Kovvur is an important town in West Godavari District due to its location on the sacred banks of River Godavari, also well connected by Rail, Road NH 5.Kovvur is preferred as retired persons' paradise as many retired persons prefer to settle in this as it hosts the ever-pleasant Godavari Ghat.
There are three bridges across the Godavari River linking Kovvur with Rajahmundry. The oldest of these was a railway bridge which is now abandoned, built by Sir Arthur Cotton, which was opened for traffic from August 30, 1900. Subsequently, in 1974, a rail-cum-road bridge was built. In 1995 another exclusive rail bridge was built by the Indian Railways before abandoning the bridge built by Sir Arthur Cotton. The new bridge is the second largest rail bridge in India after the Ganga Rail bridge. There is another road bridge without interfering Rajahmundry under construction, nearing completion by 2015.
Religious places :
There is a big chain of temples located near Factory : Sivalayam, Gayatridevi temple, Ramalayam, Krishna temple, Shirdi Saibaba temple, Gayatri Gosala. One of the most renowned Goudeeya Muttamu is situated in this town opposite to the "Lanchila Revu" near the banks of River Godavari, where many of Lord Sri Krishna's "Bhajanalu" and "Parayanamulu" will take place each and every day. Other famous temples are Sri Ramamananda Gowdiya Mutt, Sree Veerabrahmendra swamy temple, Sri Anjaneyaswami temple, Kovvuramma Temple, Varada Gopalaswami Temple etc.

Godavari Bridges :
New Bridge (Arch Bridge)
A new Bridge constructed few years back which provide connection between Kovvur Andhra Pradesh and Rajamundry Andhra Pradesh, India. Its only the Rail Bridge with U shaped curves on it. It has increased the speed of the trains between the two places mentioned above.

Godavari Arch Bridge The bridge, built by the Hindustan Construction Company, for the Indian Railways, was designed by Bureau BBR, Switzerland, and checked by Leonard Andrea and Partners, Germany. Construction on the bridge began in 1991 and lasted till 1997. It was commissioned for passenger traffic in March 1997 and became fully operational for running trains by the Indian Railways from 2003.

Road Cum Railway Bridge

This Rail Cum Road Bridge is longest of its kind in Asia and second longest in the world. Its total length is 4.732 km. Finished in 1972 and inaugurated by the then President of India, Fakruddin Ali Ahmed, its total construction cost is 63 crores in those days. Locally it is called Kovvur bridge by people of Rajahmundry, as it connects Rajahmundry city with Kovvur town. Its also the most important connecting point of Agriculturally Rich East and west Godavari Districts.

Old Godavari Bridge (Havelock Bridge)

The construction of the bridge commenced on November 11, 1897, and opened for traffic on August 30, 1900. The Bridge was named after Sir Arthur Elibank Havelock, the then Governor of Madras. Frederick Thomas Granville Walton served as the engineer-in-chief assisted by executive engineers R.A. Delanougerede, F.D. Couchman, J.E. Eaglesome. It has 56 spans each of 45.7 metres (150 ft) and is 2,754 metres (9,035 ft) long. Having served its full life span of 100 years, it was decommissioned in 1997, and Godavari Arch Bridge was built as a replacement for the bridge.

The main festival of Lord Shiva is Mahasivaratri. On this day approximately a Lakh (100,000) pilgrims visit this temple. The other important festivals are the Kalyanam of the Lord on Bheeshma Akadashi and Karteeka Masam.

This temple is considered the Dakshina Kashi, and the Temple is one of the Pancha Kshetras. The other four being Kedarnath, Kashi, Kalahasti and Srisailam. Those who visit this temple need not visit the other four temples. In Skandapuranam, Pattiseema is considered as Kailsam or Vaikuntham.
To reach this place take a taxi from  Dharmavarm. This is roughly 18 km from Dharmavaram.and patiseema is very best temple.

The people, Culture, Traditions are seem to be Fantablous. This village come across while travelling from Rajahmundry to Vijayawada Hi-way. Gowripatnam comes under Deverapalli mandal, West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. This Village is mainly meant for Agriculture where we can see fields as Green Carpets placed at either sides of road. The Business people of Stone metals, Crushers, etc., are mostly seen. This Village is Famous for the Lord SHIVA's Temple as Krishna said in the earlier Comment. The Devotees visit the temple regularly. They celebrate all the festivals grandly. The Church of Nirmalagiri is one of the tourist places where many visit from all over the world. The Institutions, Hospitals, Industries available in the village brings colours to the village, as they serve a lot, not only this village but also neighbouring villages. The play ground where we used to spend long hours with friends is most memorable. All kind of sports are been encouraged over there.

