Sri kodandarama Swamy Temple

Sri kodandarama Swamy Temple

The temple was built during the reign of Chola and Vijayanagara kings around the 16th century. Sri Kodandarama Swamy temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Rama, located in Vontimitta town in Korajampet taluk of Kadapa District in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The temple, an example of Vijayanagara architectural style, is dated to the 16th century. It is stated to be the largest temple in the region. It is located at a distance of 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Kadapa and is close to Rajampet.

High significance of this temple owes to its mentions in Puranas, sacred Hindu scriptures. According to legends, after the war and 14 years of exile, when Lord Rama, Goddess Sita and Lord Lakshmana were returning to Ayodhya, they had stayed at this place for a night.

During the time of annual Brahmotsavam, along with other temples of Tirumala, Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple also presents a vibrant fervour of festivity and spirituality. During this nine day long festival, many devotees visit the temple to seek blessings of lord and celebrate the auspicious occasion.

Timings : Visiting timings at Sri Kodandarama Swamy Temple are from 5 in morning till 8.30 in night. Reaching this temple is not a difficult task either as it is only 3 km away from Tirupati RTC Bus Stand. From Tirupati Railway station, it is about 2.5 km away