Sri Govindaraja Swamy Temple

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Govindaraja Swamy temple

History:

Sri Govindarajaswami is the elder brother of Lord Balaji. His temple is the main landmark of Tirupati town. It has an imposing Gopuram that can be seen from a distance. Saint Ramanujacharya consecrated the temple in 1130 AD. The festivals and functions are similar to those conducted in the Sri Venkateshwara temple. The annual Brahmotsavam in this temple is celebrated in the month of Vaisakha every year.

Pilgrims must visit this temple without fail. This temple complex includes museum and a cluster of shrines like those of Sri Parthasarathy, Godadevi Aandal and Pundarikavalli. The principal deity is an impressive Sayanamurti (the Lord in a sleeping posture).

Distance: 

It is located at 2 KM from Bus Stand.

How To Reach:

  • Auto
  • 2 Mins Walk From Railway Station
  • 10 Mins Walk From Bus Station
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