Markapur is a municipal town situated in Prakasam district and is also the third largest town of the district. The place is famous among the religious tourists for Sri Lakshmi ChennaKesavaSwamy Temple. There are other temples too, which include Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari Temple, Ramulavari temple, Sri Shirdi Sai Satsang Mandir, Shiva Temple, Ayyappa Swamy Temple and Sai Baba Temple to name a few.
How to reach Markapur?
The distance of Markapur from Ongole is 95 kms and from Srisailam is 84 kms. The nearest rail station is Markapur Road, located 4 kms from the town. It falls on Vijaywada- Guntakal Road. APSRTC buses also ply from Ongole. The best time to visit the city is during the winters.