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State: Andhra Pradesh
One of the municipality and Mandal headquarters of Andhra Pradesh, Venkatagiri is located at 13.9667°N 79.5833°E. Previously known as Kali Mili, Venkatagiri is a well known city in the district of Nellore at an elevation of 60 metres.

Places of interest in and around Venkatagiri are many. Known for its history and handlooms, Venkatagiri has a lot to offer to its tourists. Also famous pilgrimage spots like Kanipakam and Tirupati are within reach. The Venkatagiri Durgam and Venkatagiri Fort are famous places for historical sightseeing. They are also known for their natural beauty and splendour. The entirety of this town is surrounded by the Tirupati hills, which makes it a picturesque valley and a reknowned trekking destination.

The sarees of Venkatagiri have their own trademark style. Distinctive weaving and beautiful motifs make it a remarkable creation. Tourists in the area are sure to pick up a few for themselves and relatives. Parameswara Saree and Textile House is the most famous retail shop in the city.

Pious travellers also have a reason to stop by Venkatagiri; the Kasi Viswanadha Temple, which was built in 1760 AD, stands by the banks of the river Kaivalya. Even though the hotel industry in Venkatagiri isn’t very advanced, the CMR A1 Grand A/C Lodge n Maruthi Deluxe Lodge are luxury options, while Hotel Dwaraka and Sri Sai Rest House are cheaper alternatives with satisfactory services.

The nearest airport to Venkatagiri is Chennai, about 170 kilometres away. The Renigunta airport, just 45 kilometres away, is still under construction. Bus travel is also an option as the state bus service is frequent and reliable. The best time to visit is September to January.
To visit and experience Andhra Pradesh hassle-free, view Andhra Pradesh Tour Packages.

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