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Lord Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy Temple

Annavaram is famous for Lord Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy temple, Located atop the Ratnagiri Hills on the banks of the river Pampa. One of the most popular temples in Andhra Pradesh. The temple is constructed in two storey, the lower one containing an Yantra and higher one housing of the Idol of the Lord.

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Laxminarayan Temple

The Construction of The Temple

The beautiful Laxminarayan Temple was built circa a.d. 1622 by Vir Singh Deo, but soon fell into disrepair because of inadequate maintenance. Extensively renovated by Prithvi Singh in 1793, the temple has a rectangular plan with four multi-faced projecting bastions at its four corners. Built with lime mortar and bricks, the temple resembles a fort, with slots for cannons to fire at the enemy.


¤ The Intricate Work of The Temple

In the temple are jali (lattice) windows for letting in a bit of su

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Naina Devi Temple

Naina Devi temple, one of the most important Shakti Peeths of India, is situated in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh. Raja Bir Chand got this temple constructed in the 8th century. The popular hill resort located in Himachal Pradesh known by the name of Nainital has been named after the famous Naina Devi Temple. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Naina Devi and is located on top of the Naina Hill in Bilaspur.

The Naina Devi Temple is an important pilgrimage and attracts thousands of devotees from far and near every year. The temple has an interesting legend behind it. It is said that the eye of Goddess Sat

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Tirupati Balaji Temple

Dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara, Tirupati Temple is a must visit for every Hindu Pilgrim. Situated 10 km from the city center of Tirupati, The temple is the richest Hindu temple in entire world and the second most visited pilgrimage destination after Vatican. Thousands of pilgrims pay a visit to the temple every day. It is estimated that the average turnover of the temple easily crosses Rs 5 billion mark every year.

History of Tirupati Temple
There is no document proving what the exact age of Tirupati Temple is. And there are many versions that do the round about its origin. One thing that can be said with certainity is that its was built before 500 A.D

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Nagarjunakonda

Location: Guntur District, near Hyderabad
Highlights: Ancient Buddhist site known for Buddhist architecture like Chaityas, Viharas etc



Nagarjunakonda Andhra PradeshNagarjunakonda is a valley situated in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh. It lies at a distance of approximately 150 km from the capital city of Hydera

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Amravati

Location: 65 Km from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
Founded By: An emissary of Emperor Ashoka
Timings: 10 am to 5 pm (Fridays closed)



The city of Amravati is situated in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It lies on the right bank of River Krishna, at a distance of approximately 65 km from Vijayawada. The erstwhile capital of Satavahana dynasty, it came under the influence of Buddhism through the

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Anandpur Sahib

Anandpur Sahib-the holy City of Bliss-is one of the most important sacred places of the Sikhs and is closely linked with their religious traditions and history. It is located on the lower spurs of the Himalayas surrounded by picturesque natural scenery, with the river Satluj forming a shimmering and shiny blue border on the south west barely four miles away. So far as the historical significance of Anandpur Sahib is concerned, it is second only to Amritsar, the city of Golden Temple. Anandpur Sahib was founded in the year 1664 by the ninth Guru, Sri Guru Teg Bahadur ji, near the ruins of an ancient place, Makhowal. The Guru purchased the site from the r

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Kanjiramattom Mosque

Location : 30 Kms From Kochi
Major Attraction : Kodikuthu Festival
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Vaikom Temple

Parasurama, the mythical founder of Kerala, is said to have built a temple here dedicated to Lord Shiva.

The twelve-day festival of the temple falls in November -December, and is celebrated with classical dance and music performances.

Also famous is the 'Kshetra Kalapeedhom', a school devoted to temple arts.

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