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Srikakulam

Srikakulam , Andhra Pradesh

Srikakulam is a town and a district in the state of Andhra Pradesh which can boast of sharing the same rich history that dominates this entire state. One of the places that has always been inhabited by many rulers and which has been the centre of attraction in most parts of history, this is a place with its architecture and absolutely glorious temples that can never be missed. This was a place that was an integral part of the kingdom of Kalinga for a very long time and later became a centre for the Muslim fauzdars. There are two places with the same name in the state. A district and town by the same name on the north east corner of the state as well as a small village on the bank of river Krishna. This is one of the places that is absolutely filled to the brim with some of the most beautiful temples that you might have ever seen. Suryanarayana Swamy Alayam is one of the most famous ones and is the much acclaimed Sun temple of the state. The Historic Temple at the Arasavilli, built 3000 years ago, is where the Lord Sri Suryanarayana temple is located, resembles the rich cultural heritage Srikakulam holds. This is one of the places you should visit for the sheer pleasure of intricate and breathtaking architecture. Sri Kurmam is another temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu which is famous throughout the country. Here the rock edicts of 11 A.D. are available. Srimukhalingam is another temple in Srikakulam which is believed to have been built in the 9th Century. The Mukhalinga temple is a veritable art gallery. The temple entrances are marvels in themselves. This is a place that is filled with marvels of many dynasties and is definitely a sight to watch. It is a must visit place in India.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 28.0°C /82.0°F 93 mm 33feet 109666.0 /km2 Jan-Apr,Oct-Dec Coming Soon

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  • Mukhalingam


    "Mukhalingam is a village panchayat in Jalumuru mandal of Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.The Srimukhalingeswara Temple, one of the popular Shiva temples, is located at Sri Mukhalingam.\nSri Mukhalingam is one of the famous Hindu piligrimage centers in Andhra Pradesh. Sri Mukhalingam was also capital of Eastern Ganga kings of Kalinga (ancient Orissa). The temple of Srimukhalingam was built by Kamarnava II in 8th century AD of the Eastern Ganga dynasty.[3] It is beautiful place located on the banks of River Vamsadhara.\nNearest Railway station to Sri Mukhalingam is Urlam.\nThere is a post office in Mukhalingam."

    Mukhalingam

  • Arsavalli


    "Arasavalli (Telugu: ?????????)(Oriya:?????????) is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to the sun god Surya, located near the Srikakulam town of Andhra Pradesh, India. The original name Harshavalli means abode of joy."

    Arsavalli

  • Srikurmanatha Temple


    "Sri Kurmam is a Village near Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is located approximately 13 kilometers east of Srikakulam town near the sea. It is in the Gara Mandal of Srikakulam district.According to inscriptions in the temple dated 1281 A.D,[2] the holy place of Kurmakshetra, was actually reestablished by Sri Ramanujacharya under the influence of Jagannatha Deva at Jagannatha Puri, Orissa. Later the temple came under the jurisdiction of the King of Vijayanagara. The deity was worshiped by the Vaishnavas of the Madhvacharya Sampradaya. Some Oriya inscriptions are said to be written by Sri Narahari Teertha, who was in the disciplic succession of Madhvacharya(not to be confused with Madhavacharya). He later became the ruler of Kalinga Province(ancient Orissa) and fought with the Sabaras, and saved the temple of Kurma. Narahari Teertha was a very religious and powerful king who died in the Saka Era 1203. The temple was constructed and dedicated in the holy name of Yogananda Narasimhadeva. This temple was built in the Orissan temple architecture style."

    Srikurmanatha Temple

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