Simhachalam


Simhachalam

Simhadri or Simhachalam is a Hindu temple located in the Visakhapatnam City suburb of Simhachalam in Andhra Pradesh, South India. It is dedicated to Narasimha (the man-lion), an incarnation (avatar) of Vishnu. The architectural style of the central shrine is Kalinga architecture.

The Simhachalam temple faces west. According to religious belief, an east-facing entrance brings prosperity, while a west-facing one brings victory. The temple is situated among hills covered with cashew trees, shrubs, and mango groves. Many pilgrims undertake Giripradhikshana (circumambulation) of the hill on auspicious days.



How to Go

Distance

Nearly 16 Kms from Visakhapatnam Dwaraka Bus Complex

By Bus

Buses are avaialable from Dwaraka bus complex and Railway Station. City Bus nos. 28, 60

By Auto

Autos are available from Bus Complex and NAD Junction on National Highway 16.

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