Anakapalle is a famous town in Andhra Pradesh. The jaggery market of anakapalle is the most popular thing about it. It is well connected by rail and road transport to other major cities of the state and India. The holy Sarada Rivers also flows across Anakapalle. It is also famous for the presence of large number of Buddhist sites here. There are a large number of Buddhist Stupas, edifices built of brick and rock cut caves. These relics attract lots of tourists and Buddhist devotees. Other than the Buddhist istes there are also many temples throughout the town.
Gowri Parameswara temple located here, every year in the month of January a festival called ‘Sambaram’ is celebrated. Large numbers of people gather to witness the celebrations which continue for ten days. Sri Sri Nookambika temple present here is also of great importance. a large numbe of people from through out the state gather here to worship in this temple on ‘Kottha Amasvaya’. Sri Adibethala Seetha Ram Devesthanam temple which is dedicated to lord Ram and Sita, becomes a great attraction at the time of festivals like Deepavali, Dasara, Sriramnavami. These festivals are celebrated here with great joy.
Among some other places of tourist interest in Anakapalle are the relics of Buddhist temple Bojjannakoda, Sathyanarayana Swami temple, Ayappa temple, Bhogalingeswara temple, Sri Sai baba temple, China Ramaswami temple, Vinayaka temple, Peda Ramaswami temple etc. Apart from these some churches and Mosques are also present here.