Anantapur Map

Introduction

Anantapur, lies in the westernmost part of the Andhra Pradesh. Anantapur is a veritable tourist heaven. Puttaparthi, the home of Sri Satya Sai Baba, believed to be the reincarnation of Shirdi Sai Baba, is located in Anantapur. Another site worth visiting is Thimmamma Marrimanu, an amazing 550 year old banyan tree that has found mentioned in the Guiness Book of World Records for its enormous size.


Area 62 sq km
Altitude 335 metres above sea level
Temperature Summer-30.0 C-40.0 C Winter-20.0 C-27.0 C
Language English, Hindi, Telugu
STD Code 08554
Rainfall __ cm average yearly
Best Time to Visit September to March

How to get there

  1. Air :- The airports at Bangalore and Puttapurthi serve the needs of air-passengers for getting to Anantpur.
  2. Rail:-Anantapur is connected to the cities like Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar, Pune, Vishakapatnam and other major cities, by well-laid out network of Indian Railways.
  3. Road:-The National Highways 7 and 205 pass through and connect Ananthapur with all the major cities of India.

Places to Visit


Puttaparthi Lepakshi Temple Dharmavaram Penukonda Fort
Gooty Fort      

Excursion


Thimmamma Marrimanu Tadipatri Alur Hemavathi
Raidurga Fort      

Accommodation


SRS Regency Hotel Hotel Bheema Hotel Sampoorna