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Godavari is a beautiful district in Andhra pradesh, located at the bank of river Godavari. It nourishes the different part of the district . The district has number of attractions, with high tourism value. Beautiful lakes such as kolleru, pakhal , laknavaram lakes etc. Rich population of fish varieties are seen here.  The beauty of these lakes , described by various  historic travelers. Another attraction in godavari is ancient temples.  The temple here have , rich architecture and sculptures and they are also pilgrim spots.  The stone carvings on the walls of these temples are an eye catching scenery.  Tourism is very much popular in this region .

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Badrachalam

Badrachalam is located about 160 km away from Rajahmundry and it is about 300 km away from Hyderabad city . This place have prehistoric and historic values. Here you can see an ancient temple , dedicated to Sri Seetha Ramachandra swamy . this place is also located at the banks of  godavari river. It is a well known pilgrim spot in Andhra Pradesh.  The annual festival here is known by the name Kalayana mahaotsava .

Ryali

It is about 25 km away from Rajahumundry . this place is famous for a temple , dedicated to Sri Jaganohinikesava swamy.  The temple is best known for its architecture.

Guntupalli

It is about 85 km away from vijayawada . it is located in western part of godavari district . the prime attraction is a Buddhist monument . another attraction is rock caves.

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Rajahmundry is a sacred place with religious and historic importance.  It is about 580 km away from Chennai .  this place is located in godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.  This sacred place is situated at the banks of river Godavari.  The temple here is dedicated to Lord Markandeya.  It is popular pilgrim spot .

How to reach there ?

It is well connected by roads. NH- 5 is passes through this region.  Bus services are available to vijayawada, annavaram, Hyderabad, gwalior, Bhopal, jaipur lucknow . Rajmundry is one of the biggest railway station in the state.  Bangalore , Chennai , Hyderabad airports are near to this place.

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Draksharamam is a famous pilgrimage in Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.  This sacred place is located 17 km away from kakinada . It is about 40 km away from Rajahmundry .  Here you can see a temple with beautiful sculpturing . the temple is dedicated to Lord siva.  A sacred tank , namely  ‘seven godavari tank’ is located near to this temple.  The temple built in  Chalukya and chola architectures.   The place is also known by the name Dakshina kasi (southern Banares) . Veeranatyam an art form , is very much famous here.

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Kolleru lake

Kolleru lake is a beautiful lake , part of  Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.  This lake supports the drinking water needs in this area.  A rare variety of pelican birds are surviving here . This place is an  idle location for these birds to build their nest . A famous writer Bernier , who came here during  mughal rulers,  described about this place in his book .

Pakhal lake

It is also a beautiful lake  in godavari district. It covers an area of 12 sq miles.  Pakhal lake is surrounded by beautiful landscape.  The lake have a good collection of fishes, otters and alligators.

Laknavaram lake

It is also located in godavari district. It is very similar to Ramappa lake.  The lake is surrounded by three small bunds . even though it is an artificial lake, it looks like natural one.

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