Ichapuram is located at a distance of 132 Kms from the district headquarters of Srikakulam between three towns Viz Kaviti, Kanchili, and Sompeta. Ichapuram, also known as Ichchapuram, has a close boundary with Orissa on the north and west sides; Kavita Mandal lies on the southern side of Ichapuram and the Bay of Bengal on the east. Being near the border of Andhra Pradesh, the town is close to the commercial capital of Orissa, Berhampur.
Ichchapuram or Ichapuram became a municipality with the inclusion of rattakannna, aminsahebpeta, purushothapuram panchayats in 1986 and it is the Ichapuram assembly constituency headquarters. Plans are currently in motion to make this area a replica of Vizag’s prestigious Kailash Giri, so Ichapuram was coined as a Mini Kailash Giri, which was signed during the time of Chiranjeevi who signed during the Tourism Minister in the time of Congress's reign.
Ichapuram town during the days of yore used to be under the control of Muslim rulers. Back in the day, Ichapuram was called, Swechapuram during the time of Muslim rule, this town has its own historical story. The Goddess of Ichapuram village was Sri Swechchavati Ammavaru so our ancestors decided to name this village as Swechchapuram. Gradually over time, this has changed to Ichapuram through pronunciation.
Ichapuram is home to breathtaking natural vistas and is nicely complemented by a cluster of pilgrimage sites like Sulingi Raj Kota, Swechawathi temple, Peerlakonda, Bahuda River. Remnants of ancient tombs that are more than a hundred years old can be seen in this picturesque town. Over the years, this strategic town has evolved as one of the busiest cross border transhipment areas, due to its proximity to the border of Orissa.
Ichapuram is easily accessible by all three major modes of transport, roadways, railways, and airways. Which will come as a source of relief to the many travel enthusiasts ready to visit Ichapuram!
Ichapuram APSRTC bus station, sompeta APSRTC bus station, Barua APSRTC bus station are the nearby bus stations to Ichapuram town. APSRTC runs several busses from major cities to Ichapuram.
Rails in India are the most affordable and most preferred modes of transportation. Ichapuram railway station, Sompeta railway station are the very nearby railway stations to Ichapuram.
The two nearest airports to Ichchapuram town are Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneswar is at a distance of 194 kms and Visakhapatnam Airport in Visakhapatnam is at a distance of 247 kms.
Sarangi is a Zamindari in the Ganjam district of Orissa, bordering Jarada and Chikiti Zamindaris. Around 1870, the Rajas of Sarangi built a Palace in Ichchapuram and people used to call it now as Ichapuram Raju Gari Kota. The Raju gari Kota in Ichapuram is a historical place in this town built by the Rajas of Sarangi is a source of architectural wonder and provides a beacon of heritage and pride to the people of Ichapuram. Raju Gari Kota is a magnificent castle adorned with beautiful paintings reflecting the riches and the taste of the zamindars of Ichapuram.
Peerlu Konda or Perla Konda in Ichapuram is one of the town’s most enduring landmarks. This Pearl Konda or Perla Hill which is a muslim tomb present on the hilltop, celebrates a festival every year called “Peerlotsava” wherein people belonging to both the Hindu and Muslim community participate. There is no other place like this anywhere as it is the only place where both Muslims and Hindus worship God or Allaha at the same time. This place wonderfully represents the secular spirit of India and upholds the importance of unity in diversity.
|Village Name||Village Name|
|Bank Name||Bank Address|
|Union Bank of India Ichchapuram Address||Dasannapeta Junction, Opp Indian Bank, Ichchapuram|
|Indian Bank Ichchapuram Address||D.No. 14-2-5, Dasannapeta Junction, Ichchapuram|
|DCCB Bank Ichapuram Address||Govt. Hospital Road, Near Ice Factory, Ichapuram|
|State Bank of India Ichchapuram Address||VK Peta, Telukunchi Road, Ichchapuram|
|APGVB Ichchapuram Address||Dasannapeta Junction, Main Road, Ichchapuram|
|DCCB Bank Edupuram Address||Dr.No:669, Near Shridi Sai temple, Main Road, Edupuram, Srikakulam|
|Bank Name||Bank IFSC Codes|
|Union Bank of India Ichchapuram IFSC Code||UBIN0802301|
|Indian Bank Ichchapuram IFSC Code||IDIB000I071|
|DCCB Bank Ichapuram IFSC Code||APBL0001003|
|State Bank of India Ichchapuram IFSC Code||SBIN0000983|
|APGVB Ichchapuram IFSC Code||APGV0001157|
|DCCB Bank Edupuram IFSC Code||APBL0001022|
|Bank Name||Bank Toll Free Numbers|
|Union Bank of India Ichchapuram||1800 22 2244|
|Indian Bank Ichchapuram||1800 3011 3333|
|DCCB Bank Ichapuram||08947-231112|
|State Bank of India Ichchapuram||1800 425 3800|
|APGVB Ichchapuram||1800 121 0354|
|DCCB Bank Edupuram||18004251958|