Srikalahasteeswara temple

Shiva, Rahu & Ketu



The initial structure of this temple was constructed by the Pallava dynasty in the 5th century. Sri Kalahasti Temple is a 500 year old temple and one of the important ancient Shiva Kshetras (Shiva Temples) of Southern India and popularly known as Dakshina Kailasam. The temple received contributions from various ruling dynasties like Cholas and Vijayanagar Empire. The hundred pillared hall with intricate carvings was commissioned during the regime of Krishnadeva Raya during 1516 AD

Srikalahasti Temple is located in the town of Srikalahasti, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is one of the most famous Shiva temples in South India, and is said to be the site where Kannappa was ready to offer both his eyes to cover blood flowing from the Siva linga before the Lord Siva stopped him and granted him.

How to Visit

There are many ways to reach Srikalahasti. A good transport facility is available to reach out to temple by road through TSRTC or Private Travels services. Vijayawada railway station and Sri Kalahasti railway station are the nearest railway stations. The nearest Domestic Airport is Tirupati Airport or Chittoor Airport to the temple.

Food & Hotels
Lot of 3 star and 5 star hotels available near to temple.

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