About Jaggayyapeta

Jaggayyapeta is a town in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh in the Krishna district. The town is located on the Paleru River which is a tributary of Krishna River. The town in the early AD is a said have been governed by a ruler, Sri Rajah Vasireddy Venkatadri Nayudu. It is also said that he had founded two towns in the name of his parents. The first being Jaggayyapeta after his father, Jaggayya, and the second town named Achampeta after his mother, Atchamma. The government records also state that the town was founded Sri Rajah Nayudu. The town was initially called Betavolu, which was later renamed Jaggayyapeta. The region was then infested with many robbers and was called Dongala Betavolu (robbers’ betavolu). It was Sri Rajah Nayudu who developed the village.

There are various archeological excavation sites which have found Buddhist Stupa from 200BC within which they found the innocent looking mound of Dhanam Bodu. The excavation sites also found various sculptures and scriptures of Neolithic, Megalithic and Medieval periods.

Jaggayyapeta Municipality

The Jaggayyapeta Municipality was founded in 1987 and was declared a municipality in 1988. The first chairman for the municipality was Sreeram Badri Narayanarao. The Jaggayyapeta municipality is a grade-2 municipality with 27 election wards and 15 revenue blocks covering an area of 23.50km2. The municipality is the 3rd largest ULB in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The Jaggayyapeta municipality is located at 110 km away from the state capital.

Economy of Jaggayyapeta

The main occupation of the people of Jaggayyapeta is that of working in the mango orchards. The mango orchards are quite famous for their variety of mangoes, most of them being Banganniphali and Totapuri variety. These varieties are even famous worldwide. Jaggayyapeta also seems to make a living by tourism. The town is famous for its Stupa and the mound within attracting various tourists from round the world.

How to reach Jaggayyapeta

By Road
The town is located on the NH-9 which is connecting Pune and Machillipatnam. The government provides services of APSTRC bus service, which makes it even easier to connect the town to various major Indian cities.

By Train
The availability of trains to Jaggayyapeta is less. The nearest station to the town is that of Bona Kalu. This station is 23 km away from Jaggayyapeta town. Another nearby station is that of Madhira. His station is 28km away. There are frequent trains available to both stations.

By Air
Since there is no airport for the town of Jaggayyapeta it advised to take a flight to Vijaywada Airport. This is one of the major towns therefore; the availability of flights to this town is not a problem. The Vijaywada airport is 75km away.

Places to visit  in Jaggayyapeta

  • Kanaka Durga Temple – Madipadu Road
  • Natraj Theatre
  • Buddhist Excavation Sites
  • Undavalli Caves – Krishna District
  • Kotta Venkateshwara Temple
  • Shivalayam Temple
  • Vinayaka Temple
  • Ram Sita Temple

Shopping Centres in Jaggayyapet

Who does not want to shop for clothes when on a trip? Here are some places for all shopaholics where one can find variety of things including clothes, accessories and electronic goods.

Chakravarthi Family Shopping Mall
Address: Nehru Chowk, Main Rd, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone: 086542 22862

Konkimalla Complex
Address: Ammani College Road, D. V. R Nagar, Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapeta, Andhra Pradesh 521175  Phone: 094905 15070

Restaurants in Jaggayyapeta

The best part of being on a trip is to have a feast everyday; here are some places to eat.

Food Plaza
Address: NH-65,, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone: 098483 67235

Peacock Restaurant and Bar
Address: Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapeta, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone: 090006 66890

Kollapalli Food and Beverages
Address: 6-1170, near RTC Depot, Hyderabad Road, Jaggayyapeta, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone: 086542 23499

Hotel Annapurna

Address: Y.Y. Colony beside Nataraj theatre Jaggayyapeta, Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapeta, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone: 084979 69784

Police Station in Jaggayyapeta

Since the town is important in the mandal the safety of the citizens has also been top notch.

Police Station Road,
Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone - 086542 22033

Hospitals and Pharmacies in Jaggayyapeta

The town also has provisions for medical emergencies.  Some have been listed below.

Dr Seethamahalakshmi Mikkilineni Hospital
Address: Hyderabad Road, Jaggaiahpet, Beside Government Hospital, Seetharampuram, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone: 086542 22153

Jaggayyapet Government Hospital
Address: Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175

Prabhat Eye care
Address: Main Rd, Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175

Apollo Pharmacy
Address: Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175

MedPlus Pharmacy
Address: Municipal Complex opp to bus stand, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh

Ganesh Medical Stores
Address: Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175 
Phone: 098854 49037

Sri Venkateshwara Medical

Address: Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone: 086542 23343

Hotels in Jaggayyapeta

Being a tourist attraction Jaggayyapeta also has various hotels and lodges.

B&B Residency
Address: Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone: 080960 88880

A P S Resorts & Hotels Pvt Ltd
Address: NH65, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone: 094946 53470

Sri Lakshmi Srinivasa Hotel
Address: Opp Rtc bus stand, Y.Y. Colony, Jaggaapet,Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapet,
Andhra Pradesh 521175

Minar Tea Palace
Address: Y.Y. Colony, Jaggayyapet, Andhra Pradesh 521175
Phone: 099120 75283

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