India houses wide range of people that has different religion and beliefs. This belief of people simply exhibits their dedication towards the God. There are uncountable numbers of temples, mosques and churches are scattered all over Indian landscape. In the southern landscape of India, there are four states that comprise it as southern territory. The very first state in southern zone is Andhra Pradesh which is a rich landscape of flourishing cultures and traditions. Now, starting the temple tour with the state of Andhra, there are temples that comes under the state of Andhra Pradesh. Some of the famous names are Jagan Nath temple, thousand pillar temple, Tirupati Tirumala Balaji temple Ashta lakshmi temple, Tri koteswara swamy temple and Maridamma temple.
Let’s start the temple tour with the Jagannath Temple, which is beautifully positioned in the city of Hyderabad near Banjara hills. This temple is the replica of ancient temple of Jagannath Puri of Orrisa. It was built by the Oriya community of the city. This temple is dedicated to the Lord Jagannath. The second temple to visit in Andhra is Tirupati Tirumala Balaji temple. It is one of the ancient temples that are located in the Tirumala hills of Andhra Pradesh. Here, the Lord Venketashwara stays in the temple. Every year millions of Devotes from all around the globe arrive here in order to seek blessings.
The third temple is known as Thousand Pillar temple. This temple is an amazing historic Hindu temple that is located in the town of Hanamakonda of Andhra Pradesh. This holy temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Surya. The architectural skills and carvings are worth admiring and it is believed that the Thousand Pillars Temple was built in this temple. The fourth temple is Ashtalakshmi temple. It is known to be a popular Hindu temple of South India, Hyderabad and is dedicated to Goddesses Ashtalakshmi. The fifth temple in the temple tour of Andhra is Tri-Koteseswara Swamy temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and encompasses four temples in the different parts of the hill.