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Basara Travel Guide

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Dwelling of Goddess of Saraswati - Basara

Located on the banks of the river Godavari, Basara is one of the beautiful towns in Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh, India. This beautiful town is quite popular with Hindus and is well known for its Saraswathi temple. This temple is amongst very few temples of the Goddess Saraswati in the whole of South India. In Hinduism, Saraswati is acknowledged as the goddess of knowledge. She is the companion of Brahma and it was with her know how, that Brahma created the universe. This town is the traditional and cultural spot where a rush of pilgrims comes to perform “Akshara abhyasam” for their children. According to legends, it is believed that before starting formal school education, this pooja will enhance one’s intelligence and knowledge. Basara travel guide is the appropriate way to know more about the place.Basara is also known as Basar.

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Accommodation in Basara

Basara provides good accommodation facilities to travelers as one can find out some good hotels here in the region. TTD Guest House having Four Rooms and its each room (Non-AC) is available at Rs 150 per day and AC room will cost you Rs 400 per day. Vemulavada Guest room, Saraswathi Sadan Guest room, Nilanghekar Guest House, Gourla Guest House, Dharamshala and many others are some famous hotels which offer all kind of services during stay. Here almost all the hotels are available at affordable rice which offers great facilities to their guest.

Events / Festivals in Basara

The most famous festivals in Basara are Maha Shivaratri and Devi Navaratrulu.

Maha Shivaratri: It is one of the most celebrated festivals of the Hindus which generally falls in the month of February or March. In Basara, the festival is celeberated with much zest and zeal.

Devi Navaratrulu: It is the most popular festival of the whole region that is celebrated in the month of September or October. On this auspicious occasion, around 10,000 pilgrims from nearby areas visit the place to celebrate the festival.

Fast Facts about Basara
State: Andhra Pradesh
District: Adilabad
Languages: Telugu, Marathi, Urdu, Hindi
Best season: October to March
Weather: Summer 26 to 41°C, Winter 16 to 25°C
Altitude: 579m (1,900 ft.)
STD code: 08752
Pin code: 504101
Distance Charts to Basara
Road Map Distance Time
Hyderabad to Basara 211 KM 3 hrs.