Recognised as the Best Heritage city of the country, Tirupati is an impressive spiritual destination. Experience the spiritual devotion journeying through the most frequented temples of Tirupati with our one day Tirupati Local Temple Trip by Car.
A small hill town magnificently set in the striking natural backdrops of revered hills is dotted with several historically significant temples. Visitors would be delighted to witness the strikingly painted sculptures and marvellous murals on the ceilings that illustrate interesting ancient stories. The town teeming with temples is flocked with travellers especially during festivals.
Rivet in the enthralling one day Tirupati local temple tour with a visit to the most revered Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple followed by the visit to Sri Kodandarama Swamy Temple. Continue your exciting trip with the visit to the Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple and Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple. End your inspiring voyage with a visit to the ancient Agastheswara Swamy Temple.
What to Expect
The well designed one day trip gives you an opportunity to witness the most sacred places of worship. A fascinating One Day Tirupati Local Temple Tour takes you to picturesque landmarks that proffer solace and serenity.
One of the most iconic sacred shrines is the Tirupati Venkateswara Temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. Perched on the Venkatadri Hill situated over 853 meters above the sea, it attracts huge crowd of devotees. Tiruchanoor is a sacred place situated at a distance of five km from Tirupati.
More prominent as Alamelu Mangapuram, the small town of Tiruchanoor houses the celebrated Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple which is believed to be visited before visiting Lord Venkateshwara Temple at Tirumala.
Sri Padmavati Amma Varu Temple is revered temple dedicated to Goddess Padmavati, the consort of Lord Venkateshwara. The glorious temple is maintained by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, the same trust that manages the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple at Tirumala.
There are plenty of temples to explore in Tirupati and our one day Tirupati Local Temple Trip by private car have been well crafted to help you discover the key highlights of the stimulating town.
Places to Visit
Kick start your memorable trip with the revered Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple. This stunning spiritual complex located in Tiruchanoor enshrines goddess Padmavati, an incarnation of goddess Lakshmi. Legends state that King Aksharaja and queen Dharanidevi who were devoid of a child performed a Yagna seeking the blessing of obtaining a child.
The couple found a child on a thousand petal lotus, and named her as Padmavathi. The town of Tiruchanoor is more popular as Alarmelmangapuram or Alimelumangapuram where the terms Alar, Mel, Manga, and Puram means Lotus, top, Goddess and town respectively.
Visitors would be astounded with the marvellous structure built in Dravidian style of architecture. The temple in white and gold houses the idol of Goddess Padmavathi in a sitting posture holding lotus in both the upper hands. Other notable shrines are that of Lord Sri Krishna, Balarama, Sundarajan Swami and Suryanarayana Swamy.
Must see \ Things to do: Padma Sarovar the temple tank
Venture into the renowned Kodanarama Swamy temple as the next stop of our one day Tirupati Local Temple trip by private cab. Built by the Cholas in the tenth century, the temple marks the place where Lord Rama resided while returning from Lanka along with Sita and Lakshmana.
Devotees would be delighted to see the graceful idol of Lord Kodanda Rama Swamy who appears with the idol of Lakshmana on its left and Goddess Sita on its right. People also get to worship Vennamuda Krishnaswamy, Sri Chakra Alvar and Utsavamurties. It also houses the Panchberams namely the Mulavarlu, Koutukamurties, Utsavamurties, Snapanamurties and Balamurties.
Must see \ Things to do: Visit the shrine of Lord Hanuman
Head out to Sri Govindaraja Swamy Temple with our insightful One day Tirupati Local Temple tour. Established in the 12th century, the significant temple was consecrated by renowned Saint Ramanujacharya. Beautifully sculpted seven tiered Gopuram greets the visitors to the large temple.
Visitors would marvel at the architectural splendour of the sacred complex. Initially the sacred complex had Lord Parathasarthy as the principal deity. When the Mughals invaded South India, the idol of Govindaraja Swamy of the ancient temple in Chidambaram was brought to Tirupati. It was later taken back to temple at Chidambaram.
Saint Ramanujacharya was asked in his dreams to restore the idol of Lord Govindaraja Swamy in the temple. When he proceeded to the temple, he found that the idol was already there. Since then Lord Govindaraja Swamy is the presiding deity of the sacred temple.
Must see \ Things to do: Idol of Lord Parthasarathy (Lord Krishna as the Charioteer of Arjuna)
Next in the list of our one day Tirupati temple trip is the famous Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple. A glorious temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was named after sage Kapila Muni who installed the Shiva Lingam here.
Situated at the entrance of a mountain cave, it is surrounded by breathtaking landscape. The sacred Kapila Theertham set next to the temple adds charm to the sacred place. It is believed that the Shiva Lingam was self manifested. Built in Chola and Vijayanagara style of architecture the sacred complex has the idol of Nandi in front of the temple.
Must see \ Things to do: Soak in the divinity of the quaint place
One of the captivating sites of our Tirupati temple tour is the magnificent Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple. Witness the ancient temple situated at a distance of 12 km from Tirupati in Srinivasa Mangapuram.
Dedicated to Lord Vishnu the temple is under the control of Archaeological Survey of India. It is believed that Lord Venkateshwara after his marriage with Goddess Padmavati had stayed here for six months. He came to this place seeking Sage Agasthaya’s blessings. It is often visited by newlyweds.
Must see \ Things to do: Pay your obeisance to Lord Kapaleeswara
6. Sri Agastheswara Swamy Temple (Thondavada)
The final destination to visit, with our gratifying one day Tirupati Local Temple Tour is Sri Agastheswara Swamy Temple. Set at the confluence of the sacred rivers, Swarnamukhi, Bhima and Kalyani, the glorious temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva present in the form of Shiva Lingam. As it was installed by the great sage Agasthya Mahamuni, it is more popular as Agastheeswara Lingam.
Pilgrims can enter the premises through any of the three entrances. Sanctum sanctorum is guarded by the magnificently sculpted Dwarapalakas. Goddess Parvati appears in the temple as Vallimata. A noteworthy feature of the temple is the beautiful mandapam constructed in the middle of the river opposite to the sacred temple and accommodates the idols of Lord Ganesha, Balaji and Ayyappa.
Must see \ Things to do: Cherish the magical environ
Our amazing One day Tirupati Local Temple Trip gives you an opportunity to explore the stimulating list of glorious temples in Tirupati and learn about the culture and the rich heritage of the holy town.
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