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Vizianagaram , Andhra Pradesh

Salur is a place in Andhra Pradesh which is trying its best to prove itself and be one of the prominent places in this state. This is the gateway to reach the southern states of Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and thus ia a place which will be a centre of trade for all these states. One of the features why Salur was very famous is because of the teh leprosy mission that started here about a 100 years back. The Philadelphia Leprosy Hospital situated in Jeegiram village 3 kilometres from Salur was opened in 1906. It was one of the most revolutionary organisations of that time and a great step to help a country that was very badly afflicted by the disease. This is a place that has improved the lives of thousands of people. The Sri Panchamukheswara Temple situated here is a very unique temple. Theer are onely two of its kind, the other one being in Varanasi. This is a place that gives you the an undiluted faith in Lord Shiva. According to the legends, the idol was brought in by the river Ganges and thus inspires a lot of reverence in people. There are Ganesh and Parvathi temples in the main temple complex. There is smashanam, north flowing river and jasmine gardens around makes the temple very auspicious and peaceful. This is a place that is filled with beautiful greeneryand some of the best waterfalls that you wil ever see. Viswanadhapuram is one of the famous waterfalls in this region. Dandigam, Kurukutti and Thonam are some of the other falls that make you realise that this is one of the places that turn absolutely magical in the monsoons.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 26.0°C /79.0°F 93 mm 514feet 48362.0 /km2 Jan,Mar-Apr,Sep-Dec Coming Soon



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