Sri Venkata Chalapathi Temple, Tirunelveli
About Sri Venkata Chalapathi Temple
Sri Venkata Chalapathi Temple in Tirunelveli is similar to Tirupati Balaji Temple and is as revered as the South Tirupati. Here Garuda, the Lord’s divine mount is seen with the Lord’s Sudarshan Chakra and Conch to guard the world. In the days long gone by, Rishi Pailar performed severe austerities here. Lord Srinivasa appeared and agreed to stay here with Sridevi and Bhoodevi forever.
Twelve Rishis and the twelve steps
Twelve Rishi and poets known as Azhwars wanted to be here always at the feet of the Lord. The twelve steps leading to the Sanctum of the Lord are represented by them. Prayers offered here are considered equal to prayers offered in Tirupati.
Krishnapuram Temple Timings
06:00 AM to 11:00 AM
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Krishnapuram Temple Pujas and Aartis
Abhishek, Aartis, Garuda Seva, and other rituals are done throughout the day.
Nearby places to visit
Palani Murugan temple
Arulmigu Kalyana Subramanya Temple
Bala Murugan temple
Nava Tirupathi Temples
How to reach Tirunelveli (Sri Venkata Chalapathi Temple)
Tirunelveli Railway Station is 21 km from the temple.
Trivandrum Airport is 170 km from the temple
Cochin Airport is 307 km from the temple
Distances from Tirunelveli
Tiruchendur – 61 km
Kanyakumari – 86 km
Thiruvananthapuram – 153 km
Madurai – 160 km
Rameshwaram – 236 km