The ancient and sacred temple of Sri Venkateswara is located on the seventh peak, Venkatachala (Venkata Hill) of the sacred Seshachalam ranges and lies on the southern banks of Sri Swami Pushkarini. The Temple houses the awe-inspiring seven-feet idol of Lord Venkateswara which has been attracting millions of devotees and tourists. The Srivari Temple dated back to 1200 BC sprawls over an area of few acres, is a huge shrine with 415 feet long and263 feet wide. It has three prakaras or enclosures encircling the holy sanctum of Lord Venkateswara. The metal sealing is as old as 1000 years. It also houses separate chambers for keeping his ornaments, holy silks, fresh garlands, sandal wood grinder all along his temple. Besides a Potu (kitchen) to make Laddu prasadam for devotees, there is also a special kitchen where the daily food (naivedyam) of Lord is prepared on a clock orange basis throughout the day.
BEST TIME TO VISIT TIRUPATI
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Tirupati is as given below. The best time to visit Tirupati is also specified.