Top Religious Places in Andhra Pradesh

Here is the list of 17 Top Religious Places in Andhra Pradesh

1. Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh - Andhra's temple town

Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh - Andhra's temple town
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Known For : Sri Venkateswara Temple Akasaganga Teertham Silathoranam

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The very name Tirupati is enough to evoke strong spiritual feelings, and while the name ‘God’s Abode’ indeed does justice to the place, Tirupati has quite a few other tourist attractions as well that make it a city worth visiting. Situated in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati is one of the most popular pilgrimage centres in the country. Home to many heritage sites, and a plethora of ancient temples and monuments, Tirupati is one of the oldest cities of India, and finds mention in plenty of ancient texts.

Best Time: September to March

40 Tirupati Attractions

2. Samalkot, Andhra Pradesh

Samalkot, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Kumararama Bheemeshwara Swamy Temple Thalupulamma Thalli Kakinada

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Samalkot is a small quaint town with a charm that can only be experienced by visiting it. Situated in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, this place is regarded as holy by the devotees of Lord Shiva.

Best Time: October to March

7 Samalkot Attractions

3. Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh - The abode of Saythya Sai Baba

Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh - The abode of Saythya Sai Baba
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Known For : Chaitanya Jyoti Museum Sathya Sai Ashram Wish Fullfilling Tree

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The holy abode of the apocryphal figure, Saythya Sai Baba, Puttaparthi is a town which takes you back to the days of ashrams and the ways of living in those times with an equal influence of the present.

Best Time: September to February

13 Puttaparthi Attractions

4. Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh

Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Srikalahasteeswara Temple Veyilingala Kona Waterfall Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple

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Located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, the holy city of Srikalahasti is a popular tourist destination due to its famous Srikalahasti Temple, one of the most important Shiva temples of South India built during the ancient Pallava period. Overflowing with rich and vivacious yesteryears, this place has showcased its potential to allure the visitors with its extravagant shrines and pristine beauty.

Best Time: July to March

9 Srikalahasti Attractions

5. Mantralayam, Andhra Pradesh

Mantralayam, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Raghavendra Swami Temple Panchamukhi Anjaneya Temple

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Mantralayam is a holy town situated 74 km from Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh and 250 km from its state capital, Hyderabad. It is located near the border of Karnataka and on the banks of the river Tungabhadra. Mantralayam is known for Sri Guru Raghavendra Swami, a saint who entered into a samadhi alive in front of his disciples in 17th Century. He was a Madhwa saint who is considered to be a reincarnation of Prahlada (A daitya king who was saved by Lord Vishnu's Narasimha avatar).

Best Time: October to March

2 Mantralayam Attractions

6. Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh - The Heritage Haven of Andhra

Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh - The Heritage Haven of Andhra
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Known For : Ahobilam Temple ISKCON Temple, Anantapur Bugga Ramalingeswara Swami Temple

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Reverberating with flashes of India's glorious history, Anantapuram is a must visit if history and heritage fascinates you.

Best Time: November to February

12 Anantapur Attractions

7. Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh

Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Sri Venkateshwara National Park Srikalahasti Temple Nagalapuram

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Steeped in religion, devotion and architecture, Chittoor is a place that everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime.

Best Time: September to February

11 Chittoor Attractions

8. Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh - The Abode of Jyotirlinga of Andhra Pradesh

Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh - The Abode of Jyotirlinga of Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Pathala Ganga Srisailam Tiger Reserve Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

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Srisailam is a celebrated hill town set on a lofty natural setting on the banks of the River Krishna, in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. Srisailam is identified with its many ancient temples including a Jyotirlinga, a wildlife sanctuary and a dam.

Best Time: October to February

16 Srisailam Attractions

9. Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh

Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Veerabhadra Temple Lepakshi Temple Nandi Bull and Paintings

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Lepakshi is a small quaint village with a trail of several great kingdoms that once ruled the area. Lepakshi was founded in 1535 AD by Maharaja Aliya Rama Raya of the Vijayanagara empire. Located in Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh and 120 km from Bangalore,  this place is a trove of several fascinating archaeological sites, beautiful ancient temples and rich culture.

Best Time: September to February

4 Lepakshi Attractions

10. Machelipatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Machelipatnam, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Manginapudi Beach Panduranga Swamy Temple The Lighthouse

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The port town of Machelipatnam nestled on the banks of River Krishna is one of the most popular tourist attractions of South India. Steeped in rich historical past, the town still reflects the footprint of several foreign invaders in the country.

Best Time: October to March

10 Machelipatnam Attractions

11. Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh

Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Vizianagaram Saripalli Gosthani Sarovar Vihar

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Lying close to the coastline of Bay of Bengal beside the enchanting Eastern Ghats, Vizianagaram is a city blessed with picturesque vistas, mysticism of spirituality and rich cultural heritage. Deriving its name from the princely state of Vizianagaram, the name in Telugu means 'City of Victory'.

Best Time: October to March

12 Vizianagaram Attractions

12. Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and Ethipothala Falls Kondaveedu Uppalapadu Nature Conservation

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Guntur houses the newly coined Andhra Capital of Amravathi, which lies about 30 km away. It serves as the administrative headquarters of Guntur district and has some unique distinctions to its name, having the largest chilli market yard in Asia being one of them. Guntur is also the third most populous town in Andhra Pradesh. With a busy industrial activity scenario, it forms part of the prominent Vishakhapatnam-Guntur Industrial corridor.  It lies on the banks of River Krishna which melts into the sea further along the way. The city takes credit for housing the only Buddhist pilgrimage in South India which is situated in Amravathi.

Best Time: October to March

13 Guntur Attractions

13. Rajahamundry, Andhra Pradesh

Rajahamundry, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Papi Hills Pattiseema Godavari Bridge

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Founded in the 19th century by Chalukya king Raja Raja Narendra after whom it was named Rajamahendri or Rajamahendravaram but now is known as Rajahamundry.

Best Time: October to March

12 Rajahamundry Attractions

14. Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh - The Place Of Victory

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh - The Place Of Victory
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Known For : Bhavani Island Kanaka Durga Temple Undavalli Caves

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With scrumptious fruits, sensational sweets and scenic marvels, Vijayawada literally translates to 'The Place of Victory'.

Best Time: September to March

27 Vijayawada Attractions

15. Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Ramalingeswara Temple Narasimhaswamy Temple Patu Ru

Nellore is a beautiful city lying on the banks of River Penna, a Municipal Corporation in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Anciently known as Vikrama Simhapuri, it derived its name from "Nelluru", a combination of Tamil words "Nel" and "Ooru" where Nel stands for Paddy and Ooru means Place.

Best Time: October to February

7 Nellore Attractions

16. Nagarjunakonda, Andhra Pradesh

Nagarjunakonda, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : Nagarjunakonda Caves/ Museum Dhamma Nagajjuna Kaman Bazaar

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Nagarjunakonda or Nagajuna Hills is located 150 km from Hyderabad, near the Nagarjuna Sagar Reservoir in the Nalgonda District of Andhra Pradesh. Excavations have revealed that Buddhist civilizations existed here almost 1800 years ago, scriptures and artifacts have been found to give evidence of this fact.

Best Time: October to March

5 Nagarjunakonda Attractions

17. Ananthagiri, Andhra Pradesh

Ananthagiri, Andhra Pradesh
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Known For : The Borra Hills and Caves Araku Tribal Museum Musi River

Set amid the Eastern Ghats, Ananthagiri is a beautiful retreat where majestic hills in the backdrop flirt with clouds all the time.

Best Time: October to March

10 Ananthagiri Attractions

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