Simhachalam Temple | Vizag Tourism Places | Best Tourism Attractions
Simhadri or Simhachalam is a Hindu temple located in Visakhapatnam city suburb of Simhachalamin Andhra Pradesh, India.
This great temple built in the 11th century by the King Sri Krishnadevarayam, is one of its kind in the country. Inscriptions on the temple date back to 1098 AD.
History says that Prahlada – a devotee of Lord Vishnu was being tortoured by his father. Lord Vishnu in the avatara of Lord Nrusimha kills Prahlada’s father and saves the child.
One can reach Simhachalam from almost any where in Vizag. If you get down at the Waltair Railway Station, you can visit Simhachalam by Bus ( 6A ) or hire a Cab.
Busses numbered 6A and 40 start from the Dwaraka Bus Station ( APSRTC Complex ).
If starting from Gajuwaka, you can get Bus numbered 55. And if you want to start from Maddilipalem, get the bus numbered 540. 60H from Post office.
If you like to have a more comfortable journey, hiring a cab is always a good idea.
Simhachalam Devasthanam runs Simhadri Bus Service to take you to the hill top from the foothill.
Simhachalam Opening Timings
All days of the week
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM