- Venkateswara Temple
If you are looking forward for a pilgrimage, you need to book your next vacation with our Tirupati Tours. Tirupati is a far-familiar temple town which is situated in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. The serenity, the lush greenery, the divinity in the air and the warm hearted people, enjoy each single day of your Tirupati Tour. One of the major attractions is the Sri Venkateshwara Temple which is purely consecrated to Lord Vishnu. If you are planning a pilgrimage for your next vacation you need to book your Tirupati Tour right away.
Tirupati Balaji Temple (Sri Venkateswara Temple):
As you take your Tirupati Tour you will be able to engulf the spiritual divinity of the land. This temple town is an exciting and awe-inspiring tourism spot. You will be amazed to see that the city will be all the time awake and it never sleeps. Pilgrims visiting the place can make their dharshan to visit the Lord Vishnu, either by availing special Sevas or free dharma dharshan. The seva time will start from 3 am morning and it finishes around 12 pm night. So book your Tirupati Tour with us and seek salvation for your soul.
Major Attractions of Tirupati Tour:
This is the major attraction on your Tirupati Tour. This is the main, most prominent, most revered and most visited tourist destination. The Sri Venkateswara Temple, more popularly known as Tirupati Balaji Temple is located atop the Tirumala Hill. Visit this place and marvel at the mesmerizing idol of the Lord which is made completely of gold and ornamented with a magnificent crown. Built as per the Dravidian style of architecture, Venkateswara Temple stands adorned with a splendid gopuram and a beautiful vimana (cupola). The temple claims the distinction of being the richest temple of the world today.
Sri Govindrajaswamy Temple:
After Tirupati Balaji Temple, Sri Govindrajaswamy Temple is the shrine that you should not miss out on your Tirupati Tour. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu's incarnation, Lord Krishna. However, there are also temples of Sri Andal, Sri Parthasarathy and Sri Venkateswara inside its premises. The temple was sanctified by Saint Ramanujacharya in the year 1130 and has been attracting devotees since then. Visit this temple and get bewildered by its huge and magnificent spire.
Sri Kapileswaraswami Temple:
Sri Kapileswaraswami Temple is the lone temple in Tirupati that is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This magnificent temple is located at the base of the Tirumala Hills and has been adorned with exquisite architectural beauty. One of the major attractions of the temple comprises of Kapila Teertham, a natural waterfall that is also known as Alwar Teertham.
Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple:
Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple is another popular shrine which you must visit while on your Tirupati Tour. This temple is situated right in the middle of Tirupati. This ancient temple was built way back in the 10th century. The temple is dedicated to the 'Ram Parivar', comprising of Lord Rama, Mata Sita and Shri Lakshmana. As per the local legends, Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple was built to commemorate the journey of Lord Rama to Tirupati. The construction work of the temple was done under the aegis of a Chola king. Standing opposite the temple is the shrine dedicated to Lord Anjaneyaswami (Hanuman), making the 'Ram Parivar' complete.
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple:
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami temple, as the name suggests, is dedicated to Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swami. This temple is situated in Srinivasa Mangapuram, on Tirupati-Madanapalli Road, at a distance of around 12 km from Tirupati. As you take a Tirupati Tour you will get to know the legend that Venkateswaraswami stayed on the banks of the river Kalyani for six months, while proceeding to Tirumala Hills. This happened after his Kalyanam with Goddesses Padmavathi Devi, at Narayana Vanam.
Another popular attraction on your Tirupati Tour is located at a distance of around 5 Kms from the main town. This temple is known for being home to the temple of Sri Padmavathi Devi (Goddess Lakshmi), the consort of Sri Venkateswara. It is said that a visit to Tirupati temple is incomplete without a visit to Sri Padmavati Devi Temple. Other attractions of Trichanur include Sri Krishnaswamy Temple, Sri Sundara Rajaswamivari Temple and Sri Suryanarayana Swamivari Temple.
How to Reach
By Air: The nearest airport to Tirupati is Renigunta. It is 10 Kms from Tirupati.
By Train: The nearest railway junction to Tirupati is Renigunta. It is 10 Kms from Tirupati.
By Bus: Tirupati is well connected to Hyderabad, Vijaywada, Chennai, Bangalore and Visakhapatnam through excellent roadways.