Tourist Places in Anantapur

Places to Visit in Anantapur

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Penna Ahobilam, Anantapur
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Penna Ahobilam is renowned for its Lord Narasimha Swamy Temple. This shrine was constructed on the footprints of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy that measured 5 ft 3 inches. The shrine also serves as the prominent venue for marriage ceremonies. Within the temple complex, tourists can see Adi Lakshmi... Read More »
Veerabhadra Temple, Anantapur
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Veerabhadra Temple is located in Lepakshi village, which is 15 km east of Hindupur in the Anantapur district. The temple is quintessential of Vijayanagara architectural style. Built in around 16th century, this temple was sculpted by Vishwakarma Brahmin Stapathis. The presiding deity in... Read More »
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Bugga Ramalingeswara Swami Temple, Anantapur
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Places to Visit in Anantapur
  • Type: Place of Worship
Bugga Ramalingeswara Swami Temple is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Popularly known as Ramalingeswara Swami Temple, this temple is renowned for its architecture and sanctity. The main reason behind the eminence of this temple is the underground stream, from where water creeps into the... Read More »
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ISKCON Temple, Anantapur
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Places to Visit in Anantapur
  • Type: Temple
Radha Parthasarathi Temple, built by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Anantaprur, was inaugurated in February 2008. Constructed at a cost of Rs.5 crore, this grand temple is situated at Somaladoddi village which is just in the outskirts of the city. The temple is... Read More »
Penukonda Fort, Anantapur
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  • Type: Fort
The Penukonda Fort, located 70-kms from Anantapur on the Kurnool-Bangalore road is one of the major tourist attractions of Andhra Pradesh.  Penukonda means a big hill. Historical records state that Penukonda, known as "Ghanagiri" or "Ghanadri", was the second capital to the... Read More »
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Anantasagaram, Anantapur
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Places to Visit in Anantapur
  • Type: Lake
Anantasagaram is popular as one of largest reservoirs in the entire Anantapur district. This old reservoir tank occupies an area of about 10,161,656.5 sq. m. The city of Anantapur owes its name to this tank. According to folklore, a lady named Musalamma sacrificed herself in the Anantasagaram... Read More »
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Thimmamma Marrimanu, Anantapur
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Thimmamma Marrimanu is named after the famous banyan tree, which is locally called as Thimmamma Marrimanu as well. With its branches spreading over 5 acres, it is regarded as the biggest of its kind in South India. This tree was recorded as the biggest tree in the Guinness Book of World Records... Read More »
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Anantapur Clock Tower, Anantapur
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Places to Visit in Anantapur
  • Type: Monument
Anantapur Clock Tower is the landmark of the city Anantapur. It was built during the Independence days of India. Till today, it stands as memories of the glorious day. Read More »
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Raidurga Fort, Anantapur
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Places to Visit in Anantapur
  • Type: Fort
Raidurga Fort is built at a height of 2727 ft from sea level and has played a significant role in the history of the Vijayanagara Empire. The fort comprises several inner forts and is inaccessible for enemies. Originally, the fort was under the hold of 'Bedars', during the Vijayanagara... Read More »
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Sri Kadiri Lakshmi Narayana Temple, Anantapur
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Places to Visit in Anantapur
  • Type: Place of Worship
Sri Kadiri Lakshmi Narayana Temple, which is also called Narasimha Swami Temple, is a popular place of pilgrimage. According to Hindus, 'Narasimha Swami' is one of the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu. The ceilings of the temple feature scenes from 'Ramayana' and frescos depicting... Read More »
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Ravadurg Gooty Fort, Anantapur
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Places to Visit in Anantapur
  • Type: Fort
Gooty Fort is one of the oldest hill forts of Andhra Pradesh. Built in the shape of a shell, this fort comprises 15 forts with 15 main doors, which are referred to as 'Mukhadwaralu'. Inside the fortress, there is a series of walls connected by 14 gateways and flanked by bastions. The fort... Read More »
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