Patu ru is a village which is famous for its handloom sarees and other handicraft industries. The village is situated at the middle of a triangle formed by Kovuru, Damarmadugu and Kovuru. Paturu has its place in history as the village where the great Telugu poet, Tikkanna Somayaji was born. He lived most of his life in this village and died here. Paturu is 4 kilometres away from Kovuru and lies at a distance of 10 kilometres away from the city of Nellore. It is 354 kilometres away from the state’s capital of Hyderabad. It is a recommended visit for those who visit Nellore as it is relatively close by.