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Alampur - Godess Jogulamba & Nava Brahma Temples

Alampur was infact a fortified temple town, with a gate-way at the west (niravadya Prakara). Alampur town located at the confluence of the sacred rivers Tungabhadra and Krishna known as the Western Gateway of Srisailam, the famous Shaivite pilgrim centre. The principal deities at Alampur are Brahmeshwara and Jogulamba. Alampur was previously Known as Halampuram, Hamalapuram And Alampuram. Name of this place as Hatampura, mentioned in the inscription dated 1101 A.D. belongs to Western Chalukya Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI.

Alampur Temple Images

Pilgrim Attractions

  • Alampur temple town located at the confluence of the rivers Tungabhadra and Krishna
  • Jogulamba Temple is very ancient but renovated in 2005
  • 5th one of 18 Maha Shakti Peethas of Goddess Shakti
  • Architectural marvels of 700 A.D. Navabrahma temples
  • Suryanarayana and Narasimha swamy temples
  • Papanasam group of 24 temples near by - 1.5km
  • Bhudevi idol at Bala Brahmeswara and Renuka Matha temple in Vundalli

Where is Alampur

Alampur town is located in Mahbubnagar district, Telangana state, India - 509152.

How to Reach

  • Nearest Town: Kurnool - 24km
  • Distance From: Hyderabad - 213 km, Tirupati - 363 km, Bangalore - 380 km
  • Nearest Airport: Hyderabad
  • Nearest Bus Station: Alampur
  • Nearest Railway Station: Alampur Road - 8km (only Passenger trains), Kurnool (Major stop on Hyderabad - Bangalore line)
  • Transport: From Hyderabad drive till Alampur Cross Road (200km) on NH7 take Alampur road and drive 13km to reach Alampur. There are frequent buses from Kurnool. Buses run from Hyderabad, Waranagal and Karimnagar regularly.

Where to Stay

Haritha Hotel, located close to the Tungabhadra River. The hotel offers quality accommodation and food services.

Kurnool city has budget and luxury hotels for stay.

Where to Eat

Haritha Hotel Alampur offers quality food for tourists visiting this temple. There are other small restaurants located near the temple and along the highway.

Kurnool city also has many food options.

Festivals / Events

Sharan Navaratri is the biggest festival at Alampur Jogulamba Temple. The concluding event, Theppotsavam (boat festival) is an eye-catching event held on Vijaya Dasami at Krishna – Thungabhadra sangamam (confluence of River Krishna and Tungabhadra).

Worship & Darshan Timings

  • 07.00am to 01.00pm  Darshanam
  • 01.00pm to 02.00pm  Break
  • 02.00pm to 08.30pm  Darshanam

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