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This place is known for one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva which is situated at the banks of the River Krishna in Kurnool district. It is both a popular destination for getaways on weekends and is also a pilgrimage centers of Lord Shiva. One must definitely visit this divine beauty which is around 229 km from Hyderabad.

Places to visit in Srisailam

Patala Ganga

The river Krishna flows plainly, feel the aroma of the spirituality in the air. Adore the landscape view of this spot, take a dip in the sacred river, Ganga. It is believed that holy water of the river has the medicinal properties capable in curing the skin infections. Appreciate the wonderful ropeway car ride and observe the majestic view of the lush green vegetation all around.

Srisailam Tiger Reserve

Stands among one of the largest tiger reserves in India and spread over an area of 3568 acres, alongside visit the Srisailam Dam and Nagarjunasagar Dam in the region. Not just tigers can be spotted here, leopards, sloth bears, dhol, Indian Pangolin, Chital, Sambar deer can also be seen here. The various number of crocodiles can be found in the down waters of Sridailam Dam, alongside a breeding program also takes place under the supervision of local government.

Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

Sited on the river bank of river Krishna, the temple is the centre point of attraction in the town Srisailam. The Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is a famous temple at the town; constructed under the supervision of King Harihara Raya of Vijayanagar. Amazing architecture can be seen on the walls of the temple that can tempt to anyone.

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Srisailam Dam

Srisailam Dam is the main charm of the town, falls among the 12 largest hydroelectric projects in India. The scenic beauty of the destination will mesmerize you, view the actual natural beauty of the town. The town is bordered with forests, greeneries, falling water, deep canyon, the site is the best to spend some quality time.

Things to do in Srisailam

  • Eating out in Srisailam
  • Shopping in Srisailam
  • Click amazing pictures at Dindi Reservoir
  • Visit sacred shrines of Uma-Maheshwari and Saraswati.

Events and festivals in & around Srisailam

Longest Winter Fest

The authorities of Ramoji Film Festival keep on bringing joyous festivals to lighten your lifestyle and live to the fullest. Witness another extravaganza, the Longest Winter Fest with your family. Read more…

Lumbini Festival

This festival is celebrated to revive the heritage of Buddhism. Read more…

Tirupati Festival

Tirupati is a famous and a significant temple of Andhra Pradesh which is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. Read more…

Best time to visit Srisailam

The best time to visit Srisailam is October to February, the best climate where travellers can feel the calm breeze of the region.

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