Tirupati Tirumala Temple also known as Tirupati Balaji Temple,Tirupati Devasthanam and Venkateshwar Temple lies in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh in India.
Temple was built in 300 AD and is believed to exist till the end of Kaliyuga. It is the most visited temple and wealthiest temple in the world.
|Know More Before visiting Tirupati Balaji
|| Airport (40 KM), 120 KM from Chennai, 230 KM from Bangalore
| How to Reach
||Balaji Temple is 150 KM from Chennai, 25 KM from Tirupati
| Best time to visit Tirupati Balaji
||Pilgrims come throughout the year. Lakhs of the devotees visit during the annual Brahmotsavam Festival.
|Opening Time of Balaji Temple
|| Temple opens through out day. It closes just for 1 hours from 1:30 AM to 2:30 AM
| Things to do
||Darshan of Balaji, Rituals and Worship. Hair Tonsuring is one of the most performed rituals at Balaji Temple.
| Tourist Attractions
|| Temples of Tirumala Hill, Papavinasanam, Akashganga & Sri Kalahasthi Temple
| Nearby Tourist Places
|| Chennai(150 KM), Bangaluru(200 KM), Kanchipuram(100 KM), Mahabalipuram(200 KM), Vellor (120 KM)
| Fairs & Festivals
|| Brahmotsavam, Ugadi, Vaikunth Ekadashi & Rathasaptami
| Weather & Climate
||Take snaps of rituals, procession and other activities or religious shrines, but not inside the temple.
|What to Wear
|| Wear full-covered cotton clothes and put-off shoes while visiting shrines in India
Tirupati Balaji Temple or Tirupati Tirumala Temple is accessible by air, road and rail transports. Flights from different Indian cities operate on regular basis for Tirupati Tirumala Temple.
- Nearest Airport from Tirupati is Tirupati International Airport (40 KM) from Balaji Temple (Venkateshwar Temple) . Another major airport near Tirupati is Chennai International Airport (130 KM).
- Buses from Tirupati to Tirumala (25 KM) are available on every 2 minutes.
- Renigunta is the Nearest Railway Station from Tirupati Balaji Temple.
Best Time to visit Tirupati Balaji Temple
Pilgrimage to Tirupati continues throughout the year. Thousands of the pilgrims visit Balaji Temple during Brahmotsavam Annual Festival.
Opening Time of Tirumala Temples
Temple opens throughout the day. It closes just for 1 hours from 1:30 AM to 2:30 AM.
Tourist Attraction of Tirupati is world famous temple of Balaji (Venkateshwar Swamy). Other most visited temples of Tirumala Temple Town are Padmavathi Temple , Govindraj Swamy Temple , Kapila Teertham , Sri Kalahasti Temple , Papavinasanam Teertham , Akashganga Teertham and ISKON Temple .
There are several rituals which are performed on Daily, Weekly and Periodical basis in Tirupati Balaji Temple.Daily Rituals at Balaji Temple is Suprabhatam, Sahasranamarchana, Padmavati Parinayam, Unjala Seva, Kumkumarchana, Ekant Seva, Sarvadarshanam and Veda Ashirvachanam.
Weekly Rituals at Balaji Temple is Astadala Pada Padmaradhanam, Tiruppavada Seva and Abhishekam.
Festivals at Tirupati Balaji Tirumala Devasthanam
Brahmotsavam is the most important festival of Tirupati Balaji Temple . Some other major festivals at Tirupati Balaji Temple are Vaikunth Ekadashi, Rathasaptami and Ugadi.
Nearby Tourist Places from Tirumala Devasthanam
There are numerous places to hangout nearby Tirupati. You can visit some places like Chennai (150 KM), Bangaluru (200 KM), Kanchipuram (100 KM), Mahabalipuram (200 KM) and Vellor (120 KM).