Accessibility : Situated 51kms from Kakinada and 72kms from Rajahmundry, 112kms from Visakhapatnam, 575kms from Hyderabad ,650kms from Chennai and 900kms from Bangalore .
Annavaram is famous for the Lord Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy Temple , which is located atop the Ratnagiri hills on the banks of the river Pampa. One of the most popular temples in Andhra Pradesh , it is resembles a chariot and is adorned with the most aesthetic sculptures.
The shrine is constructed on two levels , the Lower one containing a unique Yantra and the upper one containing idols of the Lord which are of exquisite grace and beauty . Bhishma Ekadasi scared and on this day thousands of pilgrims visit the temple to perform Satyanarayana Vratam.
Other temples of interest in the proximity:
- Kotipalle, 45kms from Kakinada thekotilingeshwara Swamy temple is situated here.
- Draksharamam,25kms from kakinanda is the very beautiful temple of Bhimeshwara Swamy also known as Dakshina Kashi.
- Ryali, 35kms ffrom Rajahmundry ,the famous temple of Jagan Mohini Keshva Swamy is situated here.