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About Venkateswara Temple

The Tirumala temple was built in 300 BC and is known by different names like Tirupati temple, Sri Venkateswara swamy temple and Tirupati Balaji temple. It is located at the hills of Seschachalam which is almost 853 meters above the sea level and it is believed that the Seschachalam hills have seven peak which depicts the heads of Adisesha, and Tirumala Temple is situated in the seventh peak named Venkatadri. The main attraction of this temple is the sculpture of Lord Venkateswara that is carved so beautifully on a granite stone and it is believed that Lord Vishnu appeared there to protect mankind from evil. Tirumala is one of the most affluent, wealthy and prosperous temples of the world and almost 50 thousand to one lakh people visit there daily to take blessings of lord Venkateswara. The donation given by the people is so much that it has made the temple one of the richest temples of the world. The temple consists of another part that is the Garbhagira and is also known as Ananda Nilayam, in this part various idols of Lord Krishna, Lord Ram and Goddess Sita, Bali Beram ,Utsava Beram , Snapana Beram are kept. There are various festivals that are celebrated with full enthusiasm and zeal, one of them is Bhramautsav during which around 5 lakh people visit the temple and make it one of the most visited holy place of the world. Weekly sevas are organised in which people enjoy the bhajan and offer food to the poor and needy people. There is a huge Statue of lord Shiva that adds beauty to the architecture of the temple. A special prasad of ladoo is offered to lord Venkateswara and daily pujas UshaKala puja, Madhyahna puja and Nisi puja are organised by the priest that refreshes and rejuvenates the people and help them in gaining positivity around them. It is a wonderful temple and one should visit it to see the fine structure and to know about the ancient history of around 13th century.

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  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Footwear
  • Allowed Camera

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