Places To Visit In Srisailam

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Here are the top 16 tourist attractions to see in Srisailam:

1. Pathala Ganga

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2 km
from city center
1 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

As the River Krishna turns down hill, it is surrounded by a certain spirituality in the air. Enjoy the sceneries around you and take a dip into these sacred waters, believed to have medicinal properties for healing skin diseases.

2. Srisailam Tiger Reserve

Must visit 3.4 /5

20 km
from city center
2 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

The total area of this tiger reserve is 3568 acres, making it one of the largest tiger reserves in India. Srisailam Dam and Nagarjunasagar Dam are also located in the reserve area.

3. Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

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0 km
from city center
3 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

On the southern bank of River Krishna, is a temple, the town Srisailam is known for. The Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, is the most celebrated temple of the town and finds it roots 6 centuries in history, when it was built by King Harihara Raya of Vijayanagar.

4. Akkamahadevi Caves

Must visit 3.4 /5

10 km
from city center
4 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

Take a boat ride through the Krishna River with sceneries, forests and hills all around to reach the Akkamahadevi Caves. Carry a few torches or candles, since these caves are usually pitch dark inside. Immersed in the darkness, find a sacred Shiva Linga inside the caves.

5. Srisailam Dam

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3 km
from city center
5 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

One of the main centers of attraction for the town, the Srisailam Dam is also one of the 12 largest hydroelectric projects in India and something one must not miss, while here.

6. Shikaresvara Temple, Srisailam

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6 km
from city center
6 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

At the highest point of Srisailam, referred to as Sikharam, one finds a temple dedicated to Sikhareswara Swamy, watching over the landscapes and a pristine River Krishna flowing below.

7. Bhramaramba Devi Temple

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0 km
from city center
7 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

On the banks of River Krishna, over the Nallamala hills is the Bhramaramba Devi Temple, dedicated to Goddess Parvati. The complex is inside the Mallikarjuna Swamy temple itself.

8. Lingala Gattu

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5 km
from city center
8 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

The devotion towards Lord Shiva, that Srisailam is known for, finds its way to the banks of Krishna River as well. A rocky bank of this river has each of its rocks, believed to be an image of Lord Shiva. The belief also grants the bank its name, 'Lingala Gattu'.

9. Hemareddy Mallamma Temple

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1 km
from city center
9 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

A recent addition to the temples of Srisailam is the Hemareddy Mallamma Temple, located close to the Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple. The temple also has an ashram neighboring it. With intriguing stories and legends, the temple is a fascinating experience offered by Srisailam.

10. Shopping in Srisailam

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1 km
from city center
10 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

There aren't too many elaborate shopping complexes or novel specialties here. One can however, take home some honey collected by the tribes and packaged by the state government, available for sale at the Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum

11. Sakshi Ganapati Temple, Srisailam

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2 km
from city center
11 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

The Sakshi Ganapati Temple has been beautifully located at the hill town of Srisailam. It's placed amongst the backdrop of picturesque natural settings and enshrines a black idol of Lord Ganesha.

12. Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
12 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

Find yourself fascinated as you witness instances of the livelihoods and cultures of the tribes of Andhra Pradesh at the Chenchu Lakshmi Museum. Also, honey collected by the tribes and packaged by the state government is also available at the museum for sale and is a true specialty to take back home.

13. Hathakesvara Temple

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3 km
from city center
13 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

A modest temple, housing a Shiva Linga, tends to be one of the most frequently visited temples, by the locals. The temple is said to at the same place as where Sri Sankaracharya, a revered saint created one of his philosophical texts.

14. Octopus View Point

14 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

Octopus View Point is one of the latest additions to the tourist attractions in Srisailam in Andhra Pradesh. The view point is located 5 km before Domalpenta and offers amazing views of the adjoining forests, enchanting gorges and the mesmerising backwaters of Krishna River. Octopus View Point has been named so because of Krishna River down below that looks like an octopus spread between the hillocks. It provides a spectacular bird’s eye view of the entire valley below. In addition to that, there is a regular safari tour conducted by the reserve that is the major highlight of the place.

15. Paladhara Panchadara

15 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

Paladhara Panchadara is a beautiful scenic spot that is located around 4 km from Srisailam in Andhra Pradesh. The spot can be reached by a flight of stairs that leads to an infusion of several streams. The gurgling of streams along with the beauteous natural environment surrounding the place makes it the most perfect spot to reflect and unwind. Besides, it also holds a significant religious importance as the name of the central stream Paladhara Panchadara is derived from the Hindu God Lord Shiva. It is believed that the stream was named after the one originating from Lord Shiva’s forehead- ‘pala’ means ‘forehead’ and ‘dhara’ means ‘stream’.

16. Ista Kameswari Temple

12 km
from city center
16 out of 16
places to visit in Srisailam

Situated at a distance of 20 km from Srisailam in Andhra Pradesh, Ista Kameswari Temple is a revered Hindu temple dedicated to an avatar of Goddess Parvati- Goddess Istakameswari. Dating back to somewhere between the 8th and 10th century, the temple is based in the middle of a lush green forest and boasts of stunning landscape. Known to have a striking architecture and beautiful designs, the temple is not only visited by devotees but also by history and architecture enthusiasts.

FAQs on Srisailam

How can I commute within Srisailam?

For the nature lovers, Srisailam leaves an immense pleasure as you can travel through deep forests. Buses and cabs are available. However, you can easly travel on foot.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Srisailam?

The top sightseeing places in Srisailam are Pathala Ganga, Srisailam Tiger Reserve, Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, Akkamahadevi Caves, Srisailam Dam, Shikaresvara Temple, Srisailam.
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