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Kakinada Travel Guide

Nestled beautifully on the banks of the River Godavari, East Godavari is located in the state of Andhra Pradesh and covers a vast portion of the delta area of the Godavari River. The district headquarters are based in.....

Nestled beautifully on the banks of the River Godavari, East Godavari is located in the state of Andhra Pradesh and covers a vast portion of the delta area of the Godavari River. The district headquarters are based in Kakinada and it is one of the densely populated districts of the state. The district is bounded on the north by Vishakhapatnam district and the Orissa State, Bay of Bengal on the east, Khamman district on the south and on the west by West Godavari district.

East Godavari Travel Guide is incomplete without a mention of its rich cultural and spiritual legacy. Adurru, Pithapuram, Draksharamam, Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple, Bhimesvara Temple and Coringa Sanctuary are the major places to throng in East Godavari. The major area of the district remains under coconut plantation. The key industries that offer employment and source of livelihood to the people are Fisheries, Plywood unit, Paper Mill and Sugar factories.

Kakinada, the district HQ is also famous for its industries such as Fertilizer, Sugar, Natural gas and petroleum, Power generation, Edible oil refineries and Biofuel plants etc. It is part of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and the proposed sectors for investment in the city are Chemical, Petroleum and Petrochemical sectors.

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Places to visit and things to do in Kakinada

GETTING THERE

How to Reach Kakinada
Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh has been selected as one of those hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under Indian Prime Minister's flagship Smart Cities Mission. Kakinada is an industrial belt where many edible oil refineries, biofuel plants, fertilizer industries and agro-product industries are found. Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary and  Hope Island are two most popular attractions here. It can be reached comfortably by all means of transport- road, rail and air.
 
How to Reach Kakinada by Air
 
Kakinada does not have an airport of its own and the nearest airport is Rajahmundry Airport. The airport is nearly one hour drive from Kakinada. The nearest international airport is Visakhapatnam Airport, around 163 km away from Kakinada city. Flights from places like Hyderabad, pune, Nagpur, Mumbai and Bangalore can be availed to reach the destination.
 
How to Reach Kakinada by Road
 
State buses ply at regular intervals from places like Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Narsapur and Rajahmundry. A well maintained network of motorable roads made road transportation from nearest towns and cities to Kakinada convenient.
 
How to Reach Kakinada by Rail
 
Kakinada Junction connects the city of Kakinada to major Indian cities by several trains. The second nearest railway station is Samalkot Railway Station, located around 12 km from Kakinada. Passengers can avail local means of transport from the station to reach to any part of the city.

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is it A.C. hotel?

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Chandra Sekhar

Any important sightseeing places around?

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Deepu Kopparthi

sai kottu...

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Hi sir I was coming kakinada on 24th. i need a room but im 20 ..will I get a room for me and my friends who will stay and there is a girl with us ...so will I get hotel?

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shabneet.kaur

Hi Sir, You can search hotels through Goibibo app/website by using the couple friendly tag.

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where is the last arrival point

What are the best places to eat in Kakinada?

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Tirupati Rao

yeti restaurant, Jaya restaurant, subbaya restaurant.

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Where can i get good breakfast ?

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prasanna Kumar

jaya residency,

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How is hotel Srivastava?

Which are the good hotels in Kakinada?

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Sriharsha

Suggest best Gujrat food near kakinada bus stop( rtc).

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Kurakula Ramakrishna

jaya residency

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What are the specialities of the local cuisine in Kakinada? Please recommend some good authentic restaurants.

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Abhi

grt grand hotel and coasta grils are best

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