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Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple, Srikalahasti
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Gaze upon the impressive architecture of Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple, a celebrated Shiva temple carved entirely into the side of a stone hill. With the first construction beginning in the 5th century, the structure enthralls as much with its long history as with its 36.5 m (120 ft) tower dominating the entrance. Prepare for crowds on your visit and expect to wait in line at this popular place of worship. The temple serves free food three times a day. Make sure your clothing covers you up before entering the sacred site. Plan your visit to Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Srikalahasti trip itinerary builder.
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  • the darshan did not take long. there wasn't much rush so there wasn't much pushing around. even the pooja was done in pretty much no time. 
  • I visited this place to perform rahu-ketu puja - a ritual, this place is famous for. I was visiting this place after 20 years and I was surprised to see the place, mainly because of the changes. Not t...  more »
  • One of the panchabootha Temple of lord Shiva which represent vayu(wind). Very powerful temple indeed. The main highlight of the temple is 'rahu kethu pooja'. The rahu kethu pooja is conducted on all d...  more »