Chirala is a coastal town in Prakasam District
of Andhra Pradesh
and was earlier known as ĎSmall Bombayí because of the huge varieties of saris
produced here. It is located 350 km from Hyderabad
and 90 km from Vijaywada.
Chirala is renowned for exporting hand made cloths, cashew nuts and sea food. Vodarevu Beach is an important tourist destination and is 6 km from Chirala.