Located 1 kilometres from Srikakulam District in Andhra Pradesh, Arasavilli is a village which is renowned for its famous Sun God Temple. The deity in the temple is of Suryanarayana Swamy who is known to be as the Sun God. It is believed that the origin of the temple dates back to the 7th Century AD by Kalinga ruler Devendra Varma. The temple features among the two temples which are dedicated to the Sun God. The architecture of the temple reflects the architectural glory of the Kalinga Dynasty.
Witness the diversity in the temple
It is a panchayatana temple with an idol of Aditya nestled in the centre and idols of Parvati, Vishnu, Ganesh and Shiva in four corners of the temple. The festive occasion of the Ratha Saptami is the best time to visit the temple. Hundreds of devotees visit the temple on this festive occasion and the temple is decorated with lights, giving it a glowing and stylish look.
Enjoy the wonderful connectivity
The village enjoys a wonderful connectivity through the rail network. The Dusi Railway Station is the nearest station to the village. The village is also very well connected through roads with the nearby towns like Srikakulam and Amadalavalasa.