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About Guntakal

Located in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Guntakal is situated in the district of Anatapur and falls under the region of Rayalseema. The latitude and longitude coordinates of Guntakal are 15.1674° N and 77.3736° E, respectively.

History of Guntakal

The origins of the name Guntakal is very interesting. During the British rule, an old village called Thimmanacherla. The offices and industries surrounding Thimmanacherla were built in the outskirts of the village. People who were working in these offices lived in Thimmanacherla and people staying outside the village used to call these employees ‘guntakalla varu’ (people with deep eyes). Many people still believe that the people who have deep eyes are very lucky. Later the village gained a reputation for providing excellent employment opportunities and the name was changed to Guntakal later. Overall, Guntakal is made up of 32 panchayats and 49 villages. The smallest and biggest villages are Sangala and Nagasamudram, respectively. Also, this place is located in the border of the Kurnool and Anantapur districts.

Tourism of Guntakal


The most frequently visited tourist destinations located close to Guntakal are Puttaparthi, Hampi, and Kurnool.


There are two places of interest in Kurnool that are frequently visited by tourists. These places are the Kurnool fort and the Belum Caves. The fort was constructed by a person known as the Achyuta     Devarayalu who was part of the empire of Vijayanagar. The interesting portions of this fort are the two ancient temples and the prison called the Kondareddy Burz. The Bellum caves are havens for people who love to click a lot of photographs.


There are many places of interest that can be visited in Puttaparthi. The most famous place of interest is the Sathya Sai Ashram. People from all over the world visit this ashram to learn the principles of peace.


Hampi is famously known as the religious hub and contains a number of temples like the Big Shivlinga, Hemakuta Hill, Lakshmi Narasimha, and Virupaksha. UNESCO considers the ruins in Hampi to be a part of the World Heritage site. People who love to climb rocks will love Hampi because of the number of ruins that add a distinct and unique appearance to this place.

Hospitals in Guntakal

There are some well-known hospitals in Guntakal. These hospitals show the seriousness of the medical healthcare that is provided in this village. Some of the well-known hospitals are-

Pulse Clinic
Address - 60 Feet Rd; Tilak Nagar; Guntakal; Andhra Pradesh 515801; India
Phone - 070364 49448

LifeLine Hospital
Address - 60 Feet Rd; Tilak Nagar; Guntakal; Andhra Pradesh 515801; India
Phone - 085522 21108

S.V.Poly Clinic
Address - Tilak Nagar; Guntakal; Andhra Pradesh 515801; India
Phone - 098856 80729

Municipal Maternity Hospital
Address - Tilak Nagar; Guntakal; Andhra Pradesh 515801; India

Sri Surya Physiotherapy clinic
Address - Tilak Nagar; Guntakal; Andhra Pradesh 515801; India

How to reach Guntakal

The road connectivity to Guntakal from major cities is good. If people like travelling by train, they can take a train directly to the Guntakal junction.

The APSRTC bus stations located very close to Guntakal are Guntakal, Gooty, and Vajra Karur. Since there are many APSRTC buses that run from major cities to these stations, travelling by bus is considered to be a reliable option.

Some of the local bus stops in Guntakal are-

Nagasamudram Bus Stop
Address - Guntakal (M); Andhra Pradesh;

Gooty Bus Stand
Address - near from NH44.; Hosur Rd; Gooty; Andhra Pradesh 515401;

Govt School Bus Station
Address - Kamalapuram; Andhra Pradesh 515774; India phone:

Sreevaram Bus Stop
Address - Muntimadugu; Andhra Pradesh 515731; India phone:

Burnakunta Bus Stop
Address - Anantapuram; Andhra Pradesh 515405; India phone:

Hotels In Guntakal

Since there are few places of interest in and around Guntakal, people can stay in any of the hotels listed below. Travelers recommend that rooms in the hotels in and around Guntakal should be booked in well in advance in order to avoid the last-minute rush. Some of the well-known hotels are-

Sapthagiri Hotel
Address - Subash Nagar, Anantapur - 515001, India
Phone - 08554 - 220914/5/6/8/9

KSTDC Mayura Bhuvaneshwari
Address - Kamalapur Post, Hampi Hampi, 583221
Phone -  08394 241 574

Marchad Residency
Address - In Ambedkar Complex., 102, Ambedkar Complex, 1st Floor, Double Road, Bellary- 583101
Phone - (08392) 277033, (08392) 277044

Rock Regency Hotel
Address - Shankaragudda Layout, Toranagallu Village, Bellary- 583104

Amaravathi Hotel
Address - Vysya Hostel rd; Anantapur; Andhra Pradesh; Pin code- 515001

Restaurants In Guntakal

In Guntakal, one can find the tastiest delicacies that are cooked in Andhra. Tourists can try Andhra Chilly Chicken, Pappu (Andhra-styled Dal), Guntur Chicken and many more. Some of the well-known restaurants in Guntakal are-

Hotel Paradise
Address - 18/20 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Guntakal, Andhra Pradesh 515801
Phone - 085522 22033

Giri Restaurant
Address - Tilak Nagar, Guntakal, Andhra Pradesh 515801
Phone - 099859 16337

Raagam & Aslam
Address - 60 Feet Rd, Tilak Nagar, Guntakal, Andhra Pradesh 515801
Phone - 095810 27821

Hotel Imam Sab
Address - 6/1444, T B Rd, Bhagya Nagar, Shanti Nagar, Guntakal, Andhra Pradesh 515801
Phone - 081420 23221

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