Ponnur Veera Anjaneya Swamy Temple in Guntur

Ponnur Veera Anjaneya Swamy Temple is a famous Lord Hanuman Temple located in Ponnur town at a distance of 29 km from Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh.

Ponnur Temple Info:

Primary Deity Lord Hanuman
Town Ponnur
District Guntur
Festivals Hanuman Jayanthi
State Andhra Pradesh
Pincode 522124
Phone 08643 247099
Architecture Dravidian Style

Lord Hanuman is the main deity of Ponnur temple which was built in the year 1969 by Kota Jagannadha Swamy.

There are many other popular historic temples present in Guntur district. Readers are advised to see them along with Ponnur Anjaneya Swamy temple.

Another tourist attraction in this temple are five Akhanda Deepas present in five-storied building.

Ponnur Veera Anjaneya Swamy Temple in Guntur
Ponnur Anjaneya Swamy Temple
Other temples surrounding Ponnuru Hanuman temple are Sri Panduranga Swamy Temple, Sri Vigneshwara Temple, Navagrahas, Sahasra Lingeshwara Swamy Temple, Nandi (The vehicle of Lord Shiva), Dasavatharam Temple and Lord Garuthmantha Temple.

Ponnur Town Attractions:

Ponnur is the main urban mandal headquarter surrounded by around 40 small villages.

Ponnur is famous for Ponnur Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple, Sri Sakshi Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple and Sri Sahasra Lingeshwara Swamy Temple also called as Veyi Lingala Temple.

Akhanda Deepa at Ponnuru Veera Anjaneya Swamy Hanuman Temple
Akhanda Deepam

The main important religious structures present in Ponnur town are a single black stone carved statues of 24 feet height Veera Anjaneya Swamy and 29 feet long Garutmantha Swamy (Lord Garuda who is the vahana or vehicle of Lord Vishnu).

Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Ponnuru
Lord Venkateswara Swamy Temple

The official language spoken at Ponnur is Telugu.

Ponnur Lord Venkateswara Temple Entrance
Lord Venkateswara Temple Entrance

Nearby Temple Attractions:

  1. Amaravathi Amareswara Temple
  2. Sri Trikoteswara Swamy Temple, Kotappakonda
  3. Mangalagiri
  4. Sri Laxmi Chennakesava Swamy Temple in Macherla
  5. Pedakakani Sivaalayam Temple

How to Reach Ponnur Temple:

Ponnur town is well connected with road and rail network. The Ponnur Anjaneya Swamy temple is present on Guntur - Chirala state highway.

By Road:

Devotees can easily reach Ponnur town from Guntur, Narasaraopet and Bapatla town. APSRTC run frequent buses to reach Ponnur from Guntur and other major towns.

By Train:

Nidubrolu Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of just 2 km away from Ponnur town.

Bapatla railway station is at a distance of just 22 km from Ponnur.

By Air:

Vijayawada Airport at Gannavaram is the nearest air terminal to reach Ponnur town.

Nearby Cities:

  1. Amaravati (Around 67 km via Guntur-Ponnur Road and Amaravathi Road)
  2. Guntur (Around 29 km via Guntur-Ponnur Road)
  3. Tenali (Roughly 29.5 km via Ponnur- Kondamudhi -Tenali Road)
  4. Vijayawada (Around 61 km approx via Guntur-Ponnur Road and NH 5)

Ponnur Temple Route Map:

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