8 attractions you should visit in Anantapur - With photos & details

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Top 8 attractions to explore in Anantapur

It is the largest district in the state by area. The name Anantapur was named after a big tank called Anantasagara which means “Endless Ocean”.Lepakshi, a village in Anantapur District famous for the temple of Vijayanagara architectural style, Monolithic Lepakshi Nandi, and Hanging Pillar, Monolithic Naagalingam.

Aluru konaAluru kona, Talaricheruvu, Andhra Pradesh 515415, India
Waterfalls
Forests

This is a beautiful waterfalls located in the Anantpur district. this waterfall is located nearby a temple and is inside a forest. The clear water and the silent surrounding will refresh your mind.

Chintala Venkataramana Swamy TempleGandhi Katta, Tadipatri, Andhra Pradesh 515411, India
Hindu Temples

Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple is a Hindu-Vaishnavite temple situated at Tadpatri in Anantpur district. The temple is dedicated to lord Venkateswara. It is situated on banks of river Penna which is passing through the town.

Gooty FortGooty, Andhra Pradesh 515401, India
Forts

This is a ruined fort located on a hill in the Gooty town of Andhra pradesh. Situated 300 meters above the ground level. Having been designated as a monument of national importance, Gooty Fort is now a famous attraction alluring visitors owing to its enchanting atmosphere filled with historic ruins.

Kadiri Konda Narasimhaswamy Chenchu Laxmi TempleAnantapuram, Andhra Pradesh 515591, India
Hindu Temples

This is an ancient Hindu temple located in Kadiri, Narasimhaswamy is the presiding deity in the temple. It is believed that the lord Narasimha Swamy is Swayambhu in this place which was emerged from the roots of Kadri tree roots.

Lepakshi Veerabhadra Swamy TempleLepakshi, Andhra Pradesh 515331, India
Hindu Temples
Monuments

Built in the 16th century, This Vijayanagara style temple comes with a profusion of carvings and paintings at almost every exposed surface. t is one of the centrally protected monuments of national importance.

Penna AhobilamPenna Ahobilam, Andhra Pradesh 515812, India
Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

Penna Ahobilam is renowned for its Lord Narasimha Swamy Temple. This shrine was constructed on the footprints of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy that measured 5 ft 3 inches. The shrine also serves as the prominent venue for marriage ceremonies. Within the temple complex, tourists can see Adi Lakshmi Devi Temple and Chenchu Lakshmi Devi Temple.

Penukonda FortAndhra Pradesh 515110
Forts
Notable Architectures

The Penukonda Fort is one of the main attractions of Anantapur. Located at a distance of nearly 70-km from Anantapur, the fort derived its name from the word Penukonda, which literally means big hill.

PuttaparthiPuttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, India
Outdoors- Other

Puttaparthi is a small dusty village located in Anantapur district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. It has now attained international as well as national fame because of the glory of Bhagvan Shri Sathya Sai Baba. In Puttaparthy, Sai Baba Ashram was built by his ardent devotees and is called as "Prashanti Nilayam", which means abode of peace.

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