Sri Venkateswara Temple


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Sri Venkateswara Temple Overview

Ranked 2 of 9 sightseeing in Chittoor

Sri Venkateswara Temple or Tirupati Balaji Temple is one of the ancient temples in Chittoor district. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, who is popularly known by the names, Balaji, Govinda, Srinivasa, Venkitarama and Venkateswara. The presiding deity of the temple is one of the forms of Lord Vishnu.  

Located in the hilly region, tourists can see seven sacred hills in the vicinity of temple. It is believed that the temple was built in 12th century. Tourists visit the temple to pay homage to the deity and also for its beautiful architecture that depicts a blend of Chola, Pandya and Pallava architectures.  

One of the major highlights of the temple is the dome, which is fully gold plated. Along with this, another attraction of the temple is a waterfall namely Papanasam and a park.

Located at an altitude of 853 m from the sea level, the temple can be reached by using vehicle or by foot.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Poornima Vanni

Poornima Vanni5.0/5

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Famous temple with good facilities

Its famous for all over world and in the word first place in highest income of temple some crores of rupees and it is built top of mountains around 5000 steps to walk, or by roadway. Daily lakhs of people visit this temple, such a famous in Andhra Pradesh. All the facilities are provided by authorities surrounding places are also very greenery and full of trees. Here power is generated by wind, the main temple top is coated with gold.

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Sri Venkateswara Temple, Chittoor

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Sri Venkateswara Temple
Sri Venkateswara Temple, Chittoor

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Sri Venkateswara Temple