Ahobalam is a religious centre of very great antiquity. It
is situated at a distance of thirty miles from Nandyal Railway station of Kurnool District. There are good bus connections from Nandyal and some other district centres of
Andhra to this place.
There are three routes reachingAhobalam. Pilgrims from the
north can get down at Nandyal, which is a Railway junction from Kurnool, and travel by bus
to Allagadda and Ahobalam, which is only thirty miles from Nandyal.
The second route is from Dhone which is another railway
station and from which one can reach Ahobalam via Banganapalli and Koilakuntla.
The other and easy route is to get down at Cuddapah which
is a district headquarters and an important railway station in the Madras - Bombay route.
From Cuddapah one has to travel to Allagadda, which is forty miles over and from there by
bus to Ahobalam.
Author : N. Ramesan