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This temple is famous as the jain
temple of Mahavira , 2000 years old, having 1.5 meters high image of
Mahavira.Kolanupaka became the second capital of the Kalyani Chalukyas in the
11th century. The memorial stones have been preserved well for the last thousand
years by the people. Besides the famous Jain temple, you can also find here the
Shri Veeranarayana temple and the Shri Someshwara temple and the Kolanupaka site
This pilgrim centre is known for the
temple of Sita Ramachandra. The Godavari river flows here quietly but
gracefully. The uniqueness of the temple is that the idol of Lord Rama has a bow
in one hand along with Shanku and Chakra, amalgamation of two avatars - Vishnu
Timings: Open from 5:30 am till 12:00 in the noon and reopens at 4:00 in the
evening and again closed at 8:00 pm.
How To Reach:
By Air : 241 km from Vijayawada.
By Rail : 40 km from Ramchandra Road.
Dwaraka Tirumala Temple
The temple was constructed the
Myalavaram Zamindars between the years 1877 and 1902.This pilgrimage centre is
called Dwaraka Tirumala after the great saint, "Dwaraka" who located the self
manifested idol of Lord Sri Venkateswara.
Timings: Open from 5:30 am till 12:00 in the noon reopens at 4:00 pm and again
get closed at 8:00 pm.
This is the temple of Sri Kanaka
Durga situated on the indrakila hill which attracts lots of visitors. It is said
that Adi Sankara visited this temple and installed Sri Chakra. Goddess Durga
killed the demon Durgam on the request of the other Gods,. At that time she has
been described as in the golden color. So the Gods called her as Kanaka Durga.
Chanting of mantras and devotional music euphonies the air in the mornings
creating a serene atmosphere.
Timings: From 5:30 in the morning till 12:00 in the noon and reopens in the
evening at 4:00 and get closed again at 8:00 pm.
This famous temple in Kalahasti,
kalahasteswara worshipped as a Vayu Lingam. Enshrines the Vayu Lingam -
representing the element wind - of the five elements of Agni, Vaayu, Aakasam,
Jalam and Prithvi. Shri Kalahasti Temple is also famous for performing
Sarpadosha (RahuKetu) Nivaarana Pooja.
How To Reach
By Air: 27 km from Tirupati.
By Road:27km from Tirupati.
This is the "jeevan samadhi of Mantralyam Saint Raghavendraswamy. A large number
of followers and devotees of all religious sects throng this little town located
on the banks of river Tungabhadra all through the year. A temple has been
constructed at the spot where he performed penance known as the Panchamukhi
Timings: Open from 5:30 am till 12:00 in the noon and reopens at 4:00 pm and
again closed at 8:00 pm.
Shri Malleshwar Swami, with his consort, Shri Bramaramba are the main deities of
the temple at Sivalayam, in Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The temple was
constructed in the 10th century, in the Dwapar Yuga, the time contemporary to
Lord Krishna. The lingam was installed by the Sri Yudhistra, the eldest of the
Five Pandavas. The Dasara festival in the month of October is celebrated in a
grand manner. The Sivarathri night is also celebrated with the same fervor.
Timings: Open from 5:30 am till 12:00 in the noon and reopens at 4:00 p.m and
get closed again by 8:00 pm.
This is located at a distance of 74 km from Nandyal and 360 km from Hyderabad .
It is an important pilgrim centre having nine forms of Lord Narsimham .The lower
Ahobilam temple is built in the Vijayanagar style and as one treks up the hill
It is considered sacred because Lord Vishnu appeared as Narasimha at this spot
to kill Hiranaya Kashipu. Ahobilam is also the seat of the Ahobala Matt.
Cuddapah is another access point to Ahobilam.
Timings: Open from 5:30 am till 12:00 in the noon and reopens in the evening at
4:00 pm and again closed at 8:00 pm.
Prasanthi Milayam, the main ashram of Shri Sathya Sai Baba , is in Puttaparthi.
Sai Baba's followers are predominantly Indian but he also has many western
devotees, among them the founder of the Hard Rock Cafe franchise. Known as the
Adobe of highest Peacethe ashram is spacious and beautiful with good food and
accommodation- at least when the numbers aren't overwhelming. Sai Baba spends
most of the year here but sometimes moves to Whitefields Ashram near Banglore in
neighbouring Karnatka or Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu during the hot, dry season.
Simhachalam 16 kms Eleventh Century temple dedicated to Lord Varaha narasimha.
It has been hailed as the most famous and the best sculptured shrine.
Simhachalam, also called Simhagiri, is about ten miles to the north of