The distance between these two cities is around 877Kms, and can be reached in approximately 14hrs 30min.APSRTC operates close to 2 buses from Raichur to Tanuku. The first APSRTC bus starts at 02:00 PM, and you can easily access buses till 03:00 PM. The APSRTC buses have a minimum bus fare starting from Rs.512, and the maximum bus fare is Rs.682.
You can now book online tickets from Raichur to Tanuku at redBus.in at affordable prices.
Situated on the banks of the River Tungabhadra, the city of Raichur is famous for its fort which was built by the Kakatiya rulers in 1294 AD. The origin of the name ‘Raichur’ can be dated back to the 12th century when this city was called by the name of ‘Rachavoor’ or ‘Rachanoor’ which means ‘King's Place’. Raichur was often referred to as ‘Doab’ (two rivers) in the ancient texts as this city is situated near River Krishna and River Tungabhadra. The main attraction of the city are Hill Fort of Raichur, Bijapur styled Tomb of Pir Sailani Shah, Fort Jami Masjid, Ek-Minar-ki-Masjid, citadel or the Bala Hisar. Anegundi which is famous for the Ranganatha Temple, Pampa Sarovara, Kamal Mahal, Huchchappayana Matha and Nava Brindavana can also be visited from Raichur. Other religious places include the island of Ramagadde, Jami Masjid, Ek Minar ki Masjid, Markandeshwara Temple, and the Narada Temple.
Tanuku town is located in the West Godavari district of Seemandhra, the newly formed state by dividing Andhra Pradesh. It is considered as the political capital of West Godavari and boasts of a history that goes back to the Vedic times. According to mythology, Tanuku was Tarakapuri, the kingdom of Asura king Taraksena (commonly called Tarakasura) and was named after him. Tanuku is well connected with all the important towns and cities located nearby. The Rashtrapathi Road is the main road in Tanuku and it connects all the important roads of the town with each other. The commercial activities of the town take place mostly on both sides of this long road. Velpur road, Railway Station road, Society Road and Undrajavaram Road are some of the other important roads in Tanuku. There are enough bus services to and from Tanuku and people prefer to travel by buses to various other towns nearby.