Ksheerarama Temple view at Palakollu
|• MLA (Palakol Assembly)||Nimmala Rama Naidu (2014 - present)|
|• MP (Narasapur Lok Sabha)||Gokaraju Ganga Raju (2014 - present)|
|Elevation||1.5 m (4.9 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Palakol or Palakollu was originally known as Kshiraramam or Kshirapuram or Palakolanu or Upamanyapuram. 
In 1652, the Dutch built their first Indian factory at Palakollu. Palakollu is also known as Trilinga Desam, the region bounded by three lingas(Srisailam,Draksharamam and Kaleswaram) 
APSRTC operates buses from Palakollu to major cities like Hyderabad, Vizag, Vijayawada, Tirupati etc. Three express trains service the town, which is on the Narsapur – Vijayawada railway route. A bridge was built on Vasista Godavari near Chinchinada 7 km away from Palakollu connecting East Godavari & West Godavari Districts of Andhra Pradesh, which makes it a part of National Highway 214.
Sri GajaLakshmi Lodge, New Cloth Market, Beside Dasari Picture Palace.
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