List of Hindu temples in Tirupati

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Tirupati is a city in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipal corporation and the headquarters of Tirupati (urban) mandal, and of the Tirupati revenue division.

Tirupati is home for famous Vaishnavite shrine Venkateswara Temple and many other ancient temples.


Name of the temple Deity Location Picture Timeline Description
Venkateswara Temple Venkateswara Tirumala Tirumala Venkateswara temple entrance 09062015.JPG Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is one of the world's richest and famous Vaishnavite temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara.[1] The temple is situated at an elevation of 853 metres on Tirumala Hills of Seshachalam Hill ranges.
Padmavathi Temple Padmavati Tiruchanur Padmavathi Ammavari Temple.JPG Sri Padmavathi Temple at Tiruchanur is the temple dedicated to Goddess Alamelu (Padmavathi) or Alamelumanga, the wife of Lord Venkateswara. Tiruchanur, a suburb of Tirupati is at a distance of 5 km. There is also a temple dedicated to Lord Surya Narayana in front of Pushkarini.
Govindaraja Temple Govindaraja Tirupati Tirupathi (6337140675).jpg 1130 AD Govindaraja Temple is the temple dedicated to Sri Govindaraja Swamy who is believed to be brother of Lord Venkateswara. The temple was consecrated in the year 1130 AD by Vaishnavite, Saint Ramanujacharya. Before Sri Govindaraja Swamy, Sri Parthasarathy Swamy was the presiding deity of the temple. The temple was situated at the heart of the city. It has tall seven storied outer Gopuram with 11 kalasas and dated back to 14-15th century. This temple is one of the huge temples in Chittoor district.[2]
Kapila Theertham Kapileswara and Kamakshi Tirupati Kapilatheertam.jpg Unknown Kapila Theertham is the holy water falls in Tirupati named after Kapila Muni. It hosts Kapileswara Temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the deity is referred to as Kapileswara. The water falls directly fall from the hill rocks into the pond opposite to the temple. The temple and the falls are considered highly devotional. The greatness of the temple deity was found in the Kulothunga Chola Inscriptions of the 10th century.
Kodandarama Temple Rama, Sita and Lakshmana Tirupati KodhandaRamarTemple.jpg 10th Century The 10th century temple is dedicated to Lord Rama, an incarnation of Vishnu, along with Sita and Lakshmana. According to Varaha Purana, during Treta Yuga, Rama resided here along with Sita and Lakshmana on his return from Lankapuri.[3]
Tataiahgunta gangamma Temple Gangamma Tirupati Tataiahgunta gangamma Temple alaya vimanam.jpg Thathayyagunta Gangamma Temple is the temple dedicated to Goddess Gangamma, Gramadevata of Tirupati. The temple is one of the ancient and is at the heart of the city. Tirupati Ganga Jatara celebrated every year in the month of may is the most auspiciuos occasion celebrated in this temple. The temple activities are looked after by Thathayya Gunta Gangamma Devastanam.[4]
Kalyana Venkateswara Temple Kalyana Venkateswara Srinivasamangapuram Srinivasamangapuram Temple Tirupati.jpg This temple is at a distance of 12 km from Tirupati. It is believed that Lord Venkateswara stayed here for 6 months after marriage, before moving to Tirumala.
Prasanna Venkateswara Temple Prasanna Venkateswara Appalayagunta Appalayagunta Temple vimanam.jpg 1232 AD This temple is at a distance of 16 km from Tirupati. The right hand(hasta) of presiding deity will be in prasanna(Abhaya-blessing) posture instead of usual varada posture in other venkateswara temples and hence the temple got the name Prasanna Venkateswara temple.
Parasurameswara Temple Shiva Gudimallam File:This Lingam.jpg 3rd Century BCE[5] The Shiva Linga in this temple is supposed to be the earliest Linga discovered so far.[5] This is one of the five ancient Shiva temples on the bank of Swarnamuki River
Agatheeswara Temple Shiva Tondavada(Mukkoti) Agasteeswara Temple, Mukkoti, Tirupati.jpg This temple is 10 km away from Tirupati. Shiva Linga in this Temple is believed to be installed by sage Agastya.[citation needed] This is one of the five ancient Shiva temples on the bank of Swarnamuki River.
Parasareswara Temple Shiva Yogimallavaram This temple is in Tiruchanur and is 3 km away from Tirupati. This is one of the five ancient Shiva temples on the bank of Swarnamuki River
Radha Govindha Mandir(ISCKON) Krishna, Radha and Ashtabharyas Tirupati ISKCON Tirupathi.jpg 1984(Old Temple)

2005(Lotus Temple)

This temple is also referred to as Lotus Temple because of its design and also as Hare Krishna Temple.
Kodandarama Temple, Chandragiri Rama, Sita, Lakshmana, Bharata, Shatrughna, Hanuman and Garuda Chandragiri 16th Century A temple dedicated to Rama, where idols of Rama, Sita, Lakshmana, Bharata, Shatrughna, flanked by Hanuman and Garuda on either side can be seen on a single pedestal(Eka peetam)[6]
Kalyana Venkateswara Temple, Narayanavanam Sri Kalyana Venkateswara and Padmavathi thayar Narayanavanam 16th Century Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswamy Temple is a Hindu-Vaishnavite temple situated at Narayanavanam, a town in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh state, India. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Kalyana Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu. The temple is situated at 2 km east of Puttur and 45 km south of Tirupati. It is believed that Lord Venkateswara married Padmavati at this place and then moved to Tirumala.


Nearby Temples[edit]

Srikalahasti Temple Srikalahasti Temple is a 5th-century temple of Lord Shiva, as Kalahastiswara, situated on the banks of the River Swarnamukhi. It is 36 kilometres (22 mi) from Tirupati, and is connected by frequent buses. The renowned devotee of Lord Shiva, Kannappa, attained salvation there. It is famous for its Vayu linga, one of the Panchabhoota Sthalams, representing wind. The temple is also associated with Rahu and Kethu (of the nine grahams or celestial bodies in the Indian astrological scheme).

(Location 13°44'59.0"N 79°41'53.7"E)

Kanipakam Temple, Kanipakam

Vinayaka Temple or Sri Varasidhi Vinayaka Swamy Temple is a Hindu temple of Ganesha. It is located at Kanipakam in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India.[1] The temple is about 11 km from Chittoor and 68 km from Tirupati.

See also[edit]


  1. "Record collection of Rs 5.73 crore at Tirumala". The Times of India. Tirumala. 2 April 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  2. "Sri Govindaraja Swamy Temple". Archived from the original on 9 October 2015. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  3. "Lord Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple in Tirupati and Sri Pattabhiramalayam Temple at Valmikipuram Gear up for Annual Mega Fete-special Story". Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  4. "'Ganga Jatara' off to a colourful start". Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Doniger, Wendy (October 2009). The Hindus: An Alternataive History. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 22,23. ISBN 9780199593347.
  6. "TTD takes over Chandragiri temple". The Hindu. 25 September 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
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