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Simhachalam Temple

#Temple in Visakhapatnam

The Historic Temple at the Simhachalam, built in the 11th Century, where the Lord Varaha Narasimha Swami temple is located, resembles the rich cultural heritage Visakhapatnam holds. Located on the Hilltop, at a height of 244 m, popularly called the Hill of the Lion Lord, is the temple of Lord Vishnu in the avatar of Sri Narasimha Swamy varies.

The serene golden sands of the Rishikonda Beach are located in the bosom of the Rishikonda hill. The calm blue water of this beach is a sight to sore eyes, and you can indulge in some quiet, peaceful time with friends and family here. You can take a walk along the stretch of the sand, and the sunrise and sunset are especially beautiful here. If you are in the mood for an adrenaline rush, then you can indulge in some water sports that are offered here. It is one of the few beaches that offers swimming under expert supervision, so do not forget to take a quick dip in the water. Visit this destination for a quiet weekend getaway.

Special in Simhachalam Temple: Millions of devotees from around the world visit this temple every year, especially during the Chandanotsavam Festival Season.

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Location:
Visakhapatnam
Andhra Pradesh, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
0.5 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
17.7667955°N, 83.2478951°E
Distance from Visakhapatnam city center to Simhachalam Temple
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Read traveller's reviews about Simhachalam Temple..

Overall Rating:4.7

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  '5' out of 5
"This is the Temple of Lord Narasimha, one of the avataras of Lord Vishnu. This temple has great architecture inside. This is old, very famous temple. Easy to travel from Vizag, many public transportation available."
  '5' out of 5
"Lord Anjaneya Swamy Statue, Simhachalam Temple, Simhachalam (Simhadri) 530028, Visakhapatnam (Vizag), Andhra Pradesh, India"
  '5' out of 5
"Sandal(sundhanam) abishakam Will be done once in a year on Vaigasi visaga natcharum. That day only you can see full view of Lord Narasimha"
  '4' out of 5
"Holy place in vizag of Lord lakshmi narasimha temple in eastern ghats"
  '5' out of 5
"Eagerly waiting to see appanna swamy it is daiva nirnayam"

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