Situated 266 Km South East of Hyderabad it is a centre of learning, and has a high literacy rate of 74%, with female literacy rate being 70%, and houses the Acharya Nagarjuna University & Guntur Institute of Medical Sciences. A centre for business and commerce, it’s a major transportation and textile hub with agricultural exports of chilies, cotton & tobacco. The average temperature is warm to hot and it’s characterized by a Topical climate. Fourth largest in the state both in area and population, Telugu & Urdu are widely spoken here.
A part of the Golden Quadrilateral system the city is connected to all the major cities of the country through major highways where redBus has provided their services. Such as Kolkata-Guntur-Madras highway, Hyderabad-Guntur highway, which can take to other major routes like Mumbai and Delhi and the Bellary- Kurnool- Vinookunda-Guntur highway. And what better way to reach the city than using the redBus service, one of the best in the country with its wide options, convenient booking and hassle free travel having more than 1200 bus routes in their kitty like Hyderabad-Guntur, Guntur-Coimabatore,Chennai-Guntur, Tirupathi-Guntur, Bangalore-Guntur,Krishnagiri-Guntur,Visakhapatnam-Guntur & Tirupur-Guntur.
Nearby locations to the city are of a cultural & spiritual significance, it majorly sports ancient getaways like Amareswara Swamy Temple, Kondaveedu Fort, Undavalli & Guthikonda caves, Chebrole Chaturmukha Brahma Temple and also one can enjoy serenity in nature at Uppalapadu Nature Conservation, Ethipothala Falls & Nagarjuna Sagar Dam or have some urban fun at City Centre. Also there is Surya Lanka Beach to enjoy. Many resorts can also be booked in these locations and transportation by redBus services can be taken.