Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Tirumala Venkateswara Temple also known as Tirupati Venkateswara Temple is a famous temple of Lord Venkateswara located in the hill town Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh. The temple is located on the Venkatachalam hill that forms part of the seven hills of Tirumala, and hence the temple is also known as the Temple of Seven HillsSaptagiri.

The temple is the richest and the most visited place of worship in the world.The temple is visited by about 50,000 to 100,000 pilgrims daily, while on special occasions and festivals, like the annual Brahmotsavam, the number of pilgrims shoots up to 500,000, making it one of the most visited holy place in the world.