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Antarvedi - Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

Antarvedi is an important pilgrim center in the East Godavari district. This little village is situated at the most interior part on the East coast of Andhra Pradesh. The shrine of Lord Vishnu is in the form of Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy with Goddess Lakshmi Devi sitting on His Lap is positioned towards west was constructed between 15th and 16th centuries.

Antarvedi Temple Images

Pilgrim Attractions

  • Island temple of Sri Lakshmi Narsimha Swamy, facing west
  • Lord Neela kantheswara Temple
  • Sri Rama, Anjaneya and Venugopala shrines
  • Vasishta temple
  • Vasishta Godavari river meeting Bay of Bengal
  • Boating to an Island on the other side of Gadavari
  • Holy bath at Saptha Sagara sangamam
  • Antarvedi beach (2km) and Light house

Where is Antarvedi

Antarvedi is located in Sakhinetipalli Mandal, East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh state, India - 533252.

How to Reach

  • Nearest Town: Narasapur - 17 km by road, 10 km by boat
  • Distance From: Visakhapatnam - 265 km, Vijayawada - 160 km, Kakinada - 114 km, Rajamahendravaram - 96 km
  • Nearest Airport: Vijayawada, Rajahmundry
  • Nearest Bus Station: Antarvedi
  • Nearest Railway Station: Narsapur, Rajahmundry (on Vijayawada - Vishakhapatnam line)
  • Transport: Antarvedi is well connected by road and frequent buses available from Narasapur, Rajahmundry and Kakinada.

Where to Stay

Devasthanam Choultries are available which offer good stay at nominal price.

AP Tourism's Coconut country resort at Dindi village (see below in Get Aroud section) is the best option.

Festivals / Events

  • Bhisma Ekadasi (Jan or Feb) fair, is when huge number of devotees attend
  • Sri Venkateswara Swamy kalyanam on Jyeshta Sudha Ekadasi (May or June)
  • Sri Narasimha Jayanthi on Vysakha Sudha Chaturdasi (April or May)

Visiting Places near Antarvedi