Best Temple To Visit In Vishakhapatnam
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Perched 300 meters above sea level on Simhachalam hill in Vizag, the Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, also known as Simhachalam Temple, showcases a unique blend of Kalinga/Odishan, Chola, and Chalukya architectural styles.
Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple
Unlike most temples facing east, this one stands proudly facing west. Adjacent to the temple is the Swami Pushkarini tank, while at the hill's base lies the Gangadhara tank. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu in the form of Varaha Narasimha, the temple narrates a legendary tale spanning thirty-two chapters
In this tale, Lord Vishnu, appearing in a non-human form with a boar's head, human torso, and lion's tail, rescued his devotee Prahlad from the invincible Hiranyakashipu, blessed with immunity against any human threat.
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The temple's serene surroundings and intricate architecture invite devotees to immerse themselves in the divine aura, making Simhachalam Temple a sacred haven atop the picturesque hills of Vizag.