Places To Visit In Srikalahasti

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Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Srikalahasti:

1. Srikalahasteeswara Temple

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2 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Srikalahasti

Famed as the Kailash of the south, this is the only temple in India where one can witness Lord Shiva embraced in the form of Vayulinga. With elaborate artwork and designs, each with a history and legend of its own, this is one of the most beautiful religious sites in the town.

2. Veyilingala Kona Waterfall

3.1 /5

7 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Srikalahasti

Literally translating into 'the valley of the thousand lingas', the Veyilingala Kona Waterfall are one of the favorite spots of both locals and visitors.

3. Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple

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from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Srikalahasti

At the centre of the city, is a significant temple dedicated to Lord Murugan. A modest climb of 150 steps take you to the Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, surrounded by flattering views of all that''s around and wide sprawling courtyards.

4. Bharadwaja Tirtham

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Srikalahasti

With hills and streams around, the Bharadwaja Tirtham is a religious site with some of the most beautiful surroundings. The statue of Vinayaka with water all around, makes the spot all the more enchanting. One of the popular attractions of the town, this is a must visit area, while here.

5. Sahasra Linga Temple

3.1 /5

14 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Srikalahasti

Find inside this temple, a sprawling 1000 Shiva lingas carved out of a single idol, granting the temple its name. With a forest and hills around, the temple finds itself in a serene background, making a visit to this area all the more fascinating.

6. Shopping in Srikalahasti

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The town is known for a version of Kalamkari called Srikalamkari or Srikalahasti Kalamkari i.e. hand worked traditional paintings. Find these ethnic artworks at the BP Agraharams or the Sriram Nagar Colony. One can also find a lot of religious items and artifacts here.

7. Bhakta Kannappa Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Srikalahasti

The temple houses an idol of Bhakta Kannappa and is tied to the legend that a tribal youth called Bhakta Kannappa gave his eyes to the Lord Shiva idol in the temple. Respecting his devotion, offerings are made to Bhakta Kannappa before they are to Shiva Linga, in this temple.

8. Durgambika Temple

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from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Srikalahasti

Steps through a hillock, surrounded by wide views takes one to a an ancient dedicated to Goddess Durgambika. Like most areas in the area, this one too finds itself a scenic backdrop and much natural beauty around.

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9. Aadi Krithigai Festival

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places to visit in Srikalahasti

One of the most significant festivals of Tamil Nadu, Aadi Krithigai is the celebration of the powers of Lord Murugan. Devotees offer their prayers with special pujas, yagnas and participating in the chariot processions of Murugan in the hopes of aligning goodness and prosperity with their lives.

FAQs on Srikalahasti

How can I commute within Srikalahasti?

You could travel around on foot. However, the frequency of buses is good and the tickets are cheap. Autos are also available.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Srikalahasti?

The top sightseeing places in Srikalahasti are Srikalahasteeswara Temple, Veyilingala Kona Waterfall, Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, Bharadwaja Tirtham, Sahasra Linga Temple, Shopping in Srikalahasti.

Can you suggest an itinerary for Srikalahasti?

Srikalahasti is a quaint temple town which can be explored in one day. The main reason why people visit this place is for the temples. You can start your day by visiting the famous Sri Kalahasti temple which is a strong example of the architectural brilliance of the past. You can then visit the Veyilingala Kona waterfalls.

While you are there don't forget to visit Gudimallam village housing the famous Parasurameshwara Temple, which is said to be at least 2300 years old. If you get time in the evening, you can shop in the local markets and also don't forget to try the local food.
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