Bhimavaram is a busy commercial region of Andhra Pradesh. The city fondly referred to, as the 'coastal city' is the aqua capital of the coastal area. Bhimavaram being a shopping hub, it attracts people from nearby regions who throng to the local markets for its jewellery, cloth, seafood and electronics. Besides the markets, Bhimavaram also has varied charming tourist attractions ranging from modern attractions to holy temples like the Gunupadi Someswara temple. One of the best times to visit the region is during the festival of Makar Sakranti when cock fighting takes place as part of festive celebrations.
Bhimavaram is a major economic hub of Andhra Pradesh and has good connectivity to various nearby regions. Some of the popular bus routes from Bhimavaram include Bhimavaram to Hyderabad, Bhimavaram to Chennaii
, Bhimavaram to Vizag, Bhimavaram to Bangalore and Bhimavaram to Eluru among others. Both government and private bus operators offer regular services to all the major cities in South India. Various online ticketing services have come into being like redBus.in that allow tourists to quit the long queues and choose tickets for varied bus routes. There is also the choice of varied buses ranging from AC Volvo buses to Non- AC seater buses.
Every once in a while all of us feel like getting away from the routine of our daily life, explore something new, thereby refreshing our take on life. For people living in Bhimavaram or those visiting the region, there are quite a few interesting locations to head to for an exciting weekend getaway. Few of the popular weekend getaways of Bhimavaram include Vijayawada (97km), Guntur (118 km), Vishakhapatnam (229km), Warangal (264km).