Andhra Pradesh Tourism East Godavari AP Tourism East Godavari








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East Godavari



Area: 10,807 sq.km

The Boundaries of East Godavari are Bay of Bengal in the East and South, Khammam district in the West and Vishakapatnam district in the North directions.

Rivers: Godavari, Eleru, Pampa, and Sabari.

Major Places:
Kakinada, Rajamundry, Tuni, Samarlakot, Amalapuram, Mandapeta, Rajole.

Industries:
Andhra Paper Mill, Godavari and Nagarjuna Fertilizers, Sugar factories at Samarlakota and Pittahpuram, Plywood unit at Rampachodavaram, Dairy, Hatchery and Piggary Forms, Fisheries, Spinning and Saw Mills.

Tourist Places:

Coringa and Papikonda wild life Santuaries, Adurru, a Buddhist centre, Papikondalu, Rajahmundry bridge and Andhra paper mills.

Pilgrimage Centers:
Kukkuteswara Temple at Pitahpuram, Sri Sathya Narayana Swamy Temple at Annavaram, Draksharamam, Sri Jagan Mohini Chennakesava Swamy Temple at Ryali, Kotilingeswara temple at Rajahmundry, Appanapalle temple, Kumararamam at Samarlakota, and Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple at Antarvedi.

Handicrafts: 
Bell metal crafts.Once this District was the son border of Kalinga. This place was under the rule of the Satavahanas, Eastern Chalukya-Cholas, Kakatiyas, Reddis, Gajapatis, Vijayanagara, Qutub Shahin, and the British Chalukyas. This district was formed in the year 1904. Manyam Leader Sri Alluri Seetha Rama Raju Hails from this District.

The Forest area Occupies 29% of the total area, and Surplus Timber is extracted From these forests, especially the Bamboo's which feeds the Andhra Paper Mills Situated at Rajahmundry. coringa Crocodile Sanctuary and PapiKonda Wild Life Sanctuaries Protecting Tigers, Foxes, and different kinds of Birds on the banks of the river Godavari speak on the concern towards the conservation of Wild life in these areas. Electricity supply to this district is mainly through Thermal Power station at Rajahmundry, Machkand Hydro Power project and Natural gas Power station at Vijjeswaram. Dhavaleshwaram Project built on the river Godavari Supplies waters to Major parts of the farming lands, Eleru is another small Irrigation project. District hosts Kakinada Port that is Second biggest port in Andhra Pradesh. This district has Small Scale Industries of Musical instruments at Pitahpuram. Educational Institutes Come under Andhra University.

Accessibility:
Kakinada, the headquarters of East Godavari district is well connected by rail and road. The port of Kakinada serves coastal traffic.


Tourist Attractions

S.NoTourist SpotThemePlace
 1Adurru(Dubaraju Gudi)Buddhist Centres  Adurru  
 2AnnavaramPilgrim Centres  Annavaram  
 3AntarvediPilgrim Centres  Antarvedi  
 4Balayogi Gardens AmalapuramLeisure Spots  Amalapuram  
 5BiccavoluPilgrim Centres  Biccavolu  
 6Coringa Wild Life SanctuaryWild Life  Coringa  
 7DraksharamamPilgrim Centres  Draksharamam  
 8DwarapudiPilgrim Centres  Dwarapudi  
 9GollalamamidadaPilgrim Centres  Gollalamamidada  
 10KadiyapulankaLeisure Spots  Rajahmundry  
 11KotiPallePilgrim Centres  Kotipalle  
 12KotilingalarevuPilgrim Centres  Rajahmundry  
 13MandapalliPilgrim Centres  Mandapalli  
 14Papikonda Wild Life SanctuaryWild Life  Papikonda  
 15PithapuramPilgrim Centres  Pithapuram  
 16RampachodavaramWater Falls  Rampachodavaram  
 17RyaliPilgrim Centres  Ryali  
 18SamarlakotaPilgrim Centres  Samarlakota  
 19TalupulammalovaPilgrim Centres  Tuni  
 20Uppada SareesHandlooms  null  
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