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Kavali is a town in the Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh. One of the few cities from Andhra Pradesh that were selected for the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Scheme, Kavali is the second biggest city in the Nellore District. It is theheadquarters of the Kavali Mandal and Kavali revenue divisions. It is. Kavali is famous for Bonda, a snack made with gram flour batter stuffed and deep-fried. People often used to have it as breakfast. Kavali town is occupied with a total area of 22.95 km2. The total population of Kavali town is 90,099 and is the 4th ranked town in Andhra Pradesh according to the population list.


The name Kavali was borrowed from the local language according to which Kavali means patrol. The place was named like this because, in 1515, Harihara Rayulu, the King of Uadaygiri commissioned his army to this town.

Places to visit

  • Kalugolamma Temple : Kalugolamma Temple is situated at a distance of 700m from Kavali town. According to the folklore, Goddess Parvati appeared as Sri Kalugola Shambhavi Devi in the dreams of every individual of the Sarvayapalem Village and asked to install her figure in a place where Cock sound. Thus, the Temple was built in the 15th century. Dasara is celebrated every year here and Tirunallu is celebrated once in 12 years in this Kavali Sri Kalugola Shambavi Ammavaru Temple.
  • Thummalapenta Beach : Located in the village of Thummalapenta Village, Thummalapenta Beach is 10 km far from Kavali town. People used to come here for relaxation and to spend time with their family and friends. ThummalapentaBeach is one of the most popular Tourist places in Nellore.
  • Ramatheertham Beach : Ramatheertham Beach located in Varini, is one of the top Tourist attractions of the Nellore District. Apart from relaxing on Beach Shore, Ramatheertham Beach offers its visitors a large range of products and services. It is a must-visit place in Kavali Town.
  • Sri Thalpagiri Ranganadha Swamy Temple distance : Sri Thalpagiri Ranganadha Swamy Temple distance is a Hindu Temple devoted to the resting form of Lord Vishnu called Lord Ranganatha. Lord Ranganatha is also known as Rangan, Ranganathar, Sri Ranga, Aranganathar,and Thenarangathan. The Sri Thalpagiri Ranganadha Swamy Temple distance is situated at a distance of 52.7 km from Kavali Town.
  • Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Kamakshi Tayee Devasthanam : Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Kamakshi Tayee Devasthanam Temple is located on the banks of the Penna River. It was built in 1150 A.D. Near the Temple, there is a lake which is called Kasyapa Theertham, people believe that whoever takes a bath in the lake, their sins will be washed in this sacred water.
How to Reach
  • By Air – The nearest Airport from Kavali is Tirupati Airport situated at a distance of 191.7 km.
  • By Train - The nearest Railway Station is Kavali Railway Stationsituated at a distance of 850m from Kavali .
  • By Road - The Nearest Bus Stand is located at a distance of 250m from KavaliTown.

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