ABOUT NIDADAVOLE

Temples with historical background like Jamiya masjid, Golingeswaraalayam, Anjaneyaalayam, Someswaraalayam, Madanagopala Swamy Aalyam and the village deity (grama devata) Nangalamma Aalayam are spread in the centre of the town. There is a narration that Nangalamma wouldn't stay at her in-laws house which is located at Chinna Kaasi Revu and always goes back to her mother's place (Poori Gudi). Sri Kotasattemma Aalayam is also a very famous temple which is located in a village called Timmarajupalem, 2 KM away from the heart of the town.There is also a Sri Ramadas Ashram at Katakoteswaram village, which is located 7 km away from Nidadavole. The lord Someswars swami temple located in the Main road is a very old and renowned temple. Someswara temple is known for the great history.Many people has an excellent experiences with the lord in this temple. Currently temple is in renovation with the help of the Endowment depart and well known people in the Town started constructing Panchayathna with in the temple. The temple has a excellent and mind blowing and peaceful environment.Besides this we can also find large number of Masjids, Churches/prayer halls and a Jain temple which testifies for unity in diversity.

It was an important town prior to 1970, was a hub of commercial activities, transport(both road and canal), rice mills, etc.,. It was a revenue division in the district. Its decline started after the construction of road cum rail bridge at Rajahmundry and Siddantham bridge at Ravulapalem due to its topographical position, It lost its glory and neighbouring towns like Tanuku, Tadepalligudem emerged as nerve centers in the district of West Godavari as NH5 ran through them.

history

It was a fort surrounded by water bodies (Jaladurgam) of Eastern Chalukyan kings. Chalukya Bhima, the builder of Draksharama Bhimeswara temple won this land from Rastrakutas, the then ruling dynasty. Veerabhadra Chalukya, a ruler of this place married Rani Rudrama Devi, a prominent ruler and warrior princess of Kakatiya dynasty. It had 108 siva temples, many of them were totally destroyed by Md. Bin Tughlaq in 1323. Even today one can find the 6 feet destroyed sculptures of that age. A beautiful Nandi of 13th century placed in Sri Golingeswara temple was discovered in School building construction.

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