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Kailasa Kona

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Kailasakona waterfalls(Kona falls) are a natural perennial waterfall in the valley of Nagari Hills in Chittoor District. The water originates from a split in the mass rock. The water here is crystal clear having considerable mineral values. There is a small temple of Lord Shiva and Parvati near the waterfall. It is said that the water here, has some medicinal powers and can heal ailments.

Kailasa kona falls
Kailasa kona Entrance

The foot of the waterfall can be reached even by car, which is something unusual at most of the places.

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As per the puranas, it is said that Lord Kailasanatheswara Swami attended the marriage of Lord Venkateshwara Swami and Goddesses Padmavathi at Narayanavaram here. He then selected this water fall for performing penance for some time. Hence the name Kailasakona.

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Kailasa kona comes 10 kilometers before Puthur (Andhra Pradesh).You need to watch for the milestone (on the right side of the road) that reads “Puthur 10″. This entrance comes immediately after that milestone on the left side of the road. From here its a 2 kilometer drive along the single road.

From Chennai:Its around 100 Kilometers from Chennai and takes about 2 hours

Route 1: Porur – Ponnamalle – Thirumazhisai – Puduchatiram – Thiruvallur - Poondi – Uthukottai – Nagalapuram - Kone

Route 2: Annanagar – Ambattur – Avadi – Thirunindravur – Thiruvallur – Poondi – Uthukottai – Nagalapuram – Kone

Route 3: AnnaNagar – Padi Junction – Puzhal – Cholavaram Toll Plaza – Periyapalayam – Uthukottai – Nagalapuram - Kone

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There are a few very ordinary hotels present at the foothills. If you need better food, you need to go to Puthur.

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