Anantapur is the divisional headquarters of the Anantapur Revenue Department and also is the headquarters of the Anantapurmu Mandal. The city lies on National Highway. In 1799, It was also the headquarters of c. It was also a strategically important position for the British Indian Army during World War II

Prasanthi Nilayam

Prasanthi Nilayam is the main ashram of Satya Sai Baba located in Puttaparthi village. Satya Sai Baba was born in Puttaparthi. “Prasanthi Nilayam” literally means “house of supreme peace.” Satya Sai Baba used to give daily darshan to his devotees in this ashram. Satya Sai Baba was usually present at the Prasanthi Nilayam from June to early mid-March. 

Clock Tower

The Clock Tower is a structure located in the center of Anantapur in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is built in memory of the martyrs of the Indian independence movement. under the leadership of M. Ramachandra Naidu, the District Judge, and other persons took the initiative for this construction In 1945. Its radius is 15 feet which shows the date 15th. It has 8 faces which indicate the eighth month of the year, August.  The height of the clock tower is 47 feet which indicates the year 1947.

Ahobilam Temple

Ahobilam is a small village famous for Lord Narasimha Swamy Temple. The Ahobilam temple is dedicated to Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swami.  The temple complex has Adi Lakshmi Devi temple and Chenchu ​​Lakshmi Devi temples. The holy Ahobilam temple was built 5 feet 3 inches in the footsteps of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swami. It is believed that a marriage that takes place here leads to a happy and fulfilling marriage. Lord Narasimha is the half-man, half-lion form of Lord Vishnu when he came to save his devotee Prahlada from his father.

ISKCON Temple 

Anantapur is just as beautiful as any other ISKCON temple built around the world. At the entrance is a statue of four huge horses, and the temple is in the shape of a horse-drawn chariot. the temple was inaugurated in February 2008. It is known as Radha Parthasarathi Temple. The amazing ISKCON temple is located on the outskirts of the city, in the village of Somaladoddi. This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and focuses on spreading the belief of ‘Krishna Consciousness‘, the belief that Lord Krishna is the supreme power, above all others. The beautiful temple feels more scintillating at night when the lights illuminate its walls. The birthday of Lord Krishna is the most beloved festival of Janmashtami.

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