Famed for its temple, Tirupati is the popular spiritual hub in Andhra Pradesh. Tirupati is in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh and it houses the famous Hindu temple of Sri Venkateswara that is frequented by millions of devotees each year. Apart from temples, Tirupati is known for red wooden toys and it is also a major educational centre in the state.
Major Tourist Attractions:
- Goddess Alamelumanga Temple
- Tirumala Venkateswara Swamy Temple
- Kanipakam, Srikalahasti Temple
- Chandragiri Fort
- Horsley Hills
- TTDC Garden
How to Reach: At a distance of 15kms from the main city, Tirupati airport is situated in the Renigunta region. Flights to Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore operate from here. Tirupati also has good rail connectivity. From Tirupati Railway Station trains to Bangalore, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Madurai and Mumbai are available. Road transport is also well-maintained in Tirupati, buses from all major cities of South India are available.
Best Time to Visit: September to March