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Tadipatri is a city in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. The city is situated at the border of Kadapa district and Kurnool district. It is the Mandal headquarters of Tadipatri Mandal in the Anantapur revenue division.Tadipatri is also called Tadpatri. The town is occupied with a total area of 7.46 km2. According to the 2011 Indian Census report, Tadpatri had a population of 108,171. The town is home to Some of the finest carvings and designs of the early Vijayanagara period from Tadipatri.

History of Tadipatri

Tadipatri town was once a village named Tallapalle. The village was later developed into a town and named Tadipatri by Pemmasani Ramalinga Nayudu I of the Pemmasani Nayaks, who made the town his seat of government and later rise as a major city in the Anantapur district.

Places to visit

  • Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple : Chintalarayaswamy TempleTemple is a Hindu Vaishnavite temple situated at Tadipatri, a town in the Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh.The Temple is devoted to Venkateswara, a form of Lord Vishnu, which is honored as Chintala Venkataramana. The temple is also called Sri Chintala Venkataramana.The temple was built during the Vijayanagara period duringthe 16th Century by Pemmasani TimmanayuduII of thePemmasani Nayaks dynasty. It is situated on the bank of the Penna River which passes through the town. The temple has granite sculptures and is recorded as one of the Monuments of National Importance by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The temple has a Garuda Mandapa built as a chariot with rotating granite wheels, which looks similar to the one found in the Vithala Temple of Hampi.
  • Bugga Rama Lingeswara Swamy Temple : Bugga Ramalingeswara Swamy temple is a Siva shrine situated on the southern banks’ Penna River in Tadipatri. It was built between 1490 and 1509 by Pemmasani Ramalinga Nayudu I, a Pemmasani Nayaka leader of the Gutti-Gandikota region during the dynasty of the Vijayanagara Empire. The mainidol is a Shiva linga, contemplated to be ‘swayambhu’.The temple has seven small separate pillars in front of the Lord Vishnu shrine and when struck they produce 'saptaswara' (the seven musical notes). The temple’s gopurams are not completed and were expressed by architectural historian James Anderson as ‘wonders.

How to Reach

  • By Air- The nearest Airport from Tadipatriis Kurnool Airport situated at a distance of 153 km .

  • By Train - The nearest Railway Station is situated at a distance of 3.4km from Tadipatri town.
  • By Road - The Nearest Bus Stand is located at a distance of 850 m from Tadipatritown

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