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Visit Chennakesava Swamy Temple

Ongole is a predominantly old town whose existence dates back to somewhere around 230 BCE. It came under the rule of Kakatiya, Palla rulers and Krishna Deva Raya and subsequently came under the hands of the British. This ancient town is quite rich in heritage and one can find its evidence especially in temples prevalent in modern day Ongole. The ancient temples here are indeed delight to curious minds who want to enrich themselves with India's past and the architectural skills of the time. 

Ongole is a predominantly old town whose existence dates back to somewhere around 230 BCE. It came under the rule of Kakatiya, Palla rulers and Krishna Deva Raya and subsequently came under the hands of the British. This ancient town is quite rich in heritage and one can find its evidence especially in temples prevalent in modern day Ongole. The ancient temples here are indeed delight to curious minds who want to enrich themselves with India's past and the architectural skills of the time.

Chennakesava Swamy temple is one such holy abode dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The idol of Vishnu along with his consort, Goddess Lashmi is worshipped by Pilgrim tourists and locals alike. Its overall structure is a magnificent collection of sculpted gopurams and mandapams built with tall gigantic pillars and marked by intricate artworks that speaks of artistic expertise of the times.

To make the trip easier, we have listed few important points like:

  • Ongole Railway Station Junction is the nearest station to the temple and
  • tourists can find plenty of restaurants selling authentic South Indian delicacies in the temple area.

 

Timing

Sunrise To Sunset

PREFFERED BY

God Lovers

TIME SPENT

1 -2 Hours

ENTRY FEE

No Entry Fee

Attractions near Ongole

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Religious, Scenic
  • Altitude

    10 m
  • STD Code

    08592
  • Best Season

    Winter; October to March
  • State/Code

    /523001 and 523002
  • LANGUAGES

    Urdu and Telugu