Bapatla - Hindu Temples

Hindu Temples

Bhavannarayana Swamy Temple, Located in the heart of the town, is one of the oldest temples of Andhra Pradesh. It was constructed by the great king Krimikantha Chola in 1465 and was renovated by Raja (King) Vasireddi Venkatadrinaidu of Amaravathi kingdom in 1856. This temple has been preserved for years by the Archaeological department of India. On October 23, 2011, this temple's Galigopuram (main entrance) has been collapsed, allegedly because of the negligence of Archaeological department. The galigopuram stood at a 75-feet tower close to a five-storied building. This incident made it to the big news all over Andhra Pradesh. There is Sri Sankara vidyalayam, a 96 year old Veda Patasala Near bhavannarayana swamy temple established by sri bramhananda teertha swamy and run by sri sankara vidyalaya sangham.

Sai Baba Temple, located at the outskirts of the town, is known for god Sai Baba. People visit this temple on Thursdays to attend the Aarti to baba.

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