This is an ancient temple of Lord Shiva situated on the banks of river Swarnamukhi.The renowned devotee of Lord Shiva,Kannappa,attained salvation here. This temple is 38 Kilometers away from Tirupati and is connected by frequent buses.
This temple is situated 5 Kilometers away from Tirupati.This temple houses Lord Venkatesawara who is also known here as Prasanna Venkateswara or Kalyana Venkateswara.Convenient bus connections are available to this place from Tirupati
SRI PADMAVATHI DEVI ALAYAM(ALAMELU MANGAPURAM)
This is a an important temple which is visited by every pilgrim who visits Tirupati.It is located 4 kilometers south of Tirupati.This temple houses the spouses of the Lord, Sri Padmavathi devi(Alamelu Mangamma) and Thayaru.According to the legends ,Goddess Padmavathi was born in a tank called Pushakarini at this place. The temples of Sri Krishna Swamy and Sri Sundara raja Swamy are also inside the complex.
SRI GOVINDA RAJA SWAMY TEMPLE
This temple is in Tirupati and quite near from the railway station.The highlight of the temple is its outer pinnacle(Gaali Gopuram) which is visible from a quite a distance.Apart from Sri Govindaraja Swamy's ,The temple complex also houses the shrines of Andal Ammavaru,Sri Krishna ,Sri Ramanuja Thirumangai Alwar,Sri Vedanta Desika, Sri Lakshmi and Sri Manevala Mahamunlu.The Bramhotsavam of Govindaraja Swamy during the month of may-june( Vaisakha),attracts a large number of devotees every year.
SRI KODANDA RAMA SWAMY TEMPLE
This temple is also situated in Tirupati.This temple houses the Shrines of Lord Rama,Sita and Lakshmana.The beautiful idols of this temple are very famous.Bramhotsavam in this temple takes place in the month of march-april(Falgun).
SRI KAPILESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE
This temple is only temple of Lord Shiva in Tirupati.Pilgrims normaly proceed to Tirumala for Darshan after taking a customary dip in the temple tank.Located amidst beautiful foothills of Tirumala,the place is also known for its natural water falls.
SRI KALAYANA VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE
This temple is located at a place called narayanavanam.According to the legends Lord Venkateswara is believed to have courted and married Goddess Padmavathi Devi here,Hence the Temple of Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy.
The TTD administation runs package tours as well as local buses to all the important temples.The details of the tours can be had from the tourism information counter at Tirumala.
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