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Sai Baba Temple

Sai Baba temple in Star shape was constructed on the banks of the Tungabhadra river. Pure Marble Stone Statue of Shri Sai Baba was installed in the temple. There are sixteen spacious rooms in the temple. Shri Veeraswamy left his body in 1953 and his body is interred, with a fitting tomb, in the premises of the temple itself. As in other South Indian temples, regular puja, Archana and bhajana are conducted here and grand functions are celebrated on all important festive days, with huge mass poor feeding. This temple is thronged with surging crowds of Sai devotees on all Thursdays.

Shikaresvara Temple

This is the ancient small cave temple situated on the highest peak of Srisailam hills called Shikaram. The name of Shiva is Veera Sankara Swamy and worshipped as Shikareshwarar here. Above the cave temple a small beautiful Nandi is enshrined on a a circular pedestal. After doing parikrama of the Nandi one can view the Sri Mallikarjuna Jyotir Linga temple complex through the horns of the Nandi. The best season to visit is monsoon season when there is ample water in the river and lush greenery in the surrounding forest area. You are in for a panoramic view of the Nallamalai forest and Krishna river. The Shikaram can be reached through a flight of stairs (around 100 -120) from the parking place. The stairs are not steep and it is a comfortable climb. But beware of the monkeys on the climb.

Kondareddy Burz

It is located in the Kurnool city. A very huge and beautiful architectural structure located at the city centre. The Burz is well maintained. One can get a beautiful view of the city from the top.

It takes 20-25 minutes to see the Kondareddy Burz.

The Kurnool Fort alias Kondareddy Burz is located in the heart of Kurnool City and is one of the prominent landmarks in this area. Its just opposite to the Old Bus Stand. It was believed to be built by Achyuta Devarayalu, belonging to Vijayanagar Empire and stands even today as the splendorous examples of the architecture of those times. Konda Reddy Buruju is a part of Kurnool Fort and also the only part left out of the magnificent fort. Kondareddy Burz has become a center of attraction for film shootings and many films particularly with fraction background, were shot here. The appearance of Kondareddy Burz in films have made those films a run away hit with box office collections. People of this area say that there was a tunnel across the River Tungabhadra to Alampur. One can see this tunnel even now. This was the prison where Konda Reddy took his last breath and hence the tower was named after him. Kurnool City is a Revenue Division and also district head quarters. Earlier, from 1 October 1953 to 31 October 1956, Kurnool was the Capital of Andhra State which was carved out of Madras State in 1953. Late Sri Tangutoori Prakasam Pantulu was the first Chief Minister of Andhra State. Consequent upon the formation of Andhra Pradesh, the capital was shifted from Kurnool to Hyderabad from 1 November 1956.