If there is anything that has taken Nellore international after SHAR and prawns (aqua culture), it is Sri City SEZ. Sri City (Satyavedu Reserve Infracity Pvt. Ltd.) is South India’s largest private sector multi-product Special Economic Zone (SEZ). It is located at Tada near Sullurpet. Spanning an area of 7000 acres, it provides international class industrial […]
The imperial facade of the Coles Ackerman Memorial (CAM) High School reminds you of its glorious past. This prestigious christian missionary school with a large play ground was once the most coveted school. It was well renowned for its experienced teaching staff and academic infrastructure.
CAM School was started in 1840 by the Free Church Mission […]
Being a citizen of Nellore, I pass by Murali krishna Tiffins near Madras bus stand every day. I never had any special regards for it. It was just another good place to have breakfast. I am used to my friends saying good things about this place which I never took seriously. But all this changed […]
Sri Pragada Kotaiah Memorial Indian Institute of Handloom Technology was established in Venkatagiri of SPSR Nellore district in the year 1992 in memory of late Sri Pragada Kotaiah, (Rajyasabha Member) M.P, the renowned weavers leader of Andhra Pradesh. This Institute is one of the 8 Institutes in India under the control of Development Commissioner for […]
Prabhagiri Patnam, a tiny hamlet located 11 km from Podalakur in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, is a village of relics. A magnificent Siva temple that was built during the Chola regime is in a dilapidated condition now. Majority of the 101 smaller temples and ancient stone wells in the village have crumbled over time.
Golagamudi temple is located about 15 km from Nellore city. A sage called Venkaiah lived here in the mid 20th century and attained maha samadhi at this place. People continue to worship him as Bhagavan Venkaiah Swamy. Aradhana the annual function is celebrated every year during the month of August.
AS Peta Dargah is located about 60 km from Nellore city. This is an ancient dargah also known as Khaja Rahamatulla Dargah is visited by people of all religions from different parts of the country. Urs (Urusu) is celebrated every year amidst a large number of devotees.
The tomb of Syed Kareem Ulla Shah Qadri (populary Known As Ka-leh Shah Mastan Baba) lies in Kasumuru village 35 km away from Nellore. Devotees refer to him as Kasumuru Masthanayya. He is one of the great fakirs 18th century. Many people come to visit and worship at the fakir’s tomb to get rid of […]
The temple was constructed by the Chola rulers around 11th century in Mallam village near Nayudupeta, about 90 km away from Nellore. The Vasanta Mandapam in the temple is in the form of a chariot drawn by a pair of horses. The 64 pillars of the mandapam are decorated with pictures of creepers and tales […]
The Mulasthaneswara Swamy temple located in the Mulapet area of Nellore city was built 1400 years ago. Manumasidhi rulers of Nellore constructed the raja gopuram (royal tower of the temple).