Amaravathi Temple:

Amaravathi Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple in Amaravathi town is dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of Amaralingeswara Swamy or Amareswara Swamy with his consort Bala Chamundika.

Amaravathi, also known as Amareswaram, is a sacred temple town that is located on the south bank of the sacred Krishna River in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh state.

Amaravathi Temple Information:

Primary Deity Lord Shiva
Architecture Dravidian Style
Place Amaravathi Town
District Guntur
State Andhra Pradesh
Country India
Pincode 522020
Phone 086452 55241

Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple-Amaravathi, Guntur

Amaravathi is called as the "The City of Gods". Amaravathi is also famous for Buddhists in India and Satavahanas built great Buddhist Stupas at Amaravathi.

The ancient town of Amaravathi is one of the five Pancharamas or Pancharama Kshetras dedicated to Lord Shiva in Andhra Pradesh. Pancha meaning five and Aarama means peace.

Amaralingeswara Swamy temple - Amaravathi

Five Panchararama Kshetras:

  1. Amararama in Amaravathi
  2. Kumararamam in Samarlakota/Samalkota
  3. Bhimeshwara in Draksharamam
  4. Somaramam in Bhimavaram
  5. Ksheeraramam in Palakollu

Guntur is one of the popular districts of Andhra Pradesh Known for its ancient and historic Hindu temples.

Some of the popular places of historic importance in Guntur district are -

Amaravathi (Andhra's New Capital city), Kondaveedu Fort near Phirangipuram village, Undavalli Caves, Ethipothala Waterfalls and Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, Nagarjunakonda (Small Island having ancient remains of Buddhist structures), Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary, Prakasam Barrage, Guthikonda Caves and Bhattiprolu (Buddhist Maha Stupa).

Some popular temples to visit in Guntur are:

Kotappakonda Trikoteswara Swamy Temple

Kotappakonda Trikoteswara Swamy Temple present on the holy hill Kotappakonda is located 13 km south-west of Narasaraopet city, Guntur is attracting many pilgrims throughout the year.

Kotappakonda Trikoteswara Swamy Temple
Kotappakonda Temple 

The primary deity of this temple is Lord Shiva and is worshipped here as Sri Trikoteswara Swamy. The temple got its name from the three hills named after Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara.

Kotappakonda Tirunallu (festival) is celebrated at a grand scale in this temple and lakhs of devotees participate with great enthusiasm in this event.

Dakshineswar Kali Temple present on eastern bank of the holy Hooghly River (Hoogli or Hugli) is a famous historical temple in Kolkata, West Bengal state of India.

The temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali, worshipped here as Ma Bhavatarini.

Dakshineswar Kali Temple:

The temple is visited every year by a large number of local devotees and travelers.

About Dakshineswar Kali Temple:

dakshineswar kali photo

The sacred temple was built by Rani Rashmoni of Janbazar in the year 1855 (mid 19th century). She is a philanthropist and a faithful devotee of the Hindu Goddess Kali.

About Kurnool District

Kurnool, popularly known as "The Gateway of Rayalaseema", has many ancient unique temples and tourist sites that attract many pilgrims throughout the year.

Kurnool is one among the 4 districts of Rayalaseema region. The other three regions include Kadapa, Chittoor and Anantapur.

Some of the famous historical places of tourism importance in the Kurnool district include: Konda Reddy Fort, Orvakal Rock Garden, Rollapadu Bird Sanctuary and Belum Caves.

Some of the popular and important religious centers present in this district are Srisailam, Mahanandi, Yaganti, Ahobilam and Mantralayam.

Take a look at some of the best temples you can visit in Kurnool District in this post.

1. Mahanandi - Sri Mahanandiswara Swamy Temple

Mahanandi - Sri Mahanandiswara Swamy temple
Mahanandi Temple Entrance

Mahanandi Sri Mahanandiswara Swamy temple is one among the Nava Nandis present near Nandyal city in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.

About Rangaswamy Temple:

Sri Nemaligundla Ranganayaka Swamy Temple is a famous temple located in the middle of the thick Nallamala forest and is known for its waterfalls called 'Rangaswamy Gundam'.

This beautiful tourist spot is present at a distance of about 6 km away from Jallivani Pullalacheruvu village under Racherla Mandal near Giddalur town in Prakasam District of Andhra Pradesh state.

Nemali Gundla Rangaswamy Temple Images
Rangaswamy Gundam

It is one of the best Eco-tourism and picnic spot destination in Prakasam district.

Sri Ranganayaka Swamy is the brother of Lord Venkateswara Swamy in Tirupati.

Temple Location:

Nemaligundam (Peacock Pool) Sri Ranganayaka Swamy Kshetram is around 22 km from Giddalur town.

The temple is located in the middle of Nallamala hills on the banks of Gundlakamma rivulet which flows from the top of a hillock surrounded by steep mountains.

Gundlakamma is a seasonal river that originates in the deep hills of Nallamala. It enters the plains near Cumbum.

Sri Rangaswamy Temple Giddalur pics

Tourist Attractions:

Ranganayaka Swamy Temple:

Ranganayaka Swamy is the preceding God of this temple who, is seen in a reclining position in this temple.

Rangaswamy Gundam:

Rangaswamy Gundam
Rangaswamy Gundam Waterfall

Gundlakamma stream originating in the deep Nallamala forest mountains look like a small waterfall near Rangaswamy Gundam. There are many waterfalls in the nearby Nallamala forest, but they are inaccessible.

About Kadapa:

Kadapa city in the region of Rayalaseema is the administrative headquarters of the YSR Kadapa district.

Kadapa derived its name from "Gadapa" (Threshold/Door sill - in Telugu), is considered a starting point for all pilgrims visiting the holy Balaji Temple in Tirumala.

Jool Sri Mukhya Prana Hanuman Temple
Kadapa Temples - Hanuman Temple

The sacred Penna River is located south of the city.

About Devuni Kadapa Temple

Devuni Kadapa Temple is famous for the holy and historic Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh State.

Devuni Kadapa Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy Temple
Devuni Kadapa Temple

Devuni Kadapa also known as "Pata Kadapa/Old Kadapa - Tirumala Toli Gadapa" is a part of Kadapa city and is considered the doorstep of Tirumala, the holy abode of Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy.

In the past, Pilgrims first visited the Devuni Kadapa Temple before going to Tirumala Balaji Temple.

Devuni Kadapa Lord Balaji Temple Photos

Devuni Kadapa Temple Information:

Primary Deity Lord Balaji (Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy)
Architecture Vijayanagara Style
Place Devuni Kadapa
Division Kadapa
District Kadapa
State Andhra Pradesh
Country India
Pin Code 516001
Official Language Telugu

Temple Attractions:

Devuni Kadapa Temple

The presiding deity of this ancient temple is Lord Venkateswara Swamy idol who has an image of Lord Hanuman on his back in the Sanctum Sanctorum.

Tenali, also known as "Andhra Paris" is a small town and a Mandal in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh in South India. Tenali is best known for its great historical, literary, art and cultural heritage.

Vaikunta Puram Venkateswara Temple Tenali 

Tenali, is one of the sacred places of Panchavati with many ancient temples in the delta area of Krishna River.

Popular Temples in Tenali:

1. Sri Vasavi Kanyaka Parameshwari Temple

Sri Vasavi Kanyaka Parameshwari Temple

2. Vykuntapuram Venkateswara Swamy Temple

Sri Lakshmi Padmavathi Sametha Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, popularly known as Vykuntapuram Temple is one of the most visited temples dedicated to Lord Venkateswara Swamy in Tenali.

Vaikunta Puram Venkateswara Temple Tenali