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Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, Tirupati

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Admire a monumental, exquisitely carved multi-story gopuram of Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, one of the oldest structures in Tirupati and an important Hindu shrine. Consecrated in 1130, the popular temple features two shrines made in the traditional architecture of the Vaishnava Hindu sect. Flocked by pilgrims making their offering to the imposing presiding deity, lord in a sleeping posture, the temple complex includes a museum and a cluster of shrines. Check out painted elephants during festival times, including the annual float festival. Plan your visit to Sri Govindarajaswami Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Tirupati tourist route planner.
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  • Every time we came to Tirupati, it was a must to visit this temple. But this time I came with my parents as well as my own family .. So it was a different experience. Easily reachable and very near to...  more »
  • The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, who is referred to as Govindarajaswamy. Govindarajaswamy is believed to be the elder brother of Lord Venkateswara. The deity will be in reclining yoga nidra pos...  more »
  • THe govindaraka swamy temple is located in the centre and he is the elder brother of lord venkateshwara. Its believed to be a must visit temple. easily accesible by autos and cabs, temple is very peac...  more »