SIMHACHALAM HILLS




Description

The Simhachalam Temple Vizag, also widely identified as the 'Varaha Laxmi Narasimha Temple' or 'Varaha Narasimha Swami Temple' is a blessed Hindu holy place devoted to Lord Narasimha (man-lion); the 4th personification of Lord Vishnu who massacre the sprite Hiranyakashipu and saved Prahlada. Placed over the Simhachalam Hill (the lion hill) roughly 22 kilometers from the center of the city, the Varaha Narasimha Swami Temple take place to be lone of the 18 Narasimha Kshetra of India and the 2nd princely shrine of the nation following Tirupati.

This temple of Lord Vishnu is predominantly well-known for its yearly 'Chandanotsavam Festival' when the sandal glue applied on the god of Lord Narasimha is detached and the divinity offers ahead His fan the 'Nijaroopa Darshan' i.e. the holy appearance in His true look. Simhachalam Temple Vizag is the famous and beautiful Vizag Tourist Places from it.

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Timings

7.00 AM to 4.00 PM & 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Days: All

Bus

6A,60 from RTC Complex to Simhachalam

Address

Simhachalam Hill, Near Police Station, Visakhapatnam,
Andhra Pradesh 530028