About Punganur

The Punganur town belongs to the Chittoor district of the state Andhra Pradesh belonging to the Southern part of India. The town of Punganur is run by a third grade municipality and is the also headquarters of Punganur mandal. It falls under the assembly constituency of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India and is a part of 14 other constituencies that come under the Chittoor district constituency. As suggested by Indian population census 2011, the town’s population is nearly 70,000 with more number of females (51%) than males (49%). The town covers an area of 17.65 km2.

History of Punganur

The town got its name from a local deity named Punganuru. According to local tales and beliefs the deity was responsible for saving the town from a massive flood that affected the town 500-600 years ago. 

How to reach Punganur

The Punganur town is at 101 km distance from the Tirupati airport. The town is well connected to the other parts of the country through bus regular and frequent bus services as Punganur is the major bus station here. The nearest railway station Madanapalle Road is 24kms away from the main town. There are buses and private vehicle services available from Madanapalle Road and Tirupati airport to Punganur.

Tourism in Punganur

The Punganur town has several auspicious and holy temples which are just perfect for you if you are looking for some spiritual peace. Each temple is beautiful to look at as most skilled designers have designed the temples keeping the traditional culture of India in mind. Some temples are really old and depict old Indian architectural style. Some must visit temples of Penganur are:

  • Sri Someswara Swamy Temple
  • Suguturi Gangamma Temple
  • Chennakesava Swamy Temple
  • Kanyaka Parameshwari Temple
  • Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple
  • Sri Varasiddhi Vinayaka Swamy Temple
  • Gokul Chitra Mandir
If you want to spend some time to relax and unwind is the vicinity of nature the nearby Pungamma Lake is a must visit place for you. You can enjoy watching a serene sunset in the lake and breathe in some fresh air.

Shopping in Punganur

Punganur is a blessed town when it comes to shopping. The town has various shopping malls, variety stores, general stores and garment stores offering ace quality goods to the customers. Tourists searching for local handicrafts and local goods will never get disappointed as the town offers plenty of shopping destinations. Few local favourite shopping places of Punganur are as follows:

Pushpa Fancy Stores

Shopping Mall in Punganur
Address: Subedar Street, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Phone: 090301 19573

Shavali Mega Show Room
Shopping mall in Punganur, India
Address: Nagapalyam, Vidya Nagar, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Hours: 9AM–9PM
Phone: 085812 53079

General Stores
Address: Gokul Street, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Hours: 6AM–11PM

Balaji Collections
Address: APSRTC Road, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Hours: 9:30AM–10PM
Phone: 096662 46665

Shabana Textiles
Address: Nagapalyam, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Hours: 8AM–6PM
Phone: 095500 32177

Hotels in Punganur

When it comes to staying at Punganur a traveller need not worry. The town is filled with good quality hotels, guest houses and lodges where you can stay with your family experiencing all the comforts of contemporary lifestyle while exploring the town. You can find a hotel according to your own budget and the kind of luxury you wish to afford. Some good hotels of Punganur are as follows:

Hotel Subramanyam, Punganur
Address: NH42, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247

Hotel Gousiya
Address: Kothaindlu, Balaguraviah Palli, Rajuluru, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247

Brindavanam Hotel
Address: Tatimakula palem road, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247

Hebbani Bonda Hotel

Address: Nangali-Punganur Rd, Hebbani, Andhra Pradesh 563131

Hotel Brindavan Residency
Address: Punganur, Andhra Pradesh
Hours: 11AM–11PM
Phone: 085812 52019

Restaurants in Punganur

When in Punganur you will not find it difficult to get some tasty and hygienic food. From mouth watering South Indian style biryani to most authentic Andhra Pradesh style masala dosa, idly and vada the Punganur restaurants serve it all. There are some popular tiffin centres, sweet shops, bakeries and cafes as well. Some most popular eateries of Punganur are as follows:

Svaad Cafe
Address: Madanapalli Road, Near Travellers Bunglow, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Hours: 6AM–9PM
Phone: 070190 25237

Almas Chicken Biriyani Centre
Address: NH42, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Hours: 9:30AM–4PM
Phone: 094413 31399

Sri Mahalakshmi Sweets & Bakery

Address: Punganur Road, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Phone: 094400 95823

Hotel Shree Valli Tiffin Centre
Address: 17/52, Brahmin St, Near Post Office, Chittoor, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Hours: 7–11AM, 7–10PM
Phone: 096038 37992

Vijayalakshmi Vilas Fast Foods Pure Vegetarian Punganur
Address: Vidya Nagar, Balaguraviah Palli, Rajuluru, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Phone: 090636 18818

Amenities in Punganur

When it comes to convenience of living and basic living amenities of a town the township of Punganur has it all including nearby police stations, nearby fire stations, hospitals, medicine stores and more. The details are as mentioned below:

Police Station in Punganur

Excise Police Station
Address: Nanabala St, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247

Police Station
Address: Punganur - Tirupathi Rd, Chowdepalle, Andhra Pradesh 517257

Pharmacies in Punganur

Sami Enterprises
Address: Nanabala St, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Hours: 10AM–9PM
Phone: 085812 52432

Sri Aruna Pharmacy
Address: Kotapeta, Balaguraviah Palli, Rajuluru, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247

Noor Medicals
Address: Punganur - Tirupathi Rd, Kotapeta, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Hours: 6AM–11PM

Hospitals in Punganur

Sarala Homeopathic Hospital Punganur
Address: NH219, Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Hours: 8AM–9:30PM
Phone: 085812 53345

Vijaya Nursing Home

Address: Punganur, Andhra Pradesh 517247
Phone: 085812 53129


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