Tirupati Venkateswara Temple is one of two divya desams in Andhra Pradesh, India. Thousands of devotees visit this shrine to have a glimpse of the divinely auspicious idol of Lord Venkateswara even for a moment. Tirumala is Kaliyuga Vaikuntam. It is in the top list of Hindu shrines. Besides Tirumala temple there are many places to visit and appreciate in Tirumala hills. Here is the list of Tirumala top 10 places to visit.
Kakinada is Headquarters of The East Godavari District,known as rice bowl of Andhra Pradesh.It always enchantes tourists with its lush paddy fields and coconut groves swaying in the breeze which appear to dance.Birds chirping and streams gurgling makes us to visit its beautiful lakes,rivers,Islands and wild life sanctuaries.Historical years old Temples take you to divinity origin.It's rich and wonderful blend of nature as well as heritage invites us. Also it has a rich historical past.An integral part Chalukyan and Mauryan kingdoms takes us to the epic age.From heritage to temples, this city has it all.Discover the raw Beauty&experience the wilderness in travel.Come have a Glipse.
Kakinada famous for
It is one of top city that is using piped gas supply for domestic purposes due to the presence of oil&gas refineries.It's ONGC’s eastern offshore asset.JNTU Kakinada campus(110 acre) is famous.PG government college(1884)has some recognized students includes PV(former P.M) Narasimha Rao&Devulapalli Krishnasastri.Brahma sri chaganti Koteswara rao garu popular for Pravachanams about Sanathana Dharma.Finally don't miss Andhra food from Subbayyagari hotel,Kakinada kaja-sugar syrup filled sweet&sea food.
1.Annavaram satyanarayana swamy temple-45km from Kakinada.It is one of top Kakinada tourist places.
2.Then we visited Samarlakota Kumara Bheemeswara swamy temple one of pancharams.This is 15 km from Kakinada.
3.Pithapuram-16km from Kakinada.Puroohutika Devi temple-10 th Shakti peeta(shrines)of 18.Also it is called as pada gaya Kshetra,one 3 Gaya temples of India.This temple has one of 5 madhaveswara shrines in India&Datta Kshetra.
Bheemeswara swamy temple ,it is one of Pancharama temples&Trilinga temples.It's 30km from Kakinada
5.Kotipalli Someswara swamy temple.People believe that it is also one of Pancharama Kshetras.It's 45km from Kakinada&12km from Draksharamam.
6.Bikkavolu-Golingeswara swamy temple&Ganesh temples are famous.Gollala Mamidada-Sun temple;Dwarapudi-temples complex are near by.
Bhavannarayana swamy temple is 4km from Kakinada.It is one of 5 Bhavannarayana swamy temples of Telugu states.
8.Uppada&Kakinada beaches are good to enjoy at evenings
9.HOPE ISLAND Kakinada&CORINGA WILD LIFE SANCTUARY
People who want to enjoy nature,these two places are good.Ideal for nature lovers.
Lustrous coconut grooves,beautiful green fields and its resilience takes your breath away.It’s a dream tour destination for all, with enchanting beauty, peace and tranquillity.Magnificent landscape, ancient artistic temples and lavish greenery with backwater just stole your heart,Whether you travel by road,train or boat.A glance at the surrounding countryside will make to call paradise on earth.Sounding like Kerala?It’s mini kerala Konaseema blessed with virgin backwaters and the most scenic places of East Godavari district. Continue reading “konaseema-Tourism | best places to see in East Godavari,A.P.”
Tapeswaram reminds us the delicious Andhra sweets Tapeswaram Kaja-laddu sweet.kaja known for it’s taste which looks as folded mat(layers) looking in light brown colour from outside and wheat colour inside,between which the juice slides from.It makes everyone say,Yum-Yum what a taste!whether a kid or adult.Awesome taste brings water in mouth of every one&make people to buy it,when they think of it.TheTapeswaram kaja became popular and made the village a popular place in Andhra. Continue reading “Tapeswaram Kaja-laddu sweet | famous Andhra sweets online”
Rajahmundry is cultural capital of Andhra Pradesh.It is located in west Godavari dist.Telugu people believe that Telugu language originated in Rajahmundry.The poet Nannaya was responsible for coming up with the Telugu script,which transformed it into a language.The earliest rulers of the region were the Chalukyas.Rajaraja Narendra ruled over Rajahmundry in the 12th century.Archaeological findings suggest that the history of this region may go back even further.
Fomous people born:Nannaya,Kandukuri Veeresalingam garu. Popular:Rajahmundry central jail,Durga cine tone-first telugu studio,Largest Road/rail bridge,host of Godavari Maha Pushkaralu. Food:Puthrekulu,chakkarakeli fruit(banana variety)
In one of my Karthika masam temple trips , I have travelled to Kurnool , Andhra Pradesh with my family . So in a weekend trip we covered places to visit near kurnool district , important temples and top tourist places.