Top 10 Konaseema-Tourism places
Lustrous coconut grooves,beautiful green fields and its resilience takes your breath away.It’s a dream tour destination for all, with enchanting beauty, peace and tranquillity.Magnificent landscape, ancient artistic temples and lavish greenery with backwater just stole your heart,Whether you travel by road,train or boat.A glance at the surrounding countryside will make to call paradise on earth.Sounding like Kerala?It’s mini kerala Konaseema blessed with virgin backwaters and the most scenic places of East Godavari district.
Konaseema’s northern edge is the river Gautami Godavari,the southern edge is Vasista Godavari and its Eastern side is the Bay of Bengal where the river flows into and Godavari divides into 8 tributaries confluence the sea.In Telugu,Kona-corner which resembles it’s shape seema -area of Godavai delta.Amalapuram is the Major town here and is known for its Vedic culture.Konaseema is known for coconut production and most fertile land present in Coromandel coast.It’s the only region in Andhra Pradesh to be blessed with abundant backwaters amidst fields,beaches,forests,temples, mangroves&oil rigs etc.
Konaseema Travel Guide| Day3-Godavari dairies
1.Dindi:80km from Rajahmundry
Our night stay is Dindi-PalavelliResort.Morning visited coconut jungle& VasistaGodavari,Boating is available.After breakfast started for Antervedi.
2.Antharvedi-Sri Lakshmi NarasimhaSwami temple(Dindi-25km)
At 9am we reached Antervedi,one of 9 Nava Narasimha Kshetras of south India.It’s a temple of TrethaYuga&beautiful sculpture.
After darshan enjoyed at Antervedi beach&sangam where river VasistaGodavari Confluences the Bay of Bengal&here 1hr boat trip,maintained by APTDC.
Next visited Murumulla,Appanapalli,Ainavilli,came Dindi&visited Bhimavaram, Palakollu,Ryali,Mandapalli,korukonada,Papikonadalu&Maredumilli.
3.Murumulla-Sri Bhadrakali sametha VeereswaraSwamy temple
This temple attracts people as it is ancient temple with legend related to Daksha Yagna made by Prajapathi&Veerabhadra Swamy-Shiva’s anger personification.Here Nityakalyanam is performed to LordShiva daily. Unmarried devotees believes,with a mere visit to temple,soon they’ll get married.
4.Ryali-Sri Jaganmohini Kesava Swamy temple
In the self-manifested black stone idol of Jagan Mohini KesavaSwamy,lord Vishnu&Mohini can be seen on its front&rear sides.It dipects an excellent carving of KeshavaSwamy with Dasavatara on top,Govardhana giri.Oh!It’s Adbhuthaha AKA excellent with goddess Ganga in the form of water comes at feet.
5.Ainavilli-Sri SiddhiVinayakaSwami temple
Vyasa Maharshi installed a Ganapathi idol near river Godavari before starting his South India visit.
6.Mandapalli-Sri Mandeswara SaneeswaraSwamy temple
In India it’s only temple that Abhishekam of lord shiva done with oil,as it’s installed by Shanidev,second temple for Shanidev after ShaniSingnapur.
7.Appanapalli-Sri BalaBalaji temple
Appanapalli village is named after a sage Appana who did penance here.It’s Tirupathi of Konaseema.
It’s one of the best tourist places in Eastern Ghats.Sightseeing:Jalatarangini falls-10km,Swarnadharafalls-20km&Pamuleru waterfalls.
9.Korukonda-Sri LakshmiNarasimhaSwamy temple(Rajahmundry-20km)
korukonda means wish giving hill,self-manifested deity is at 120 mts height on top of the hill with 620 steps,at the foot of the hill temple is there.