it was also known as Niravadyapuram. A major canal from River Godavari passes through the town. The town is famous for a multitude of temples on the bank of the canal for which the bank is well known as Chinna Kaasi Revu.
Temples with historical background like Golingeswaraalayam, Anjaneyaalayam, Someswaraalayam, Madanagopala Swamy Aalyam, Jamiya masjid and the village deity (grama devata) Nangalamma Aalayam are spread in the centre of the town. There is a narration that Nangalamma wouldn't stay at her in-laws house which is located at Chinna Kaasi Revu and always goes back to her mother's place (Poori Gudi). Sri Kotasattemma Aalayam is also a very famous temple which is located in a village called Timmarajupalem, 2 km away from the heart of the town.There is also a Sri Ramadas Ashram at Katakoteswaram village, which is located 7 km away from Nidadavole. The lord Someswara swami temple located in the Main road is a very old and renowned temple. Someswara temple is known for the great history.Many people has an excellent experiences with the lord in this temple. Currently temple is in renovation with the help of the Endowment depart and well known people in the Town started constructing Panchayath within the temple. The temple has an excellent peaceful environment. Besides this we can also find large number of Masjids, Churches/prayer halls and a Jain temple which testifies for unity in diversity. Religioues worships center such as Sri Kota Sattemma Ammavari Temple, Thimmaraju Palem, Jain Temple, Bethelahem Church, Jamiya masjid (Big mosque), Ahle sunnat wal jamat etc. are famous.

Dwaraka Tirumala Devasthanam is situated on the top of the Seshachala Hill. It is Swayambhu. The feet of Lord Venkateswara are in Valmikam(Ant-hill). During Tretayuga Emperor Aja, Grand Father of Lord Shri Rama worshipped this Presiding deity.
Sage Dwaraka picked up and unearthed the Lord from Valmikam(Ant-hill) and worshipped the deity, as such it is named as Dwaraka Tirumala. Since the feet of Swayambhu are in Valimikam, about 400 years back another idol brought from Tirupathi and installed on the back of Swayambhu and Pratista was done as per ‘Vaikhanasa’ Agama.
This Devasthanam is a unique feature that two idols are located in same ‘sanctum sanctorum’. Two annual Brahmotsvams are being performed, one in Vaisakhamasam (May) for Swayambhu and another in Aswayuja Masa(October) to the installed deity. Moreover Sage Dwaraka doing penance seen North, the Lord appeared before him towards South direction as such the temple is located facing South.
There is staunch belief among the devotees that their desires are fulfilled by worshiping this deity. This place is popularly known from centuries as Chinna Tirupati(Small Tirupati).
“Dwaraka Tirumala” is an ancient holy place and a popular pilgrim center in Andhra Pradesh of South India. Dwaraka Tirumala is nearer to Eluru, the headquarters of West Godavari District, which is 42 km from Eluru and 26 km from Jangareddygudem.

   Sri Kunkullamma ammavari temple, Dwaraka tirumala.

   Sri Seetha Ramachandra Vari temple, Toorpu Yadavalli, Dwaraka Tirumala.

By Road: 
Direct buses are available from Eluru, Vijayawada and Hyderabad too. It takes about One hour and fifteen minutes by road from Eluru. Dwaraka Tirumala is 15 km from Bhimadole Junction. Bhimadole is between Vijayawada and Rajahmundry State Highway. Apart from Direct Busses, one can catch buses from rajahmundry to vijayawada / Vijayawada to Rajahmundry and alight at Bhimadole and catch buses to Dwaraka Tirumala.
By Rail:
Though there is a Railway station at Bhimadole, very few trains (mostly local) stop. This railway station is on the main railway line of Vijayawada to Visakhapatnam.One can alight at Eluru (if you are coming from Vijayawada) or at Rajahmundry/TadepalliGudem (if you are coming from Visakhapatnam) and catch a local train to Bhimadole and from Bhimadole,Catch a,tirumala exp stops at bhimadolu every one must watch this bhimadole the transportation is well developed across the andhra and other states like orissa and bangalore,kolkata,....we can reach badrachalam from here...the cottages of temple and aptdc are established.the help line center at bhimadole junction bus stand will help you to reach the air you can reach dwaraka tirumala by reaching gannavaram (vijayawada)or madhurapudi(rajahmundry)and take a bus or train to eluru or bhimadole junction,autos and buses are available to reach dwaraka tirumala.

POLAVARAM (Papi Kondalu)
The entrance of Papi Hills at Koruturu village and Indira Sagar Project (near Ramayyapeta h/o Polavaram village) are major tourist places. Boat cruises are running from Pattisam to Perantapalli village. Cottages are available at Koruturu village. Sri Vereswaraswamy vari temple, located in the middest of river Godavari in Pattisam village, is one of the famous temples in West Godavari District near to Ramayyapeta. Mahanandeswara swamy temple located at middle of the river which is very famous temple which is a famous shooting spot for many Telugu (Tollywood) Films. Near Ramayapeta, Polavaram project is under construction. Panduranga Temple is another famous temple in Polvaram.

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