About Markapur

Markapur city is a part of Prakasam district that falls under the state of Andhra Pradesh of Southern part of India. Markapur is a municipal city under Prakasam district that is also the local mandal headquarters under the same name and is a part of Markapur revenue division. 2011 Indian population census suggests that the total population of the city is 71,092 with a healthy male to female ratio. The literacy rate of the city is quiet high. The geographical position of Markapur according to its coordinates is 15.73°N 79.28°E. The city stands at 145 meters elevation from the sea level. The city is home to age old temples that hold some historical value in terms of religious values and architecture.

How to reach Markapur

Vijaywada airport is at 172 kilometres distance from the city of Markapur. From Vijaywada airport regular bus and taxi or private vehicle services are available to Markapur. Markapur is well connected to other major cities of India through railway services as this city has its own railway station named Markapur Road. Bus services are also available through Markapur bus terminus that connects the city to other major South Indian cities like Hyderabad,  Tirupati etc.

Tourism in Markapur

Markapur is a great weekend destination and also a religious centre as it is home to several age old temples which attract thousands of pilgrims every year from neighbouring cities. The city provides a relaxing environment that helps tourists to unwind and rejuvenate themselves. The major temples of Markapur are feasts to the eye in terms of architectural value. Some of the renowned temples of Markapur are:

  • Sri Lakshmi Chennakesava Swamy Temple.
  • Ganesh Temple.
  • Sai Baba Temple.
  • Anjaneya swamy temple
  • Ayyappa swamy temple
If you are in the mood of catching up a movie or view cultural programs of Markapur you can head to Vijaya Theatre, jagadeeshwari theatre or Srivasi Theatre.

Shopping in Markapur

Shopping options are little limited in Markapur. But like any other standard city in India this city too has shopping malls, variety stores, garment stores, electronics stores etc. Ladies can indulge in shopping exclusive silk sarees and ethnic jewelleries. Following are the details of few shopping places in Markapur:

Kamala Wedding Mall
Mall in Markapur, India
Address: Ratham Bazar, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Phone: 085962 23841
Hours: 9:30AM–8:30PM

Jayasree Silks &Textiles
Address: Ratham Bazar, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Phone: 095530 73739
Hours: 9:30AM–10PM

Sri Satyasai Jewellers (BKR)
Address: Temple Street Markapur, Markapur,
Caton Residential Twp, Andhra Pradesh
Phone: 092905 55442
Hours: 10AM–9PM

New Wave Readymade Shop
Address: Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Phone: 096525 65620
Hours: 9AM–9PM

Hotels in Markapur

Finding good hotels in Markapur is not at all a problem. A traveller can find many comfortable and affordable hotels and lodges in Markapur. The hotels and lodges are perfectly suitable for spending a couple of nights. Details of a few hotels in Markapur are mentioned below:

Sri Gowri Shankar Hotel 
Address: Pedda Dornala, Srisailam Road, Markapur, India

Sri Venkataramana Hotel
Address: 6/127, Main Bazar, Old Bus Stand, Markapur, India

Lakshmi Nivas Hotel
Address: Bestavaripeta, Near BPC Petrol Bunk, Opposite Hotel Annapurna, Markapur, India

Bismilla Ragisangadi Hotel
Address: Main Road, Bestavaripeta, Markapur, India

Yashnavi Hotel 
Address: Patha Bus Stand, Markapur, India

Restaurants in Markapur

One may find a bunch of restaurants in the city of Markapur serving mouth watering delicacies. Some must visit restaurants of the city are as follows:

Ajantha Restaurant & Bar

Address: College Road Markapur, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Hours: 11AM–11PM
Phone: 092478 64434

New Spicy Family Restaurant
Address: Donta Venkayya Goud Plaza, Main Bazar, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Phone: 085962 22070

Abhiruchi Family Restaurant
Address: Naidu Bazar Road, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Hours: 11AM–11PM
Phone: 090322 93964

Rajadhani Bar & Restaurant
Address: Ganesh Nagar, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Hours: 8AM–11PM

Swastik A/C Family Restaurant
Address: Ganesh Nagar, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Hours: 9AM–11PM
Phone: 098854 28645

Utilities in Markapur

The city of Markapur has all the basic amenities like police station, fire station, hospitals, pharmaceutical stores etc. for maintaining the daily life of its citizens and visiting travellers. Having these facilities ensure that everyone in Markapur can live life in a smooth harmony. The details of the amenities of the city are as follows:

Police Station in Markapur
Address: Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Phone: 085962 23399

DSP Office, Markapur Police Quarters
Address: Gandhi Bazar, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Phone: 085962 22021

Fire Station in Markapur
Address: Gandhi Bazar, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316

Pharmacies in Markapur

Sri Visvasri Medical Agencies
Address: 1/62, Court Centre Street, Opposite Head Post Office, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Hours: 8AM–8PM
Phone: 099895 44488

Apollo Pharmacy
Address: Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316

Hospitals in Markapur

Sravani Hospital
Address: Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Hours: 12AM–11:30PM
Phone: 085962 22550

ESIC-Markapur
Address: Ganesh Nagar Road, Shivaji Nagar, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Hours: 9AM–1PM, 5–7PM
Phone: 085962 22982

LV Prasad Eye Institute
Address: Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Phone: 085962 24224
 
Sri Venkateswara Clinic (Padmaja Clinic)
Address: Ganesh Nagar, Markapur, Andhra Pradesh 523316
Hours: 12AM–11:30PM

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