Welcome to Tirupathi City
Tirupati is one of the richest pilgrimage cities of any religious faith in the world. Tirupati is famous for Venkateswara Swamy temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north west of Tirupati in the Tirumala hills at an elevation of 853 metres (2,799 ft). One of the most important pilgrimage centers in the world, the temple draws millions of pilgrims and is the busiest pilgrimage center in the world. Tirupati has several temples and is a major economical and educational hub in the southern region of the state.
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Andhra Pradesh is rich in historical monuments. This temple distance from tirupathi to Kanipakam just 81Km and Travelling time: 1hour and 30min. Tirupathi-chandragiri-poothalapattu-kanipakam
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami temple is at Srinivasa Mangapuram situated 12 km to the west of Tirupati.
Tiruchanoor, also known as Alamelumangapuram, is about 5 km from Tirupati. The temple of Sri Padmavathi Devi, the consort of Lord Sri Venkateswara is situated here. It is said that a visit to Tirumala is fruitful only after visiting the Sri Padmavathi Devi temple.
Kapila Theertham is at the foot part of Tirumala hills. This temple lies at north east of Tirupati. It is located within a distance of one km from Alipiri(starting point of Tirumala foot way), 4 to 5 kms from Tirupati railway station and Bus station. Famous ISKCON Lotus temple of Lord Krishna is located from here within a distance of 0.5 km.
Sri Kalahasti temple, situated 36 km away from Tirupati is famous for its Vayu linga, one of the Panchabhoota Sthalams, representing wind. The inner temple was constructed around 5th century and the outer temple was constructed in the 12th century by the Chola kings and the Vijayanagara kings. Vayu is incarnated as Lord Shiva and worshiped as Kalahasteeswara.