Bhimavaram is a small town and can be easily explored in a day. Being a small town, there are a fewer accommodation options. This is the reason why people usually consider making a quick stop here before heading to the neighbouring cities. You can halt here for a quick snack or take a little break from your journey to explore the top things there. And just a heads up! There are no regular flights from other major cities to Bhimavaram. The nearest airport is Rajahmundry Airport. But it is well connected via regular trains.
Heading To Bhimavaram? Here's A List Of Top Things To Do
You can visit this temple which is considered as one of the Pancharama temples and was built during the 3rd century AD. At the front of the temple is a lotus covered pond called Chandrakundam. On the left side of the temple, there is a big hall in which temples of Lord Srirama and Hanuman are present. The darshan timings are from 5 am to 11 am and 4 pm to 8 pm. One more Pancharama Kshetra called Palakollu is located just 20 km away.
Coastal City Center
If you want to do some shopping, head to this mall. It serves almost all the top Indian and foreign brands. Food outlets of all kinds, ranging from Indian to continental, snacks to desserts, are here to satisfy your taste buds when you take a break from shopping. The mall is on the rise of popularity because of its location, connectivity, shopping, and dining options. Here, you'll witness crowd — be it a weekday or a weekend.
Mavullamma Vari Temple
It is located at Kurisettivari Street in Bhimavaram town. There are many speculations regarding the origin of the goddess Mavullama. It is said that the goddess instigated in the 1200 century, but the subject on the history of the temple was only available from the 1800 century. If you are a history buff, you've got to visit this place.
Khane ke bina kya hi zindagi, right? If you are in Bhimavaram, you have to check out Hotel Sridevi. It is a vegetarian hotel which was established in the year 1995. This place is synonymous with delicious food that can satiate all food cravings. From dosa to chaat, you will get everything here.
Pidatha Kinda Pappu
Like jhalmuri in Bengal and bhelpuri in Maharashtra, almost every state in India have its favourite puffed rice snack. And if you are in Bhimavaram (basically any districts of coastal Andhra Pradesh), you must try pidatha kinda pappu (which is also known as muntha masala). It is tasty and tangy. This snack is something you'll get hooked to and will find in every alternate gully of Bhimavaram.