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Hyderabad Darshan

Hyderabad houses some of the oldest temples of the country which reflects the rich history of the region that dated centuries ago. Let us have a look at some of the most popular temples of Hyderabad, which are thronged by thousands of people throughout the year.

Find below some of the famous temples of Hyderabad suitable for a Hyderabad Darshan Trip:

Birla Mandir

Hyderabad Holy PlaceBirla Mandir, an enthralling modern-day temple structure constructed during 1976 by the illustrious Birla family dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. This celebrated hindu temple features two other goddesses namely Sri Padmavathi Thaayaar and Sri Andal.

The temple boasts an exceptional architecture form with a delicate combination of Maru-Gurjara, Dravidian and Utkala architectures. Furthermore, the temple structure is made from 2000 tons of white marble, which was brought from the land of kings, Rajasthan.

Quick Facts:
Location: Adarsh Nagar Colony, Naubath Pahad, Kala Pahad, Hyderabad - 500063
Landmark: Near Hussainsagar Lake
Birla Mandir Office - Call: (044) 23233259
Timings: 7:00 am to 9:00 pm (throughout the year)
Time Taken to Visit: 1 to 2 hours
Facilities: Cameras allowed, Lockers available

Chilkur Balaji Temple

Sacred Place in Hyderabad Chilkur Balaji Temple, widely referred as 'Visa Balaji' temple is looked at as one of the oldest temples of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. The historic Chilkur Balaji Temple is located approximately 25 km from the city centre and stands as a perfect example of South Indian way of architecture.

The primary deity of the Chilkur Balaji Temple is Lord Venkateswara, and the religious site is thronged by thousands of devotees throughout the year.

Quick Facts:
Location: Chilkur Village, Gandipet, Hyderabad
Landmark: Located on the banks of Osman Sagar Lake, 14 km away from Mehedipatnam
Timings: 5.00 am - 8.00 pm (throughout the year)
Time Taken to Visit: 1 to 2 hours
Bus Facilities: Bus number 288D starting from Mehdipatnam is available every 15 minutes

Sanghi Temple

Hyderabad Darshan PlaceSanghi Temple, one of the most sought-after religious sites of Andhra Pradesh is located approximately 35 km from the city centre of Hyderabad. The temple building exhibits the distinctive South Indian architecture, and the temple complex comprises of several significant gods.

The primary deity of the Sanghi Temple is Lord Venkateswara, who stands for about 9 1/2 ft tall in a gallant manner. The frontal tower (raja gopuram) of the Sanghi Temple is so tall that it can be witnessed several kilometers away from the temple vicinity.

Quick Facts:
Location: Sanghi Nagar, 25 km away from the city centre
Timings: 8.30 am to 10.30 am and 4 pm to 6 pm
Time Taken to Visit: 2 to 4 hours
Entry Fee: Rs. 25

Ashtalakshmi Temple

Hyderabad PilgrimageAshtalakshmi Temple, the famous Hindu temple that features great beauty and splendor is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. The illustrious temple is located approximately 12 km from Nampally, and the temple building displays a delicate touch of South Indian architecture.

The primary deity of the Ashtalakshmi Temple, Hyderabad is Goddess Lakshmi and the structures of Goddess Lakshmi in 8 unlike stances are set up in the main tower of this magnificent temple.

Quick Facts:
Location:  Vasavi Colony, Dilsukh Nagar, Hyderabad
All days: 6.00 am - 9.00 pm; Fridays: 6.00 am - 10.00 pm
Time Taken to Visit: 1 to 2 hours
Best time to visit: During Varalaxmi pooja and Deepavali/Diwali

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Hyderabad Holy SpotsSri Ranganathaswamy Temple, the 400-year-old historic temple is one of the most sanctified Ranganathaswamy temple complexes in the state is located close to the High Court of Andhra Pradesh.

The festival of Vaikunta Ekadashi or Mukkoti Ekadashi is celebrated in this temple in a grand manner that it attracts people from all over the country.

The primary deity of the temple is Sri Ranganathaswamy and the temple also houses Goddess Ranganayaki.

Quick Facts:
Location: Jiyaguda, Hyderabad
Timings: 6.00 am to 9 pm
Time Taken to Visit: 2 to 4 hours
Entry Fee: None

Apart from the temples mentioned above, Hyderabad houses numerous other celebrated sites, which could be significant in the itinerary of Hyderabad Darshan Trip.

Find below some of the famous temples most preferred for darshan trips in Hyderabad:

  • Akkanna Madanna Temple
  • Balkampet Yellamma Temple
  • Karmanghat Hanuman Temple
  • Katta Maisamma temple
  • Kesari hanuman Temple
  • Shyam Temple
  • Skandagiri Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Devalayam
  • Ujjaini Mahankali Temple

Tout ensemble, Hyderabad Darshan Trip is sure to offer a never before holistic experience for the devotees.

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