Recording the history of Nellore


Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple (Narasimha Konda)

narasimha konda temple in nellore

Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple was built on a small hill, popularly known as Narasimha Konda,  by the banks of river Penna about 15 km from Nellore. According to the rock inscriptions, this temple was built by the Pallava king Narsimha Varma in the ninth century. It is believed that the sage Kashyapa established the temple on the bank of Pinakini (popularly known as Penna river).

narasimha konda temple in nellore

There are seven tanks (Koneru) around the temple with a great hill top view of the river Penna and the Nellore city. Every year brahmotsavams are celebrated here in the month of May. Jonnawada is just a couple of kilometers from here on the other side of the Penna river.

You can also find two wind mills atop this hill where you can get to see them from close. Good for students and clean energy enthusiasts.

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