Anantapur is the largest district of the state of Andhra Pradesh and second largest in India. Recognized all through the country for its silk trade industry, Anantpur has seen a rapid growth in tourism sector. The place captivates the visitors with its glorious past and huge monuments. It features a number of places and attractions that you can visit on your trip. You should definitely book Anantapur holiday packages as your trip to Andhra Pradesh is incomplete without coming across old age charms of this city.
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Annual rainfall -266 cm
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Penna Ahobilam is popularly recognized for its Lord Narasimha Swamy Temple. The shrine enjoys a stunning view of the bubbling rivulet of Pennar. As per the legends, the temple was constructed over the footprints of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. It is a very well-known place for offering marriage ceremonies, which also observes a grandiose car festival every year. In this temple complex, there are two other temples, including Adi Laxmi Devi Temple and Chenchu Laxmi Devi Temple.
It is an old reservoir in Anantapur. Indeed, the city has got its name from the same tank. Much-admired as one of the biggest reservoirs in the district, Anantasagaram is spread over an area of 2,511 acres in Anantapur and Bukkarayasamudram. A portion of this tank is known as 'Musalammakatta'. It is called so after Musalamma (a lady from Bukkarayasamudram), who died to close up a breach in the tank.
Dharmavaram is a prominent destination, which is situated at a distance of about 47 km from Anantapur city. The place is renowned for its silk weaving industry and has experts in making the leather puppets. Variety of handloom products can be purchased from here.