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About Kallur

The township of Kallur falls under the district Chittoor of the State Andhra Pradesh of Southern part of India. The developing town of Kallur falls under the legislation of Andhra Pradesh. The town falls under Pulicherla mandal. The town falls under Rajampet Lok Sabha Parliament constituency. It is a part of Rayalaseema region. People are Telugu speaking. A total number of 2014 families reside in Kallur and as the 2011 Indian population census suggests the population of Kallur is 8204 with a healthy sex ration where number of males is 4130 and number of females is 4074.  Kallur under Pulicherla Taluka has fertile lands. Its latitude is 13.557197 and longitude is 78.9995094. It stands at 467 meters elevation from sea level. Climate is typically tropical with hot and humid weather.

History of Kallur

The meaning of the name Kallur is derived from two Tamil words Kal and Ur that collectively suggest a meaningful word in Tamil referring to village of stones. Kallur was historically a part of Tamil province of Thondai. Kallur being a rich source of granite stones acquired its name referring to village of stones.

How to reach Kallur

The nearest airport to Kallur is at Tirupati which is 48 kms away from the town of Kallur. You can take private rented vehicles or buses from Tirupati to Kallur. Nearby railway stations to Kallur are Pulicherla railway station, Tirupati W Hlt railway station and Vallivedu Rail way station. You can reach Kallur by road from the above mentioned railway stations by buses, taxis or rented vehicles. Damalchervu APSRTC bus station is the major bus station connecting Kallur to nearby major Indian cities. Piler APSRTC and Rompicherla X Road APSRTC bus stations are two other bus stations near to Kallur.

Tourism in Kallur

There are good many temples near to Kallur that can be visited for both recreational and religious visits. Temples near to Kallur are:

  • Sri Gurappa Swamy Alayam
  • Sri Ram temple
  • Ganesh temple
  • Kanyaka Parameswari temple
  • Varadaraja Swamy temple
  • Sri Malliswara Swami temple
  • Beripalli Gurrapa Swami temple

All these temples are within 3-10 kms from Kallur. All these temples attract thousands of tourists every year and the architectural beauty of these temples will leave you awe-struck. These are must visit places when someone is visiting Kallur. May is the best time to visit Kallur.

Other places to tourist attractions nearby Kallur are as follows:

Chandragiri Fort: It is located in Chandragiri near to kallur. This fort was built in 11th century by the Kings of Yadava Naidu clan. But also has some historical association with Vijayanagara kings. This fort has so much historical value associated with it. It is worth a visit.

Talakona Waterfalls: This waterfall of Sri Venkateswara national park will steal your heart with its natural scenic beauty. Only few kilometres from Kallur this is a must visit place.

Hotels near Kallur

Staying option in Kallur is highly limited. However you can find good hotels and staying options nearby Kallur especially in the Chittoor district. These hotels are only at a little distance from Kallur and are easily accessible from the town. Few such hotels are as follows:

BKR Residency

Address: 1/116, Kadapa Road, Piler, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh 517214
Phone: 098855 44424

Naidu Hotel
Address: 1-61, Tirupathi Bangalore Highway Nendragunta, Pakala Mandalam, Chittoor District, Nendragunta, Andhra Pradesh 517112
Phone: 094902 59432

Nandini Hotel
Address: Chittoor-Tirupati Road, Thenepalle, Andhra Pradesh 517124

Hotel Sky Bird
Address: Near P.Kothakota, Chittoor-Tirupati Road, Kothakota, Andhra Pradesh 517112

Restaurants near Kallur

You get limited number of eateries near Kallur. But ones that are nearby serve authentic finger licking wholesome Indian food. South Indian, especially Andhra cuisine is most abundant here. A few restaurants are as follows:

Sree Ganesh Family Dhaba

Address: Devalampet, Andhra Pradesh 517113
Hours: 11AM–10PM

Paradise Family Restaurant
Address: Pileru, Chittoor, NH-71, Pileru Madanapalli Road, Chittoor, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh 517214
Phone: 085842 42142

Utilities in Kallur

The township of Kallur, no matter how small it may be, has basic amenities like nearby police stations, fire stations, hospitals, medical shops etc. All these basic amenities keep the life of a common Kallur person running smoothly. The details of these amenities are mentioned below:

Pharmacies in Kallur

Health Care Pharmacy
Pharmacy in Kallur, India
Address: Kallur - Punganur Rd, Kallur, Andhra Pradesh 517113
Phone: 085852 27000

Hospitals in Kallur

Government Hospital
Address: Kallur, Andhra Pradesh 517113
Phone: 098664 43212

Venkateswara Hospital

Address: Kallur, Andhra Pradesh 517113

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