Religious Weekend Getaways from NelloreWhen it comes to the famous places around a city, most of the people visit the near ones always. However, for those who believe in the God truly, taking a leap forward to visit the entire famous pilgrim sites around a place has never been tough. They enjoy visiting all of those places irrespective of their distance. If we take a good look at the renowned pilgrim sites of our country, most of them require trekking activities to reach at the destination. And that is the reason why the young generation likes to visit such places especially. Here are some of the best religious weekend getaways from Nellore.
Tirupati is one of the most known pilgrim site of not only South India, but also of entire India. It is located in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh and is home to the marvelous Sri Venkateshwara Temple. The place is surrounded by beautiful hills and natural beauty. A place full of spiritual divinity, Tirupati is situated on the top of the hill while the town is situated in the foothills of the Tirumala hill.
Distance from Nellore: 167 Km
Known from the name of ‘golden city of a thousand temples', Kanchipuram
is a must visit for all spiritual people. It is one of the sacred seven
cities of India and is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. However,
unlike other spiritual places it is not famous for a certain temple,
there are several temples located in the city making it a cultural hub
for the people of Hindu religion.
Distance from Nellore: 230 Km
Being the second capital of Pallava Dynasty during 7th and 10th century, Mahabalipuram is not only a famous pilgrim site but also a heritage spot as well. Rock cut caves and numerous temples of that era are the specialty of Mahabalipuram. The city got its name from the rude and arrogant king Mahabali after his death to show happiness of people irrespective of gratitude towards him. Some people also call it an open museum and the city is full of white sandy beaches.Distance from Nellore: 232 Km
Located in the beautiful state of Andhra Pradeah, Puttaparti is famous for being the abode of Sri Sathya Sai Baba. Surrounded by shaky hills and situated on the banks of Chitravathi River, Puttaparti is most famous for Prasanthi Nilayam, which was built in 1950. Although the village is very small, but still it is full of all amenities of a big city.
Distance from Nellore: 350 Km
Another hill town from the majestic Andhra Pradesh, Srisailam is known for some of the breathtaking ancient temples. Located on the banks of Krishna River, it also offers a wild life sanctuary and a beautiful dam to all of its visitors. Bhramaramba Mallikarjunaswamy Temple located in this beautiful town is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga temples of India. The temple is dedicated to the Lord Mallikarjuna Swamy and is a must visit for everyone. Sikhareswara Swamy temple is another attraction of this place and is located in Sikharam, the top most peak of the region.
Distance from Nellore: 421 Km