places to Visit in Kakinada with History

The famous Chalukya Kumararama Bhimeswaraswamy Temple is one of the Pancharama Kshetras that had been made in the honour of Lord Shiva. It is located in the Samarlakota region of the East Godavari district at Andhra Pradesh. There are other four temples which are namely the Amararama, the Draksharama, the Ksheerarama and the Somarama. This temple being located in the Samarlakota district, is about 15 kms from the main city of Kakinada, and can be easily availed by car or public transport.

The Sri Chalukya Kumararama Bhimeswaraswamy temple is a temple located in the region of Samar...

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3/11 Places to Visit in Kakinada with History
Draksharamam Shakti Peetam
34 kms from Kakinada city limits
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Draksharamam is a town in East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The Bhimeswara Swamy temple in this town is one of the five prominent temples of Lord Siva, known as Pancharama Kshetras. The Manikyaamba temple in this town is one of the eighteen revered temples of 18 Maha Shakti Pithas in India. It is located at a distance of 34 kms from Kakinada.

Draksharamam, is one of the most frequented pilgrim centre of South India. It is one of the Shiva Pancharamas and one of 18 Shakti Peethas. It is famous both as a Shiva kshetra and as a Shakti kshetra. Lord Bheemesw...

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4/11 Places to Visit in Kakinada with History
Golala Mamidada, Kakinada
20 kms from Kakinada city limits
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Gollala Mamidada is located at a distance of 20 Kms from Kakinada in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Gollala Mamidada is a well-known pilgrim centre which is also called as Gopurala Mamidada, in the midst of coconut gardens, the green fields and natural surroundings, and on the banks of river "Thulya Bhaga" (Antharvahini). It is famous for Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Temple which was incepted by late Sri Kovvuri Basivi Reddy Garu in the year 1920, a great Charitable and auspicious and dedicated mind Jamindar of Gollala Mamidada. He has not only rendered dedicated service for the te...

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5/11 Places to Visit in Kakinada with History

Sri Kunti Madhava Temple is a famous temple situated in Pithapuram, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the ancient Vaishnava temples and of Pancha Madhava Divya Kshetram. It is nearer to the famous Kukkuteswara Swamy temple in Pithapuram. Sri Kunti Madhava Swamy Temple is one of the pancha madava skathra (others being one at Prayaga (U. P), Sundara Padmanabha in Kerala, Sethu Madhava at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu). This temple was established by Lord Indra and was worshipped by Sri Rama in Treta Yuga and Kunthi and Pandavas in Dwapara Yuga. The temple is located at a distance o...

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Pandavula Metta
20 kms from Kakinada city limits
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Peddapuram is a town in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh in South India. The town has many tourist spots and is mainly famous for its historical connection to the legend of Mahabharata. Pandavula Metta near Peddapuram is approximately 20 kms away Kakinada.

Pandavula Metta, a 200 feet high hillock nearer to Peddapuram, a small town in East Godavari District. Situated close to ADB Road, this hillock is associated with a legend pertaining to an episode of the exile period of Pandavas. Legend has it that during one of their exile period of 13 years, the Pandavas had stayed ...

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7/11 Places to Visit in Kakinada with History

Sri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple is a historic Hindu religious site located in the East Godavari district of Andra Pradesh at a distance of 5 kms from Kakinada. Sarpavaram Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Temple is located on the outskirts of Kakinada and is about 500 years old.

The architecture of this ancient temple is very beautiful and heart-warming. The temple was built with high surrounding walls, with the Gopura in the north and Simhadwara in the east. The Kalyan Mandap is in the north and the Dhvajashtambh in the east; with the Garuda Vahana and Anjaney...

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8/11 Places to Visit in Kakinada with History

In the East Godavari belt of Andhra Pradesh, stands an ancient temple of Lord Shiva, the Kukkuteshwara Swamy temple. It is one of the three Gayas, the Padagaya, where rituals for the departed ancestors are partaken. The temple has the shrine of Puruhitika devi, considered to be one of the Shaktipeetha. Lord Indira is believed to have worshipped the Devi here. It is located at a distance of 15 kms from Kakinada city center.

Kukkuteswara Swamy temple is an immensely historic temple. Puruhutika temple is arranged on the north eastern corner of the fundamental temple confronting south....

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9/11 Places to Visit in Kakinada with History

Sri Pallalamma Ammavari Devasthanam, Vanapalli is located at a distance of 70 Kms from Kakinada.

The Deity of the temple Sri 'Pallalamma' Ammavaru is situated in the village of Vanapalli of Kothapeta Mandal in East Godavari District. This temple is one of the greatest temples of Deities in Andhra Pradesh and having much power. Vanapalli village is situated by the side of 'Gowthami River'. Every year, in the month of 'Vysakha' i. e. from April to May, a festival is performed on Tuesday after Vysakha Poornima. Many people from distant places come and pay their respects to Goddess wit...

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10/11 Places to Visit in Kakinada with History

Sri Veerabhadra Swamy Temple is situated in Muramalla Panchayat of Polavaram Mandal of the East Godavari district, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Muramalla is situated in between National Highway 214 from Kathipudi- Pamarru. It is located at a distance of 45 kms from Kakinada.

Sri Veerabhadra Swamy Temple is also called as Veerabhadra Swamy and Bhadrakali temple. One can see Lord Virabhadra and Lord Vishnu in Narasimha avatar (half man and half lion) in this temple. The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Veereswara Swamy (Lord Virabhadra), a super being created by the wrath of...

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11/11 Places to Visit in Kakinada with History

Pithapuram is the famous Datta Kshetra located in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh state in India. Shripad Shri Vallabha Temple is a revered Hindu religious site located in Pithapuram, near Kakinada. It is located at a distance of 15 kms from Kakinada.

Shripad Shri Vallabha is an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya who lived in Pithapuram, a town in present-day Andhra Pradesh in India. He is considered one of the first complete avatars (incarnations) of the deity Dattatreya in Kali Yuga. The entrance of this temple is in the north. As one enters this temple, one can see a huge g...

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