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Ministry of Tourism,
Govt. of India,
Balayogi Paryatak Bhavan, # 6-3-870,
Ph.No: 040 – 2340 9199 (Information Counter),
Fax:040 - 23409299
Travel to Tirupati and you will be confronted by a symbol of Hindu India in the spiritually important Lord Sri Venkateswara temple situated on one of the seven peaks of Tirumala Hills adjoining it. This busiest and richest temple in India draws thousands of pilgrims every day.
A Dravidian-style shrine of great antiquity, it was patronized by all the major powers of south India including Pallavas, Pandyas, Cholas, and Vijayanagar. The magnificent structure features diamond-decorated 2 m black stone idol of Lord Venkateswara, living form of Vishnu. In fact, the journey to Tirupati situated in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh is a pilgrimage that every Hindu cherishes to make.