Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

About Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple:

Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple, Simhachalam is a Hindu temple situated on the Simhachalam Hill Range, which is 300 metres above the sea level in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is dedicated to Vishnu, who is worshipped there as Varaha Narasimha. As per the temple’s legend, Vishnu manifested in this form after saving his devotee Prahlada from a murder attempt by the latter’s father Hiranyakashipu. Except on Akshaya Trutiya, the idol of Varaha Narasimha is covered with sandalwood paste throughout the year, which makes it resemble a linga.

Simhachalam is the second-largest temple, after Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh. Simhachalam temple resembles a fortress from outside with three outer courtyards and five gateways. The architecture is a mixture of the styles of the Kalinga Architecture, Chalukyas, Kakatiyas, and the Great Cholas.

 

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A place of worship and Ancient place
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, May, June, July, Summer, August, September, Monsoon, October, November, Autumn
Location: Simhachalam, Andhra Pradesh, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Visakhapatnam Airport

The nearest Airport Visakhapatnam Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Visakhapatnam Airport to Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is 13.5Kms

Railway Station: Visakhapatnam Railway station

The nearest Railway station Visakhapatnam railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Visakhapatnam railway station to Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is 20.1Kms

Bus Stand: Simhachalam Bus Stand

The nearest Bus Stand is Simhachalam Bus Stand. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Simhachalam Bus Stand to Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is 4.3Kms

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