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Alampur (Andhra Pradesh)

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Alampur is a small village in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Alampur Temple River side

Alampur is 30 km from Kurnool and 200 km from Hyderabad. Buses ply very frequently (every 30 minutes) from Kurnool town to Alampur. The bus journey from Kurnool takes approximately 50 minutes and the ticket costs Rs 12 one way. The nearest highway is NH7. From Hyderabad, take bus plying to Kurnool and get down at Alampur Cross Roads. From there you can take shared auto/taxi/bus to Alampur village (approximately 15 km).

There is a railway station named "Jogulamba Halt" near the village, but not many trains stop here.

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Alampur Bus stand

Alampur is a small village and you can get around by walk.

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Alampur Temple
Naganaka Banda 7-8 A.D time
Alampur museum
  • Jogulamba Temple is very famous and is one of the Ashtadasha Peethams (18 abodes of Mother). The temple was completely demolished during Muslim invasions and is recently reconstructed.
  • Nava Brahma Temples are 9 temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. They date back to 6th-7th centuries CE. Only Bala Brahma temple is fully operational now. All the remaining eight temples are closed and are protected by Archaeological Survey of India. The architecture is worth visiting.
  • River Tunga Bhadra flows nearby the temples. The elevated platform on the banks gives a picturesque view of the paddy fields.
  • temple usually opens by 5:30.Piligrims can have dharshan from 7am to 1pm and 2pm to 8:30pm

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River view Alampur temples
River crossing in Coracle or Putti

Crossing River in Coracle(putti or Teppa) boats

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Kurnool is the nearest city and has excellent lodging facilities, suiting all budgets.


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