Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Visakhapatnam

Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Wonder at the ornate edifice of Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, dedicated to Lord Narasimha, an incarnation of Vishnu that presents as a lion-man. The Kalinga architecture of the central shrine features an abundance of iconography, and the star attraction here remains the deity, perhaps dating back to the 11th century. Once a year they remove the sandalwood paste from the deity, revealing it to worshippers before reapplying the cover 12 hours later. Join the numerous devotees who flock to the lush green hilltop to pay their respects, some even making a 25 km (15.5 mi) pilgrimage around the hills before coming to the temple to give offerings to Narasimha. Using our international travel planner, Visakhapatnam attractions like Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I visited there in the afternoon , the temple was so big and near to antravedi beach. Place is very clean and beautiful, in day time there is too hot so if u planning to go in March or upcoming...  more »
  • I loved every part of the temple. From parking walking up a fleet of 30 steps we entered the temple. Due to special darshan ticket, we reached the sannidhanam directly. From a distance we were...  more »
  • Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha swamy temple is located on hallock. There are number of buses available from railway and bus station.The temple is very old . The lord sri Varaha lakshmi Narasimha temple....  more »

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