Located in the state of Andhra Pradesh of Kurnool district, Srisailam is an antique city resplendent with architectural marvels and cultural heritage of the yore. The city is located on the banks of River Krishna in Nallamala Hills. The town has frequent mentions in the old Hindu Puranas and the great epic Mahabharata.
The town is a home to well known Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Temple which is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples in India, and is devoted to Lord Shiva. Srisailam travel guide is full of references to the religious destinations and serene spots. Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, Bhramaramba Devi Temple, Hemareddy Mallamma Temple, Srisailam Sanctuary and Akka Mahadevi Caves are some of the prominent attractions which serve as a jewel in the crown of Srisailam. Shiva's devotional bull Nandi is believed to have undertaken here to be blessed by Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.