Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

About Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple:

Simhachalam is one of the 32 Narasimha temples in Andhra Pradesh which are important pilgrimage centres. It was regarded as an important centre of Vaishnavism in the medieval period along with Srikurmam and others. The earliest inscription at the temple belongs to 11th-century CE recording the gift by a private individual in the era of Chola king Kulottunga I. 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.The temple faces west instead of east, signifying victory.

Simhachalam is the second-largest temple, after Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh, in terms of income earned. Devotees believe that the deity is capable of giving progeny to women and fulfilling the wishes of devotees. Kalyanotsava and Chandanotsava are the two major festivals celebrated in the temple, followed by Narasimha Jayanti, Navaratrotsava and Kamadahana.

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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
Location: Visakhapatnam, 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 Junction railway station

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

Bus Stand: Visakhapatnam Bus Stand

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

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