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Srisailam
Srisailam is a popular weekend destination, located in Kurnool district of Andra Pradesh, at a distance  of 220 km from Hyderabad, beautifully situated on the southern banks of majestic river Krishna  around 1500 feet above the sea level. It is the gateway of wild life sanctuary and Shiva shrine. It is a place  of spiritual significance. Ancient city dated back 12th century famed for having India' largest tiger  reservoir. One can enjoy dam, shrines and scenic sight seeings in Srisailam. 

Must See Places

Brahmsramba Devi Temple
One of the reputed Hindu shrine, calmly located on a Nallamala hills on the southern banks of river Krishna at an altitude of 457 meters above the sea level, presiding deity is Lord Mallikarjuna and Goddesss Parvati, who is otherwise called as Brahmaramba. Ancient temple mentioned in Mahabharatha epic as Sri Parvata, a blessed hill. 

Srisailam wild Life Santuary
It is the largest tiger reservoir in India. Dramatically spreads around 3568 sq km and winding gorges terrain. Thick deciduous forest is rich in bamboo and shrubs. One can get to see variety of wild life species like tiger, antelopes, sloth bear, dotted deer, jackals, hyenas, forest-cat, Pangolin and much more. It is located near Srisailam dam which is the crocodile breeding spot. Trekking towards Nallamala hills is famous among youngsters. Wonderful place for a school excursion and camping.

Other Famous Places
Hathakeshwara temple – a small yet popular shrine of Srisailam, where saint Sri Shankaracharya wrote his philosophical notes, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Mallikarjuna Swamy temple – six centuries year old temple, one of the twelve 'Jothirlinga' is presiding deity, built in Vijayanagar architectural style. Shikareswara temple – Sikharam is the highest point of Srisailam, an excellent point to view entire town and majestic  river Krishna, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Ganapati temple, Hemareddy Mallamma temple, Akka Maha devi temple are other well known temple in Srisailam. Srisailam dam is one of the must visit place.

How to reach Srisailam

By Air
Hyderabad international airport is located 137 km from Srisailam and considered nearest one.

By Train
Markapur railway station is the nearest one, located 97 km from Srisailam.

By Road
State owned and private buses are well connecting Srisailam to major cities and states of India.

Weather
In Summer 30° c to 42 ° c. In Winter 18° c to 25 ° c. October to March is the best time to plan a visit. 



28.6 °C
clear sky
Humidity: 28%
Wind : 3.66 mt/sec towards E

Forecast for Next 3 days

23-02-2020                    
clear sky
28.6 °C |17.8 °C
24-02-2020                    
clear sky, broken clouds, scattered clouds
30.9 °C |17.1 °C
25-02-2020                    
clear sky, scattered clouds, broken clouds, few clouds
32.1 °C |17.4 °C
26-02-2020                    
few clouds, scattered clouds, clear sky, overcast clouds
32.5 °C |18.4 °C
27-02-2020                    
overcast clouds, broken clouds, clear sky, light rain
31.3 °C |20.0 °C

Best Time To Visit : OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB
   
 
Things to do here:
Theme: Pilgrim, Jyotirlinga
Near By Other Tourist Places

Srisailam   0 KM near     
Nagarjunsagar   82 KM near     
Kurnool   103 KM near     
Nagarjunakonda   144 KM near     
Hyderabad   170 KM near     
Near By major Cities
Hyderabad  172 KM near     
Chennai  408 KM near     
Bangalore  416 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport   154 KM near     
Vijayawada Airport   237 KM near     
Tirupati Airport   313 KM near     
Rajahmundry Airport   375 KM near     
Near By Local Cities
Kurnool  103 KM near     
Raichur  182 KM near     
Guntur  189 KM near     
Vijayawada  221 KM near     
Near By Districts
Kurnool   103 KM near     
Nalgonda   130 KM near     
Mahbubnagar   134 KM near     
Prakasam   156 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Markapur Road Rail Way Station   68 KM near     
Donakonda Rail Way Station   79 KM near     
 
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