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About East Godavari

Located in the state of Andhra Pradesh, East Godavari is a district that is located in the coastal area of this state. This district was formed in the year 1925. After the 2014 reorganization of Andhra, the mandals of Vararamchandrapuram,  Chinturu, Nellipaka , and Kunavaram were added back to the East Godavari district.

East Godavari

Based on the census of 2015, the population of this city was approximated at 51,51,549. The district has a total of 7 different divisions of revenue. These divisions are Ramachandrapuram, Amalapuram, Kakinada, Etapaka, Peddapuram, Rampachodavaram, and Rajahmundry that contains a total number of 65 mandals. Also, these mandals contains 10 census towns, 7 different municipalities, 2 municipal corporations, and 1,374 villages. The mandals of Nellipaka, Kunavaram, Vararamchandrapuram, and Chinturu were added to East Godavari.

The latitude and longitude coordinates of Chirala are 17.3213° N and 82.0407° E, respectively. This district occupies an overall area of 12,805 square kilometers. It is bounded on the north by the district of Vishakapatnam, Malkangiri on the northwest, and on the southern side is bounded by the Bay of Bengal. The coastline is 144 km long and very small enclosure of the district of Yanam from Puducherry is located in the district.

History of East Godavari

The earliest ruler of East Godavari was the Shaktivarman. Many rulers have ruled this district and some of the famous ones are Kubja Vishnu Vardhana, Draksha Ramam, Kapilendra Deva, Kataya Vema, Racherlas of Rachakonda, and rulers from Kalinga. Some of the different Muslim kings who ruled East Godvari are Aurangazed, who captured East Godavari when he conquered Golconda in the year 1687. Some more muslim rulers are Salabat Jung and Nizam Ali Khan.

Tourism in East Godavari

The tourism in East Godavari is a blend of temples and places of education. Some of the best-known interests at East Godavari are-

Ainavalli
Most of the traditionalists believe that temples should be built on the banks of rivers. Hence, the temple of Ainavalli is built in the lush green surroundings of the river of Godavari. It is one of the primary centers of pilgrimage because people believe that their wishes get granted quickly if they visit the place.

Annavaram
Located on the outskirts of the city of Kakinada, many pilgrims throng to this temple. Many tourists visit this place because of the excellent scenic view that can be seen right from the top of the location.

Antarvedi
Located in the interior part of the Eastern Coast, this temple is one of the most important pilgrim centers in the East Godavari district. This place is called Antarvedi because this place was built to perform Yagam.

Coringa
This is a wildlife sanctuary that is located in the outskirts of the city of Kakinada. This place is one of the best places for education and recreation in the entire state of Andhra Pradesh.

Godavari Cruise
This is one of the most famous cruises in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The beauty of the Godavari river adds to the entire beauty of the cruise and allows both locals and tourists to have a relaxed time away from the hustle and bustle of traffic.

Hotels in East Godavari

Since there are many tourist places in East Godavari, people can stay in any of the hotels listed below. Travelers recommend that rooms in the hotels should be booked in East Godavari well in advance in order to avoid the last-minute rush. Some of the well-known hotels are-

Hotel Anand Regency
Address - 26-3-7, Jampet, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533103
Phone - 0883 246 1201

Dindi By The Godavari
Address - Malkipuram Mandal, East Godavari District, Dindi, Andhra Pradesh 533253
Phone - 091009 87822

Palavelli Boutique Resorts
Address - Yalamanchalli Lanka, Palakollu, Andhra Pradesh 534260
Phone - 076740 15035

Hotel Somisetty Landmark Konaseema

Address - 7-89/2, Cinema Road, Tatipaka, Dindi Area, Razole Mandal, Konaseema, Jaggannapeta, Andhra Pradesh 533249
Phone - 083329 79991

Grand Kakinada by GRT Hotels

Address - 11-3-11, Veterinary Hospital Road, Ramarao peta, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh 533004
Phone - 098495 23457

Restaurants In East Godavari

In East Godavari, one can find the tastiest delicacies that are cooked in Andhra. Tourists can try Pulihora, Punugulu, Gutti Vankaya Koora, Pesarattu, Chepa Pulusu and many more. Some of the well-known restaurants in this town are-

Sri Kanya Comfort Restaurant
Address - Door No.11-9-2, Beside Reliance Mart, Seshayya Metta, East Godavari, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533101
Phone - 0883 256 6666

Green Land Restaurant
Address - Malikipuram, Andhra Pradesh 533250

Food Ex Family Restaurant
Address - Near Shyamala Back Side Gate, T.Nagar, East Godavari District, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533101
Phone - 070324 22666

Star N Star Food Point
Address - Jampet Road, Seshayya Metta, East Godavari, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533101
Phone - 0883 247 3321

Karuna Kumar Restaurant
Address - National Highway 5, Mallepalli Post, East Godavari, Gandepalle, Andhra Pradesh 533297
Phone: 098666 05577

Movie Halls In East Godavari

There are few cinema halls in East Godavari. The local folks visit these theaters for entertainment. The tourists from cities can visit these theaters to understand how old-school theaters are maintained. Some of the theaters are-

Geeta Apsara Cinema Hall
Address - Syamalamba Temple Rd, Mangalavaripeta, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533101
Phone - 0883 247 5707

Rama Lakshmana Theatre
Address - Andhra Pradesh 533244

Srinivasa Theatre
Address - Andhra Pradesh 533260

Dusarapamu
Address - Andhra Pradesh 533436
Phone - 076749 46748

Annapurna Theater
Address - Ramachandrapuram Rd, Ramachandrapuram, Andhra Pradesh 533255


Hospitals in East Godavari

The number of hospitals in East Godavari is an indication of the seriousness of medical healthcare that is provided in this town. Some of the best hospitals are-

Paramahansa Yogananda Netralaya
Address - Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
Phone - 0883 241 8666

Swatantra Hospital
Address - No. 19-5-21/6, Kambala Park Road, East Godavari, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533105
Phone - 0883 240 0402

CMC Hospital
Address - China Jaggampeta, Pithapuram, Andhra Pradesh 533450

Harsha Hospitals
Address - Prakash Nagar, East Godavari, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533106
Phone - 0883 246 9403

Apollo Hospitals
Address - 13-1-3, Suryaraopeta Main Road, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh 533001
Phone - 0884 234 5800

Ramya Hospital
Address - Gandhi Nagar, East Godavari, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh 533004

Bollineni Hospital
Address - Seelam Nukaraju Complex Rd, Katari Gardens, Gorakshanapeta, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533103
Phone - 0883 247 7770

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