This is one of the most sacred places in the world, people come across the world to visit Lord Vishnu who is incarnated in the form of Venkateswara or Srinivasa or Balaji. The construction of this temple is one of the immense ideas; the temple is located in Tirupati Andhra Pradesh.
The people worship the Deity with great devotion from all over the world come to this temple to pay their homage. It is located at the southern banks of Sri Swami Pushkarin, the greatness of the shrine is till date by the religious saints and also called the Sri Venkateswara temple, it is one of the richest temples in the world, and the divine deity inside the shrine is bejeweled with gold and diamonds, the doors and walls of the temples are engraved with precious and semi-precious stones.
To manage all affairs of the temple, Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam is charging, the workers in the temple will take care of the well being of pilgrims and sees the temple always clean. The animal killing is strictly prohibited in the temple premises.
The temple is available in between 2:30 to 1:30 am every day; this temple will be opened for 365 days.
Every visitor can go inside the temple to have a glance at the holy deity. If you want a special darshan then you need to pay the amount of Rs 20 per head. If in the case for V.I.P Darshan have to pay an amount of Rs 100 per head.
Other temples in the same premises:
There are many temples within the Tirupati temples and Shrines like Structures like Potu, the main Shrine, padi kavali maha Dwara, Tirumala Raya Mandapam, Sri Narasimha Swami Shrine, Sampangi Pradaskshinam Krishna Devaraya Mandapam, Ranga Mandapam, Vimana Pradakshanam, Ania Mahal, Dhwajastamba Mandapam, Nadimi padi kavali, sri Varadaraja Swami Shine, Sankeertana Bhandara, Bangaru Bavi, Snapana Mandapam, Ramar Meda. Kalyana Mandapam, Mukkoti Pradakshanam, Garbha Gruham, Sri Ramanuja shrine.
Festivals in Temple:
Tirupati temple celebrates the famous festivals within the temple premises Brahmostavam festival is the popular occasion in this temple with great fanfare and excitement, more than 50,000 visitors attained to have blessings every year. The ancient temple is said to have lots of historical and religious importance visit this temple and witness the magnificence yourself.
- Sri Kalatheeswara swami temple, this temple is 40-45 km away from Tirupati, it opens at 5 am and closes at 9 pm daily
- Sri varasidhi Vinayaka temple, Kanipakam- Swayambhu Vinayaka Idol which grows year by year this temple is 75 km away from Tirupati
- Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swami, Narayanavanam- this place has a special history, the place where Lord Venkateswara married goddess Padhmavathi Devi. This temple is about 40 km from Tirupati.
Reach the Tirupati Temple:
The visitors can consider three ways to reach the temple-
Through the facility of the airport from Tirupati to Tirumala it takes about 16 km.
If you want to choose the Railway station 26 km to reach the temple destination.
In case you choice Bus it takes all round 22 km to reach.
There are several large choultries with free rooms to stay in reasonable comfort all are free including water and electricity bills, those who want to know about they can consider the Central Reception office.
- Sri Padmavati guest house located at Tirumala
- Sri Venkateswara guest house located at Tirumala
- Varaha Swami guest house, Rambagicha, HUDC, Travellers Bungalows cottage
- Marriages halls and cottages.
Tirumala Tirupati Balaji temple, Konetikatta Street,
Tiruchanoor, alivelu Mangapuram, Tirupati,
Andhra Pradesh, 517503, India
Contact number: +(91)- 877-22-33333.