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Travel Pilgrimage Chittoor


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Located in the Poini River valley of southernmost Andhra Pradesh, on the Bangalore-Chennai highway, Chittoor is 154-km from Chennai.

Chittoor district is situated between 12-37” to 14-8” of Northern latitude and 78 –33” to 79-55” of Eastern longitude. The total area of Chittoor is 15,152sq.kms .The district is divided into three revenue divisions i.e. Chittoor, Madanapalle, and Tirupati.  It is the headquarters of the district and is known for its architectural temples, striking monuments, wildlife sanctuaries and cultural festivals .The district of Chittoor is well known for the Tirupati Temple.  Chittoor is also a centre for mangos, grain, sugarcane, and peanuts. Its industries include oil pressing and rice milling.


The main attraction of Chittor lies in its proximity to Tirupati (67 km away) the world famous ‘holy hill’ that houses the Venkatshwara temple. There is also the Chandragiri fort, which was the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. The Sultan’s palace known as Rangini Mahal is another tourist highlight. One can also go to Kalavagunta village, which is the seat of the ancient temples of Mukkantisvara and Lakshminarayana that are more than 1000 years old. Another main attraction is Horsley Hills .The famous hill Station is 144 km from Tirupati. The natural beauty of the Horsley Hills is indeed irresistible. In Horsley Hills one can experienced the Fragrance spread through Sampangi flower on the slopes of Horsely Hills. In forest area one can witness a wide variety of flowers like Reeta, Shikakai, Amla, Beedi leaves, Bay leaves, Sandalwood, Red sanders, Blue gum, Mahogany to Bamboo. There are animals like bears, wild dogs, jungle fowl etc.

Attractions in Chittor

  • Chandragiri Fort
  • Tiruchanur
  • Tirupati
  • Sanitarium
  • Rishivalley
  • Nagari
  • Narayanavanam
  • Srikalahasti
  • Talakona
  • Kanipakam
  • Reddemmakonda

Additional Info

State: Andhra Pradesh
District: Chittoor
Famous for/as: City
Languages: Telugu
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 22-45°C, Winter 19-32°C
Altitude: 333 m
Pincode: 51700x
STD code: 08572

  • Chandragiri Fort
  • Tiruchanur
  • Tirupati
  • Sanitarium
  • Rishivalley
  • Nagari
  • Narayanavanam
  • Srikalahasti
  • Talakona
  • Kanipakam
  • Reddemmakonda

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