Gutibayalu is a village, about 35 km from Kadiri
and 100 km from Anantapur
. It is renowned for the Thimmamma Marrimanu
, a huge banyan tree of over 550 years old. During Shivratri, a big Jatara is held here in great splendor.
The nearest airport is at Bangalore. The nearest rail head is at Anantapur on the Hyderabad-Bangalore line.