Religious Places In Chittoor District:
Venkateswara Temple is a landmark Vaishnavite temple situated in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Sri Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu, who is believed to have appeared here to save mankind from trials and troubles of Kali Yuga.One of the holiest places for Hindus. Peaceful and devotional atmosphere will enhance our attachment towards god. Cleanliness is well maintained. One can go without spending any amount. Free accommodation & food available.The temple of Lord Venkateswara was built by Thondaman King and reformed periodically by Cholas, Pandyas and Vijayanagar. The Temple rites were formalized by Ramanujacharya in the 11th Century A.D. These hills are 980 meters above the sea level and is about 10.33 square miles in area. Tirumala temple is next to Vatican city in Rome in terms of income.
Vinayaka Temple or Sri Varasidhi Vinayaka Swamy Temple is a Hindu Temple of Ganesha. It is located at Kanipakam in Chittoor district of Anhra Pradesh. The temple is about 11 km from Chittoor and 68 km from Tirupati.According to legend, there were three brothers who were mute, deaf and blind. They were digging a well to fetch water to their field. The device they were using fell into the well hitting hard object. When they dug further, blood started to gush out of the well and the three got rid of their disabilities. The villagers rushed to the spot and found deity of Ganesha. Villagers dug further, but they were not able to find the base of the deity. The deity sits in the well which is always full of water.
Srikalahasthi is located on the banks of river Swarnamukhi. It is one of the important Saiva Kshetras of South India. The name of the place Srikalahasthi comes from three animals Sri (Spider), Kala (Snake) and Hathi (Elephant) who worshipped shiva and gained salvation here.