Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh

Anantapur always captivates the visitors with its glorious past and colossal monuments. It has many places and attractions to boast of. Be it striking temples or architectural structures, Ananthapur has many sites to formulate your sightseeing tours. All the ancient temples ring a bell and take you back in the erstwhile times, when the kings and queens used to worship here, in the most lavish manner. Anantapur Sightseeing Tours, Tour to Ananthapur Andhra Pradesh" , anantapur andhra pradesh tours,anantapur tourism A tour to Andhra Pradesh is not complete unless you pay a visit to this city of old-age charms. Following are the major places that should be visited in Anantapur.

Penna Ahobilam
Situated near Anantapur, Penna Ahobilam is renowned for its Lord Narasimha Swamy Temple. The shrine presents a beautiful vista of the bubbling rivulet of Pennar. According to the legends, the temple was constructed on the footprints of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy that measured 5 feet 3 inches. Anantapur Sightseeing Tours, Tour to Ananthapur Andhra Pradesh" , anantapur andhra pradesh tours,anantapur tourism Prominent place for marriage ceremonies, this temple observes an ostentatious car festival every year. Adi Laxmi Devi Temple and Chenchu Laxmi Devi Temple are two other temples in the complex.

Anantasagaram
Anantasagaram is an old reservoir in Anantapur. In fact, the city derived its name from the same tank. Acclaimed as one of the biggest reservoirs in the district, Anantasagaram occupies an area of 2,511 acres in Anantapur and Bukkarayasamudram. A fraction of the tank is known as 'Musalammakatta' and it is said to be named after Musalamma (a lady from Bukkarayasamudram), who sacrificed herself to seal the breach in the tank.

Anantapur, situated in the westernmost part of Andhra Pradesh is the birthplace of famous religious personality Sri Satya Sai Baba. Sri Satya Sai Baba is reckoned as a reincarnation of Shirdi Sai Baba. Anantapur Sightseeing Tours, Tour to Ananthapur Andhra Pradesh" , anantapur andhra pradesh tours,anantapur tourism Anantapur considers as one of the biggest districts of Andhra Pradesh, spreads over the sphere of 19,130 square kilometers. Puttaparthi, the house of Sri Satya Sai Baba, is situated in Anantapur. Moreover Anantapur is surrounded by Kurnool on north,Chittoor & Cuddapah on east and on the west and south by the state of Karnataka.

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Anantapur, entire district is known for the trade of silk in modern industry. The famous tourist attraction of Anantapur is the Lepakshi Temple. Anantapur represents a perfect blend of modernity and sacredness and its religious sites are ready to capture the memorable moments of your voyage.

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