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Tourist Attractions in Anantapur District: There are 44 temples in Anantapur that are under the state archeology department and 23 are under the central archaeology department. There are around 1000 small and big temples in the district. Kadiri Narasimha Temple is an 800 year old ancient temple. Every year brahmotasavam is held for the temple deity for fifteen years.

Tourist Attractions in Anantapur District

Tourist Attractions in Anantapur District

1) Bugga Ramalingeswara temple in Tadipatri is called the second Varanasi.

2)Puttaparti is another religious place in Anantapur district. Devotees from other countries also come here to visit the Samadhi of Satya Sai Baba. This is located at a distance of 64 kilometers from Anantapur via Dharmavaram.

3)Veerapuram is another important Anantapur Tourist Places for bird lovers. Birds from as far as Siberia come here every year and the villagers look after them as their guests. Painted stork is one important guest here.

4) Lepakshi temple is another important tourist spot in the district. There is a large Nandi sculpture that looks real. It is 15 feet high and 27 feet long.

5)There are many historical structures in Penugonda. It was the second capital of Sri Krishna Devaraya.

Anantapur is well connected with railways and national highways. There is Puttaparti airport 80 kilometers away from Anantapur. The nearest international airport is Devanahalli airport near Bangalore.

People of Anantapur speak Telugu and Urdu languages mainly. There are Sri Krishnadevaraya University and JNTU. Important personalities that took birth in here are former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy and Nadella Satya, the chief executive officer of Microsoft.

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