Tirupati, Andhra pradesh Overview
Situated in the Chittoor district of the Rayalaseema region of India lies the mythical city of Tirupati, also known as Tirumala and Tirupathi.
Being one of the most ancient and holy cities of India, the city bustles with pilgrims all throughout the year. Tirupati boasts of being
the location of one of the most affluent temples of India, the Venkateswara Swamy Temple dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara. Located on Tirumala Hills
seventh peak, Venkatachala, this magnificent temple of Lord Venkateshwara or 'the Lord of The Seven Hills' is sheltered. This temple is a major
pilgrimage site of India.
This holy city of Tirupati is home to many other temples and monuments with architectural brilliance that attracts tourists from in
and around. Other temples in Tirupati such as Varahaswami Temple located on the banks of Swami Pushkarni and Anjaneyaswami temple, which
is a majestic temple built by the Mahant dynasty are also a must visit. Other than the temples, the beautiful city of Tirupati has much
more to offer. Do visit the famous Sri Venkateswara National Park, which is a biosphere reserve and a national park. If visiting this city during
the months of September and October, do not forget to take part in the nine day festival - Sri Venkateswara Brahmotsavams, which is celebrated
every year. Those with a sweet tooth must try the mouth-watering Tirupati Laddu, which is the speciality of this region.