Tirupati is a town of holy shrines in the lap of Chittoor disrict in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Every year millions of disciples come to visit Sri Venkateshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu which is major landmark of Tirupati tourism. One can get more relevant information regarding the place in the Tirupati travel guide. Lord Vishnu is recognized in two different ways to people. The North Indians call him as ‘Balaji’ and the South Indians worship him as ‘Govinda’. This shrine is nestled on the top of Tirumala hillock and the rest of the town is located in the foothills.
The other name of the place is Tirumala due to the Vishnu temple. One has to cross the 7 peaks identified as Sapthagiri to reach Tirumala. These seven mountains are marked as a symbol of the 7 lids of ‘Adishesha’ that is the oldest serpent as per the mythological stories. This is the largest urban area in the Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh. Tirupati town has many temples and is also famous for its red wooden toys. The city is a major educational centre of the state.Tirupati travel guide will lead you to some good and comfortable hotels available here.