Sangameshwar Temple


Srisailam Bus Ticket Booking
Routes Popular Operators Price
Srisailam to Visakhapatnam bus 496 kms | 15 hr 45 mins (appx.) APSRTC ‚¹1043 onwards
Srisailam to MMTCC5950 bus 127 kms | 5 hr 15 mins (appx.) APSRTC ‚¹359 onwards
Srisailam to Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) bus 169 kms | 6 hr 26 mins (appx.) APSRTC ‚¹393 onwards
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Who built Sangameshwara Temple?

The temple’s wooden Lingam, Sangameshwaram, is believed to have been installed by Dharmaraja, the eldest of the Pandavas, after their visit to Srisailam Mallikarjuna temple. The temple is considered a place of religious sanctity due to being built at the confluence of seven rivers and remain visible for two months.

When was Sangameshwara temple built?

between 697 and 733 CE
The oldest of these temples is Sangameshwara, which was built during the reign of Vijayaditya Satyashraya, between 697 and 733 CE. The largest of these temples in Pattadakal is the Virupaksha Temple, which was built between 740 and 745 CE.

Who built srisailam?

On the southern bank of River Krishna, is a temple, the town Srisailam is known for. The Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, is the most celebrated temple of the town and finds it roots 6 centuries in history, when it was built by King Harihara Raya of Vijayanagar.

When was srisailam built?

Srisailam Dam
Coordinates 16°05²13³N 78°53²50³E
Purpose Hydroelectric, Irrigation & Water supply
Construction began 1960
Opening date 1981
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Who is sangameshwar?

The meaning of Sangama in Marathi (and most Indian languages) is confluence, and so the name Sangameshwar. It is historically important as the place where Chhatrapati Sambhaji, son of Chhatrapati Shivaji was captured by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Chhatrapati Sambhaji was tortured and executed in Tulapur.

Who built mallikarjuna?

The temple is constructed in 745 AD by the second wife of Chalukyan ruler Vikramaditya. Built in Dravidian style, the temple has three mukhamandapas on three sides with a partially collapsed stone nandi mandapa in front of the temple.

Who destroyed Pattadakal temple?

After the fall of Chalukya of Badami, Pattadakal saw lot of changes in the ruling and it was also destroyed by the Delhi Sultanate during 13th century. Some of the other rulers who ruled Pattadakal are Vijayanagara Empire, Adil Shahi dynasty, Mughals and the Tipu Sultans.

Can we touch lingam in Srisailam?

Srisailam Devasthanam

The Darshan which is available to those devotees who buy the tickets costing 500 INR per person is all about visiting the Mallikarjuna Swamy in his real Linga form and the devotees can be able to touch the Linga and worship in the nearest possible way.

Can we go Srisailam in night?

If you want to plan to reach srisailam in the night better start around 4PM in Hyderabad, so that you can cross the forest checkpost in time. The other places to visit: 1.


The best season to visit Srisailam is the winter season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing. The best months to visit are November, December, January, February and March.


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