Mangalagiri is situated in Guntur district and is known for several attractions. The most prominent of the attractions is the Panakala Narsimha Swamy Temple. The temple is located at the foot of the picturesque hills of Mangalagiri which means auspicious hills. The devotees offer jaggery water to the deity of the temple which is also offered to them as the prasadam. The most astonishing fact about the temple is that despite the presence of so much of jaggery, there are no ants in the temple. There are all together three Narsimha Temple who was the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The tourists throng this place to seek the blessings of the god and also to relish the picturesque hills.
How to reach Mangalagiri?
Mangalagiri is located on the National Highway 5 and hence can easily be reached via road from places like Guntur, Vijayawada and Hyderabad. There is also a railway station in this municipality which lies in Guntur-Vijayawada line. Hence, you can reach the place easily via both rail and road.
When to visit the place?
You can visit the place either in the month of monsoon as the greenery around the hills is at its peak or during the winters when the weather is ideal for sightseeing.