Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple

 Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple

Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple is also known as Alamelu mangapuram Temple or Alamelumangapuram. The name of this temple has its own significance it is believed that it is a place where goddess Padmavati appeared on a lotus of golden colour therefore it is named as Alamelumangapuram each word in the name has certain meaning that is Alar refers to Lotus, Mel means Top, Manga signifies Goddess and Puram refers to the village or town. Lots of tourists come here every year to seek blessings of goddess Padmavati as she is known as the goddess of wealth and prosperity.

The temple is made in dravidian style and is well known for its architecture during the festivals like dussherra and diwali the temple is decorated so nicely that it gives you amaze ball to see such a beauty of the temple. The temple remains open from 6am to 9pm.The temple was built during the reign of Tondaman Chakravarthi, who was the elder brother of Goddess Padmavathi. it is believed that before visiting the Vanketeshwara temple it is necessary to visit the Padmavati temple.

There are certain more stories about this temple like when goddess Padmavati appeared with the golden lotus on earth then lord Vishnu also came there in search of her as she was the wife of Lord Vishnu. The temple has beautiful carvings of goddess Lakshmi, Durga, Saraswati and many more. The inscriptions over there are so old as its is one of the oldest temple of tirupati. There is a padmasarovaram in the temple in which Goddess padmavati emerged on the golden lotus of thousand petal on Sukla Panchami.

It is a very calm place and is surrounded by lush greenery the main attraction of the temple is the incarnation of goddess padmavati and the architecture of the temple.