Situated in the Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati is a place of worship town that is respected by Hindus. Every year millions of devotees and believers come to the town to pay homage at the Sri Venkateswara Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This amazing temple is situated on top of the Tirumala Hill, while the town of Tirupati is located at the foot of the hill. The shrine is currently under the management of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) group managed by a Board of Trustees. Summers here are hot and moist but winters are warm and enjoyable and are the best time to visit Tirupati. Tiru' in Tamil income Sri. Hence Tirupati interpret to Sripati or Sri Maha Vishnu.
According to the Puranas, the range of Tirumala hills represents the body of the serpent Adisesha, on which Lord Vishnu, the guard of the earth, rests. The seven hills stand for the seven heads of the serpent. Tirupati bala ji is the most well-liked place among the pilgrims consequently every year more than 20 million pilgrims as of all over the world came here for the worship of Lord Sree Venkateswara the Kaliyuga personification of Lord Vishnu. Here the pure bullion plated Tirumala Shrine is available. The chief center of pilgrimage are Sri Venkateshwara's place of worship on the Tirumala hill, the holy place of Govindaraja in the municipality of Tirupati and the shrine of Padmavati, situated in Tiruchanur, three miles to the south of Tirupati. Tirupati is an extremely renowned and revered religious destination. Apart from this, a visit herealso offers many places to enjoy nature. This makes this place along with Tirumala some of the most beautiful and awesome places to visit in Andhra Pradesh. The lovely hills and the scenic beauty of the place leave visitors awestruck. The best way to explore the region is to take one of the Tirupati tourism packages which could be tailor made to suit your preferences. Also consult some good Tirupati tourism guides and plan your visit accordingly. Tirupati tours are a surefire way of giving you peace and to bring you closer to spirituality.
• Area 10.33 sq. miles
• Population 1,91,000
• Altitude 152 metres above sea level
• Languages Telugu, English
• STD Code 08574 Best time to visit September to February