Located in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, Kurnool is an ancient city that was in existence for almost 2000 years. According to legends, it was during the 11th century that the Odderas were transporting stones in carts for construction of temple in Alampur and they halted at Kurnool. It was here that the locals supplied grease for the carts and the place came to be known as Kandenavolu(Town of Grease) and eventually Kurnool. A tour to Kurnool with Indian Holiday takes you through this ancient and interesting city and helps you tour its main attractions.
Attractions in Tour to Kurnool
Visitors will come across a number of attractions while on a tour to Kurnool. To mention a few of them, there are places such as Srisailam, nagarjunsagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve, Mantralayan, Mahanadi ( A shiva temple with a natural spring), Belum Caves near Banaganapelle, Rollapdu Sanctuary (of the Great Indian Bustard) , Ahobilam, Yaganti, Alampur, Gadwal, Konda Reddy Buruju,Kalva-Bugga( Natural spring and natural rock formations on the way),Jagannatha Hill (outskirts of Kurnool), Konda Reddy Fort (a major attraction in Kurnool).
How to reach Kurnool
For those on Kurnool tours, it is pretty easy to reach Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh. It is well linked to all major cities and towns in the state besides other important cities like Bangalore and Chennai by regular buses run by the Sate Road Transport Corporation. The National Highway 7 connects Kurnool to Hyderabad (210 kms), Bangalore ( 360 kms). Transport within Kurnool is also not difficult as there are private city buses, Rickshaws and autos running inside the city.