Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple




Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple in Amaravati town is dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of Amaralingeswara Swamy or Amareswara Swamy along with his consort Bala Chamundika. Amaravati Temple exhibits the Dravidian style of architecture, built on a small hammock, known as Krouncha Shaila. There are four gopurams encircling the shrine along with a Vimana, all built in the Dravidian way. The Shiva idol is very Tall and has a red stain on top. It is said that the lingam was continuously growing in size and a nail was hammered in at the top to stop its growth.

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