Sree Seetharamachandraswamy Temple at Bhadrachalam | Bhadrachalam Temple Tourist Guide

Sree Seetharamachandra swamy temple is located at Bhadrachalam and is the most well known and famous temple of Lord Rama. The Temple is located on the left banks of the Godavari river.

Sree Seetharamachandra swamy temple is one of the well known and the greatest pilgrimage centers in south india, which has a rich and historical background. The name Bhadrachalam is said to be derived from Bhadragiri where Bhadra was the son of meru and Menaka.

Legend of the Sree Seetharamachandra swamy temple of Bhadrachalam

Once a lady named Pokkala Dammakka deamt Sree rama telling her about the three swayambu moorthy's, which are in the Bhadragiri hills . She found that they were really there as she saw them in the dream, cleared the jungle and put up a modest structure for them. She offered pooja to the deities. The temple was later constructed in the 17th century by the well known Bhaktha Ramdas who was a fervent devotee of Lord Rama.
This is the next big temple dedicated to Lord Sreerama aftr the Ayodhya temple. Here the temple is encircled by the Godavari river flowing towards the southern direction. Bhadrachalam attracts thousands of devotees from all over the world, as it is believed to be situated in an area which was a part of the dandakaranya forest where Sreerama and Seetha spent their time in exile along with Lakshmana. There is a hut which Rama made for himself and sita and the place where Ravana abducted Sita.

Festivals of the Sree Seetharamachandra swamy temple at Bhadrachalam

There are two festivals which are celebrated here, the annual Kalyanotsavam on the eve of the Sree Rama navami in the month of March / April and vaikunta Ekadasi in December / January. There will be a huge influx of devotees during these festivals not only from Andhra but from all over India. Sree Ramachandraswamy gives Dharshan through the Vaikunta Dwaram on the eve of the Mukkoti.

How to Reach Bhadrachalam Sree Seetharamachandra swamy temple

Bhadrachalam is located in the Khammam district of the state of Andhra Pradesh which is slightly to the northeast of Hyderabad . The town is located on the banks of the Godavari river which is about 160 kilometers from Rajahmundhry and about 200 kilometers from Vijayawada. To reach Bhadrachalam,you can reach Hyderabad international airport and then travel either by road or by rail to Bhadrachalam. Since it is a tourist destination , you can find transport buses plying regularly from almost all the cities in Andhra and the nearby states too.

Other important temples of Bhadrachalam
Sri Annapurna Kasi Viswanathar temple
Sri saibaba temple
Sri Ayyappaswamy temple
Sri Krishna Temple

Accommodations in the Bhadrachalam temple area

Devasthanam Accommodations are available near the temple and you can call up at the numbers mentioned below to book them.

Yatrika Sadanam 20/- to 90/-
Vemulavada Sadanam 45/-
TTD Choultry Single Room 45/- to 60/-
Kurnool Srinivasa rao sadanam 45/- to 60/-
Veerareddy Sadanam 50/-
Yadagiri Sadan 50/- to 75/-
Nagireddy Sadan 60/-
Yadagiri Sadanan Double 75/-
Kamala Kutiram and Veeranna Cottage 100/-
Gutta Nilayam 125/-
A.E Quarter 150/-
Chandramouli Sadanam ( down) 150/-
Superintendent Quarters 150/-
Heeral,Koneru,Sri Nilayam,Dhanalaxmi 300/-
Brahmaji Cottage A/C, Alluri Nilayam A/C 300/-
Sagara A/C, Agarwal A/C 300/-
Sita Nilayam A/C 400/-
Sharada Nilayam A/C 400/-
Nandi Nilayam A/C 500/-
Gold star A/C 500/-
Tanisha Marriage hall 1 Hall 1000/-
Tanisha Marriage hall 2 Halls 2000/-

Devasthanam Accommodation- Contact Numbers
Office 08743-232428
Devasthanam Executive Officer : 08743 232456

Hotel Ratan
(The Prestigious Hotel in Bhadrachalam Shrine)
13-2-199, Opp RTC Bus stand
Bhadrachalam 507111
Khammam Dist - Andhra Pradesh
For Reservations
9885584181, 9866277341
233384, 233385 Fax 233386


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