The Gopurala Mamidada
Located at a distance of 20 Km from Kakinada, 58 Km from Rajahmundry and 65 Km from Amalapuram (Via Kotipalli), in the midst of coconut gardens, the green fields and natural surroundings, and on the banks of river "Thulya Bhaga" (Antharvahini) is a well known pilgrim centre known as G. Mamidada (Gollala Mamidada) which is also called as Gopurala Mamidada, famous for Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Temple. It is the second famous temple after Arasavilli(in Srikakulam). This temple was incepted by the Late Sri Kovvuri Basivi Reddy in the year 1920, who was the Jamindar of Gollalamamidada and great a philanthropist.
Archanas are performed daily in accordance with Saivagama( holy scriptures). Abhishekams are done regularly according to Shastras. The rituals are performed in accordance with Sri Vyshanava Sampradaya. This temple has gained much importance in Andhra Pradesh as the tenets are of Vyshanava Sampradaya. It has been attracting a good number of pilgrims on all days and especially on Sundays to pray to Lord Sri Suryanarayana Swamy.
Apart from this temple, there are many other temples like Venkateswara Temple, Sainatha Temple and also the ancient and the famous Bheemeswara Temple and Sri
Radha Sapthami on Maga Sudda Sapthami (February Month), and Bhishma Ekadasi in the month of February every year are the festivals celebrated every year in this temple.
Person - in - Management, Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Temple, G.Mamidada Village, Pedapudi Mandal, East Godavari District.