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Dowleswaram, Dhavalaiswaram
Dowleswaram Barrage
Dowleswaram Barrage
Dhavaleswaram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District East Godavari
Population (2001)
 • Total 37,222
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 533125

Dowlaishwaram is a suburb situated near Rajahmundry in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It was part of Rajahmundry urban agglomeration.

It is approximately four kilometres distance from Rajahmundry. Dowlaishwaram is close to national highway-5. It is well connected by roadways.

Tourist attractions

Its a one of the major panchayath in East Godavari District and also biggest panchayath in Rajahmundry Rural Assembly Consistency. Actually Government has planned to make this as a Municipality because of its immense growth in all sectors, but it is very close to Rajahmundry about 5 km. So Government has decided to merge this panchayath into Rajahmundry and has a plan to Develop this. Once it is merged into Rajahmundry then this village will get all the basic needs like Water, Road Facility (which is hectic nowadays), Proper Drainage facility, Bus stand (which is completely vanished out), schools and proper severage system. Its population is nearly 50,000, which is 30% in total population of Rajahmundry Rural Assembly

Sir Arthur Cotton built a barrage across river Godavari here. The Sir Arthur Cotton museum developed by the then chief engineer Mr. P. Madan Gopal is located in Dowlaishwaram. It contains many pictures describing the working of the dam and display of the tools used during the construction.[1] This barrage provides water for East and West Godavari for agricultural purposes. There is a Sir Arthur Cotton statue in the village. Another attraction is boating on the Godavari.


The Sri Laxmi Janardhana Swamy temple is situated on the hill top in Dowlaishwaram. One temple of Lord Shiva is situated just beside the hill and another temple is situated just beside the river Godawari near pushkara ghat. On the main road there is Ramalayam Temple. There is Ankallamma and Muthyallamma temple in the middle nearer to shiva temple. The Radhotsavam chariot festival in English in shiva temple and

Sri Sridevi Poleramma Temple high way road, is very famous in East Godavari district, thousands of people attend to this ritual and have darshan or glimpse of lord shiva. This event falls on Bhishma-ekadashi day. This Radham is very big.

Millions of people take holy bath during godavari pushkaras at the two main ghats. One is near to Lord shiva temple. Sri Rama Padalu, foot prints of ram are there near another ghat situated near the godavari. So that the ghat is named as "Ramapadala Revu". One more temple which was developed by Shri. P. Madan Gopal Chief Engineer Godavari Barrage, at the starting (coming from Rajahmundry to Dowlaishwaram) of the village 'Shri Shirdi Saibaba Mandir' and is well known in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Near the temple of Lord shiva there is well known point where the foot prints of Lord Rama and hanuma were situated.

In This Village Sai baba temple is there. It is a famous temple and From this temple to Rajahmundry one subway is there beside Godavari rever which gives a Pleasure view to the godavari in rainy season. [2]


There are many industries in Dowlaishwaram, but the major one being the Horlicks factory.


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  2. ^ "Dowlaiswaram Pincode". Retrieved 2014-02-26. 

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