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The Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh in India consists of the districts of Annamayya, Anantapur, Chittoor, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nandyal, and Sri Sathya Sai.

Cities

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Map of Rayalaseema

  • 1 Anantapur — a city well connected by road and rail with the city and nearby attractions
  • 2 Aragonda — a village
  • 3 Banaganapalli — a village in an area famous for diamond deposits
  • 4 Chittoor — close to the revered temple of lord Balaji and Horsley Hills
  • 5 Cuddapah (Kadapa) — picturesque city with several important temples
  • 6 Gandikota — village within the Gandikota Fort complex
  • 7 Kalikiri — several temples and wonderful area for trekking
  • 8 Kanipakam — tamous temple of Lord Vinayaka
  • 9 Kurnool — the site of Konda Reddy Fort
  • 10 Mahanandi — known as 'Majestic Cow', this village is famous for its temple's freshwater pools
  • 11 Mantralayam — a temple of Sri Raghavendra Swamy
  • 12 Nandyal — a town surrounded by nine temples
  • 13 Puttaparthi — place of Satya Saibaba (Shantinilayam)
  • 14 Srisailam — home to one of the Jyotirlinga temples

Other destinations

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Belum Caves
  • 1 Belum Caves — a network of natural underground caves in shale/slate rock partly explored
  • 2 Horsley Hills — a hill station and summer residence of British governors

Understand

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Talk

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The major language is Telugu. Some people can understand Hindi and English. At Ahobilam, people can understand and talk in Kannada/Tamil.

Get in

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Tirupati Airport (TIR IATA)

Get around

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Mostly rice, pappu, and also famous for ugani bajji in Kurnool.

Drink

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Stay safe

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Be careful while travelling at night. Many roads in this area are isolated and dark during the night.

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