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Kakinada

Andhra Pradesh | India
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Kakinada is categorised as Pilgrimage / Business and Transit


Pithapuram - Photo Courtesy PV Bhaskara
Temple compound (Photo Courtesy: Kkkishore)
Annavaram Temple (Photo Courtesy: Smuddu)
Pampa Reservoir (Photo Courtesy: Adityamadhav83)
Antervedi Temple (Photo Courtesy: Adityamadhav83)

Reasons to Visit
  • A Natural harbour and one of the major ports in India and therefore visited by business travelers to shipping and freight forwarding companies.
  • Pithapuram and Draksharamam are two pilgrimage centres that are typically visited together with Kakinda as the base town for a stay.
  • There are number of other temples that are locally significant and visited with Kakinada at the base point.
Recommendations
  • Shaktipeetha Temples in South India"Kakinada is base point to visit Pilgrim centres of Pithapuram (18 kms) and Draksharamam (30 kms). Pithapuram is best visited for Kukkuteshwara Swamy temple, a Shiva Temple. Puruhutika Devi the temple premises is considered one of the Shakti Peethas. Draksharamam is home to Bhimesvara Swamy Temple on the eastern bank of Godavari River. The Shiva deity is accompanied by Parvati and the temple is considered one of the Shakti Peetha sites. Kakinada is visited as a standalone pilgrimage."
  • Destinations to visit for Pancharama Kshetra Temples"Bhimarama (20 kms) and Draksharama (30 kms) are two sites near Kainada that are renowned for Pancharama Kshetras Temples."
  • Significant Pilgrimages in Andhra Pradesh"Kakinada, port city is renowned for being base town to visit Pithapuram and Draksharamam. Pithapuram (18 kms from Kakinada) is best visited for Kukkuteshwara Swamy temple, a Shiva Temple. Puruhutika Devi within the temple premises is considered one of the Shakti Peethas. Draksharamam (30 kms) is home to Bhimesvara Swamy Temple and the temple is also a Shakti Peetha site. Antarvedi (100 kms) and Annavaram (50 kms) are two more pilgrim areas to visit for a traveller."
  • Port Cities of India"Kakinada Deep Water Port is an all-weather deep water port at 170 kms from Visakhapatnam"
  • Major Cities and Access Points of Andhra Pradesh"A Natural harbour and one of the major ports in India and therefore visited by business travelers to shipping and freight forwarding companies. Pithapuram and Draksharamam are two pilgrimage centres that are typically visited together with Kakinda as the base town for a stay."
Access Information

Kakinada has 2 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Getaway (1-3 nights)1

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Getaway

  • Kakinada Pilgrim Getaway (2 Nights)

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Day Sightseeing

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Day visit to Temples in and around Rajahmundry and KakinadaRs. 2934

Point to Point Transport

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Rajahmundry Pickup and drop to KakinadaRs. 2112

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Destination Ideas

  • Kakinada-Hindu Pilgrim Destination

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    Pithapuram, also known as Dkashina Kasi, is renowned for its Hindu Temples. The most famous temple at Pithapuram is that of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is known as Kukkuteshwara Swamy. Puruhutika Devi the temple premises is considered one of the Shakti Peethas.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Shaktipeetha
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    Kunthi Mahadeva Swamy temple is one of the pancha madava skathra. It is believed that this temple was established by Lord Indra and was worshipped by Sri Rama in Treta Yuga and Kunthi and Pandavas in Dwapara Yuga. From then on this Madhava Kshetra is known as Kunthi Madhava Kshetra.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    28
    Draksharamam temple in is one of the Five Powerful temples of Lord shiva, known as Pancharama Kshetram. The village is called Dakshina Kasi. The Siva Linga in this temple is said to be one large crystal which is 2.6 meters high.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    28
    Annavaram is home to Satyanarayana Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradeshs second richest temple. The temple of Sri Veera Venkata Satya-narayana Swamy is the main temple on Ratnagiri hill. There is also a temple of Sri Rama and the shrines of Vanadurga and Kanaka Durga nearby.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu
    48
    Antervedi is located 10 km from Narsapur at the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and River Vasistha. It is visited for the temple of Sri Laxmi Narasimha Swamy (15th and 16th Century AD).
    Temple or Holy Place
    Other
    100

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Kakinada,Andhra Pradesh,India

January
29°C / 21°C
February
31°C / 22°C
March
34°C / 23°C
April
36°C / 26°C
May
39°C / 29°C
June
35°C / 28°C
July
32°C / 26°C
August
32°C / 26°C
September
32°C / 26°C
October
32°C / 25°C
November
30°C / 23°C
December
29°C / 21°C

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Nearest Airport in Kakinada
  • Rajahmundry Airport ( RJA ) , Rajahmundry-62 Kms
Railway Stations in Kakinada
  • Kakinada Port ( COA ), Kakinada
  • Kakinada Town ( CCT ), Kakinada
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