Srisailam

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It is located at 180Kms from Kurnool and 210 Kms from Hyderabad an attitude of over 1500 ft. above the Sea level in the picturesque natural environment in the Northern most part of the Nallamalas hill range. The temple at Srisailam is the ancient and sacred place of South India. The presiding deity of the place is Brahmaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy in natural stone formations in the shape of Lingam and is listed as one of the twelve Jyotirlingams existing in the country. The Temple built in 14th Century and the walls are carved with depictions of elephants hunting scenes and Lord Shiva in different manifestations. Apart from the main temple there are other places like Sikhareswaram, the gates of Heaven, Hatakeswaram and PalaDhara – PanchaDhara, Sakshi Ganapathi, Sivaji spurthikendra, Pathala Ganga, Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum & Rajeev Gandhi Wild life sanctuary etc. are well worth for visit.

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How to Reach:

By Air

The nearest Airport is Hyderabad (230 K.M.) from where buses are plying to Srisailam everyday frequently.

By Train

Markapur, which is 91 K.M. from Srisailam in Guntur-Hubli, line on South Central Railway from where buses are available to Srisailam.

By Road

180Kms from Kurnool and 210 Kms from Hyderabad