Tourist Places in Nellore district | Andhra Pradesh State


Tourist Places in Nellore district: Nellore was also called Simhapuri. The name is believed to come after Simha Vishnu, the Pallava king who ruled the region. Nellore district was formed with the present mandals in 1956 and later in 2008, its name was changed to Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district. Nellore district has many tourist attractions and the place is easily reachable as it is well connected with railways and roadways.


Tourist Places in Nellore district

Tourist Places in Nellore district


1) Satish Dhawan Shah Center is one of the popular Nellore district tourist places. This internationally famous rocket launching center is in Srihari Kota in Sullurpet.

2) Somasila Dam is also a tourist spot. The dam was built on River Penna. There is Someswara temple here.

3) Kandaleru River’s birth place was Veligondala Mountains and a dam is built on the river at Chillaturu. This is the biggest mud dam in the word with a capacity to store 68 TMC water.

4) Krishnapatnam port is going to be biggest port in Asia and is in Muttkuru mandal in Nellore district.

5) Pulicot River is a naturally formed second salt water river. This is spread in an area of 600 square kilometers in the state borders of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. More than fifty lakh birds from various countries come here every year during October to March.

6) Udayagiri fort has more than thousand years of history and stands still even now in ruins. The fort built on the hill is spread in 35 km and is believed to have 365 temples.

7) Pallipadu Gandhi Ashram is on the banks of River Penna in Indukurupeta. This stands as an evidence for history. This is at a distance of 9 kilometers in the east from Nellore.

Tourist Places in Nellore district



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