Places to Visit in Tirupati

Tirupati, in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, is situated at the foot of the Tirumala Hills. It is an ancient town associated with the Vaishnava preceptor, Sri Ramanuja. He founded Govindaraja Swamy Temple in 1130 AD and started a small settlement around it and named it Tirupati. Several new shrines like Kodandarama Swamy temple, Narasimha Swamy shrine and Kapileswara Swamy temple were also built in different parts of Tirupati.

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Sri Govindaraja Swami Temple
2 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

The temple is located near the Tirupati railway station. The deity, Sri Govindaraja is in a reclining pose. There are shrines of Sri Andal, Sri Parthasarathi and Sri Venkateswara in the Temple.

Phone No. +91 877 226 4592

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Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple
4 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

The Temple was built to commemorate the visit of Sri Rama, Lakshmana and Sita to Tirupati while returning from Lanka. According to inscriptions, the temple was built Narasimha Mudalyar in A.D.1480.

Phhone No. +91 877 226 4584

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Sri Kapileswaraswamy Temple
6 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

This Shrine for Lord Siva is located about three kilometres from the Tirupati railway station. Kapila Maharshi installed the Sivalinga here, thus, the deity is called Kapileswara.

Phone No. +91 877 226 4587

4

Alamelumangapuram (Tiruchanur)
4 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

Tiruchanur, also known as Alamelumangapuram, located about 5 kms from tirupati is also an ancient holy place. The Temple of Sri Padmavathi Devi, the consort of Lord Venkateswara is situated here.
 
Phone No. +91 877 226 4585 / 226 4586

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Srinivasa Mangapuram (Tiruchanur)
14 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

It is a small village, to the west of Tirupati. Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple is located south-east of this village. Legends say that Lord Venkateswara after his marriage with Padmavathi Devi stayed here.

Phone No. +91 877 226 4588

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Narayanavanam
36 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

Narayanavanam is a small town about 22 kilometres South East of Tirupati. A shrine dedicated to Kalyana Venkateswara is located here. Puranas and legend claim that Lord Venkateswara married Padmavathi Devi here.
 
Phone No. +91 877 226 4588

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Nagalapuram
59 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

The sacred temple dedicated to Lord Veda Narayanaswamy is situated here. Nagalapuram is about 65 kilometres South East of Tirupati. However, its centre of attraction is the temple of Sri Vedanarayana Swamy which, a fine specimen of the Vijayanagar style.

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Karvetinagaram
47 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

Karvetinagaram is near Puttur at a distance of 58 kilometres from Tirupati. The temple here is dedicated to Lord Venugopla Swamy with Rukmini and Satyabhama. This was maintained by the Narayanavanam rulers in the olden days.

Phone No. +91 78577 28768

10

Golden Temple
116 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

Sripuram, the Golden Temple was built in a short span of 7 years. It was inaugurated on August 24, 2007. The consecration ceremony was witnessed by thousands of devotees. Since then, the temple has attracted hundreds of thousands of devotees.

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Iskcon Temple
5 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

Iskcon has grown in spiritual popularly throughout the world and today it is widely recognised by theologians, scholars, students and laymen as a genuine and important organisation for protecting and preserving the spiritual welfare of all.

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Kanipakam Temple
70 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

Kanipakam Vinayaka Temple or Sri Varasidhi Vinayaka Swamy Temple is a Hindu temple of Ganesha. It is located in Kanipakam in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India. This historic temple is in Kanipaakam in Irala Mandal, Chittoor District.

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Srikalahasti Temple
37 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

Srikalahasti Temple is a holy place near Tirupati in the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh. It is located on the banks of the River Swarnamukhi, a tributary of the River Pennar. This temple's main idol is the Vayu (air) Linga.

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S.V. Zoo Park
8 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

The foundation for Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park was laid on 29th September 1987.

Located at the foot of the Seshachalam Hills the park extends over an area of more than 5500 acres (2200 hectares).

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Chandragiri Fort
14 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

Chandragiri, is a suburb of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is also the southern entrance to the Temple city for vehicles going from Bangalore, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Chandragiri is famous for the historical fort, built in the 11th century, and the Raja Mahal (Palace) within it.

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Regional Science Centre 
7 kilometres from Hotel Bliss

The Regional Science Centre at Tirupati is established by the Central Government for the benefit of School Children in particular, and public in general, to create the awareness about the scientific procedures and importance of Science education to human life.