Puttaparthi is located in the Anantapur district of the state of Andhra Pradesh and is invariably famous as the birth place of Sri Sathya Sai Baba. His innumerable devotees have ushered their love and reverence for the venerated Sai Baba by constructing the Prasanthi Nilayam
, an ashram that is studded with canteens, shops, museum, library, stadiums, educational institutions, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, the Super Speciality Hospital and a vast assembly hall. With a serene and calm ambience, the ashram is the major attraction of this place and is visited all-the-year-round especially during his birth-anniversary celebrations. Numerous hotels in Puttaparthi
are available that provide good accommodation options for tourists.
Few of the best budget hotels in Puttaparthi
are listed below:
- Hotel Sai Paradise, Om Hotel and Hotel Chaitanya International, among others, have well-maintained rooms, elegant furnishings, decent arrangements, passable services and are strategically located to help their guests reach their destinations easily. With laundry, parking, emergency services, power back-up, front desk and round-the-clock room services, these hotels are in high preference among travellers for their quality of service and affordability.
Main Indian festivals celebrated in this city are Ugadi, Sankranti, Varalakshmi Vratham, Vinayaka Chavithi, Deepavali, Batukamma and most importantly Sri Sathya Sai Baba's birth anniversary. The major attractions of the city would invariably be the Prasanthi Nilayam, Chaitanya Jyoti Museum and Sri Sathya Sai Space Theatre. The months of September to February are highly preferred by tourists. With an airport and railway station within its vicinity, Puttaparthi can be easily reached by flights or trains. Daily scheduled bus services can be availed as well.