Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple Tadipatri
Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple Tadipatri has situated on banks of river Penna in the town of Tadipathri. The town is located in Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh. Besides, this is a Hindu-vaishnavite temple and dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara. Likewise to Vithala Temple of Hampi this temple also has Garuda mantapa built as Chariot with rotating granite wheels. The diety Venkateshwara named specifically as Chintala Venkateshwara Swamy because of the god is in tamarind tree. Lord Vishnu, is in the divine form of Venkataramana Swamy.
History of Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple:
During the mid 16th Century, the temple was built during the reign of the Vijayanagara empire. Chinna Timmanayudu, a subordinate of Krishnaraya of Tuluva dynasty, built this temple. On the day of peoples heard a loud noise from the tamarind tree timmanayadu also got a dream. In that dream he seen Lord Vishnu, saying him to a built temple for his idol in the hole of the tamarind tree of loud noise. Therefore, he built the temple in the Vijayanagara style. The temple’s initial structure may belong to the Saluva dynasty, but the entrance towers belong to the Tuluva dynasty.
Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple Tadipatri Timings:
- Morning Timings: 6:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Evening Timings: 4:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
How to reach Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple Tadipatri:
Airway: The nearest airport is Tirupati Airport. By using a car or taxi we can reach Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple Tadipatri 209 km from Tirupati airport.
On Railway: The nearest railway station is Tadipatri Railway Station. It takes 3 km to reach the temple. So, hire a cab or private vehicle to reach the temple.
By Road: However, the town itself has the Bus Station where it connects several main cities.
Officially there is no accommodation available near the Temple. But we can find hotels and resturants only 50 km away from the Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple Tadipatri. Namely
- BGR Residency
- Hotel Masineni Grand
- Manju Hotel