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Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple is a major Lord Vishnu temple in Thirumala a major town in Thirupati. It is in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the 108 divya desam – Bhooloka Vaikuntam considered as abode of Vishnu on earth.

It is one of the famous temple and the richest in terms of collection in hundi. It is on a scenic hill and a salubrious climate throughout the year.

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 200 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-50 minutes once inside the temple queue
Open Timings : 5.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Still Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Video Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Moolavar : Srinivasa Perumal
Sthala Vruksham : Sampangi
Theertham : Pushkarani (Gundaaru)
Traditional Name: Venktadri/Garudadri
Padal : 11 Alwars
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Tirupati Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Tirupati Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH71
Nearest Landmark : Tirumala

The temple was built during Cholas ,and later rebuilt by Vijayanagara Kings – Krishna Deva Raya. There are five mandapams and a 5 tier rajagopuram in this temple. Numerous kings and rich people have donate generously to this temple.

The pathway to Tirumala starts at Alipiri and throughout the pathways there are many mandapams, which records history of various kings, rishis and devotees. The pathway covers 11 kms across hills and has 3600 steps. You get free food along the way in Kali Gopuram.

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