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About Amadalavalasa

Amadalavalasa is a small town located in the district of Srikakulam. This district is a part of the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality and is assigned under the jurisdiction of Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority. The district was found by Budumuru Navajeevan Kumar and is spread over a wide area of approximately 19.65 km 2 (roughly 7.6 sq mi). The official language of this town is Telegu. The exact coordinates of Amadalavalasa is 18.4167°N 83.9000°E and has an average elevation of 29 meters above sea level (98 feet). According to the census of 2011, the population of the town was 39,799 to 51% of it is male and 49% female.

History of Amadalavalasa

Amadalavalasa has been a part of the reign of Ashoka, where it was known as Herandapalli. Heranda means ‘castor oil’ in Sanskrit. Later, it was named as Amadalavalasa which also means ‘the town of castor oil’. Ironically, there is no production or cultivation of castor oil plants in this town whatsoever at present.

There has also been a recent discovery of early historic man and his activities in the hills of Sangamayya Konda, in Amadalavalasa Mandal.

Sangamayya Konda

Being 3 km away from Amudalavalasa, it is a Buddhist site and is also well-recognised for the Jain vestiges and Buddhist monasteries which were discovered in the recent past. A freelance archaeologist organised excavations on the hills of Sangamayya Konda and discovered historic Dolmen, Menhir, Cave, Caverns and Cisterns.

Danthapuri (Danthavarapukota)

Danthapuri (Danthavarapukota) is located near Amadalavalasa and is among the known historic places of the town. It is situated on the route from Amudalavalasa to Hiramandalam and is 10 km from Amadalavalasa. Ancient Buddha stupas are present in this place. The archaeologists found some bricks, pots, nabed wear, terracotta articles, bangles, beads, stone and iron articles in the historic archaeological site also called Boudha Gynana dantha puri.

Tourist Places in Amadalavalasa

Being a town in India, Amadalavalasa is bound to be a place with significant historical and religious importance. Amadalavalasa is home to many temples and places of worship. Some of them are:

  • Shivalayam
  • Anjaneya Swamy Temple
  • Sri Rama Mandiram Seepannaidupeta
  • Shiva Mandir
  • Ramalayam
  • Vinayaka Mandir

Hospitals in Amadalavalasa

Hospitals with proper facilities and round the clock services are a need in all parts of the country, irrespective of their size and remoteness from cities. Amadalavalasa is privileged with basic hospital services and some of them are accessible 24/7 all year round.

Government Hospital
Balaga; Srikakulam; Andhra Pradesh 532001
13.5 KM distance 

Dr. Sridhar Hospital
Arts College Road; Beside SBI-ADB Bank; Shanti Nagar Colony, Andhra Pradesh 532 001
14.3 KM distance
Samatha Eye Hospital
Illisipuram; Srikakulam; Andhra Pradesh 532001
14.3 KM distance

Dwaraka Mai Hospital
Illisipuram; Srikakulam; Andhra Pradesh 532001
14.3 KM distance 

Transport in Amadalavalasa

Amadalavalasa is connected to other towns of the Srikakulam district as well as to the other cities of the state. The Visakhapatnam Railway Station, which is 110 km from the town, connects to major cities and stations of India. Apart from that, there are various other stations like Srikakulam Road Railway Station, Dusi Railway Station and Srikakulam Road Railway Station are the nearest railway stations to Amadalavalasa reachable from nearby towns as well. The nearest and well-connected airport for access is the Visakhapatnam Airport, which is just 114 km away. All these railway stations and airport are synced together via bus routes. However, Srikakulam APSRTC Bus Station, Narasannapeta APSRTC Bus Station, Rajam APSRTC Bus Station is in close proximity to Amadalavalasa. In fact, APSRTC covers many routes via buses from major cities to Amadalavalasa.

Hotels in Amadalavalasa

One can make themselves comfortable in the excellent services provide by the hotels and lodges on Amadalavalasa. Hotels with proper food and comfortable stay are bound to make anyone’s trip to this place a better one.

Hotel Vistaram Complex
Opp Rtc Complex, Near Kfc, Dwaraka Nagar 

Hotel Nagavali
Hotel Nagavali Ring Road, Srikakulam Andhra Pradesh

Treebo Searock
Plot No. 95, Oota Gadda Road, Daspalla Hills, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530003

Treebo Mvp Grand
Mig 1b-9, Sector-6, Mvp Colony, Visakhapatnam-530017

Jockey House Restaurant and Bar
Hotel Nagavali, Ground Floor, Srikakulam- 532001
Contact: + (91)-8942-222916

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