7 Best Places to Visit in Tirumala Hills: After finishing the Darshana of Lord Sri Venkateswara it is quite normal for the Devotees to visit the best places nearby. The places that I mention on this page are located very near to each other and the charges to travel all these places is just Rs.150/- when you book a sharing auto or cab.
Many of the devotees who comes to Tirumala Balaji Temple from other states doesn’t aware of the seeing places in Tirumala Tirupati. So, we have come up with an article that will guide you with the top places to visit in the Tirumala hill after having Balaji darshan. So, why are you waiting take a look at the list of Top 7 places to visit in Tirumala Hills.
7 Best Places to Visit in Tirumala Hills
Before jumping into the each section of this page let us have a look into the top 7 places to visit in Tirumala hills.
- Srivari padalu
- Chakra Theertham
- Akash ganga
- Japali theertham
- Venugopala swamy temple
#1 Srivari Padalu
Srivari Padalu is the best place to visit in Tirumala after visiting the Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple. As per the Hindu philosophy, Lord Balaji first landed on to the earth and placed his foot on this hill. That is the reason why this place is called Srivari Padhalu. In Telugu language, Srivari means Lord Venkateswara and Padalu means Foot. Srivari Padalu means Lord Venkateswara Foot.
Silathoranam is an arch formed naturally 2.5 million years back in Tirumala. This is the only arch in Asian continent resembling garland and one of the three arches of this kind in the world. People believes that Lord Venkateswara’s put his second foot at this place while the first foot at Srivari Padalu.
#3 Chakra Theertham
Chakra Theertham is a small lake named after the chakra, the hand discus of Lord Vishnu. It is believed that Lord Brahma once wanted to perform long time penance, and wanted a divine location, and asked Vishnu to do this for him. So, Lord Vishnu sent his chakra to clear this place suitable for Brahma to complete his Japa. This is one of the best places to visit in Tirumala.
#4 Akash Ganga
Akash Ganga is the sacred place for Hindu devotees. The place is visited regularly by thousands of people from across the world. The sacred place “Akash Ganga” has been mentioned in the Vedas and it is believed that the falls originated from the holy feet of Lord Venkateshwara. The water used for Lord Venkateswara Swamy Abhishekam is collected from this Akash Ganga water falls only. This is one of the best place to visit in Tirumala.
Papa Vinashanam means destruction of Sins. Papavinasanam is the sacred place for Hindu devotees. Here people comes and perform holy bath in the water falls to get out of various sins that they have done in their lives. This is the most visited place in Tirumala after offering prayers at Balaji temple. This water from Papavinasanam dam used for all purposes in Tirumala.
#6 Japali Theertham
This is the place of Lord Hanuman. Recently TTD claimed that Japali Theertham is the birth place of Lord Hanuman and proved with many evidences. However, Japali is the Rishi name who is in penance for many years to get the blessings of Lord Hanuman. Proving this you can find a Hanuman Temple in Japali Theertham.
#7 Venugopala swamy Temple and Hathiram Bhavaji
Hathiram Bhavaji was a Hindu saint who is one of the strong devotees of Lord Venkateswara like Annamayya. As per Hindu philosophy Lord Balaji comes everyday to meet Hathiram Bhavaji at this temple to play dice which is also called Vaikuntapali.