Chilkur Balaji Temple
The great specialty of the Chilkur temple is that it has remained out of government control. The temple does not take a single penny of the donation from Devotees. Around 75,000 to 1,00,000 devotees visit Chilkur Balaji Temple every year. Great personalities like Sri Ahobila Mutt, Tilakayaths of Shri Vallabhacharya Sampradaya, Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya of Sringeri Mutt, and Many other prominent leaders visited the temple.
History of Chilkur Balaji Temple
Chilkur Balaji Temple was built during the time of Madanna and Akkanna. Hence the temple is one of the ancient temples. As per various tales and stories, there was a devotee who used to visit the Tirupati temple every year. But once he was sick and couldn’t visit the temple. Lord Venkateshwara appeared in his dream and said: “Don’t worry, I am in the Jungle of the village”. The devotee went to the jungle and start digging. He found an idol & finally he made a temple for the Idol.
Till now, Lord Venkateshwara is worshipped here.
Chilkur Balaji Temple Timing
The temple timing of the Chilkur Balaji is from 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The temple is open throughout the week.
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Places to Visit near Chilkur Balaji Temple
- This all places to visit are within 30 km from the Chilkur Balaji temple in Hyderabad.
Best Time to Visit CHilkur Visa Balaji Temple
The best time to visit Chilkur Balaji Temple is from October to December. Because during this season the atmosphere is quite pleasant. As from March to July is a lot of heat which will be uncomfortable for the Devotees to visit the temple. And in the rainy season, it will also not be convenient for Devotes. Thus the winter season is the best time to visit the temple.
Try and plan to visit the temple on non-holidays. During the weekend and holidays, there are a lot of crowds and long queues waiting for Darshan.
How to Reach Chilkur Balaji Temple
Hyderabad is the best and most convenient city for reaching the temple. All types of transportation facilities are easily available from the Hyderabad to reach the Chilkur Balaji temple.
The nearest airport to the temple is Hyderabad airport which is just 20 km from the temple. From the Hyderabad airport, Devotees can take private taxis or cabs to reach the temple.
Himayat railway station is the nearest railway station to the temple which is within walking distance from the Chilkur Balaji temple.
State Buses are easily available from Hyderabad to reach the temple. APRSTC Buses run to Mehdipatnam which is the nearest Bus to the temple and every 15-minute bus is run between the Mehdipatnam and Hyderabad. Devotees can hire private taxis or cabs to reach the temple.
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