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, Andhra Pradesh

(Srisailam is also spelled as Srisilam / Srisalam)
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State: Andhra Pradesh
District: Kurnool
Famous for/as: Pilgrim, Jyotirlinga
Languages: Telugu, Hindi
Best Season: Nov - Mar
Weather: Summer 22-41°C, Winter 15-30°C
Altitude: 409 m
Pincode: 518002
STD code: 08512
Srisailam is a renowned hill town located on a majestic natural setting on the banks of the River Krishna in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Srisailam is known for many ancient temples, a wildlife sanctuary and a dam. Srisailam hills are very rich in scenic attractions, breathtaking wild life and this hill offers panoramic views of the surroundings.

Sikharam, the highest spot in the undulated hilly regions of Srisailam, is known for its majestic natural beauty, eye catching scenarios and a marvelous temple. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is renowned as Sikhareswara Swamy temple. The idol is believed to be the Lord of Sikharam. There is a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha in Sikharam.

The famous Bhramaramba Mallikarjunaswamy Temple located at height of about 457 meters on the southern bank of River Krishna is a major pilgrim spot in Srisailam hill town. This temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples in the country. The artificial Srisailam Dam having a length of 512 meter constructed across Krishna River and the Srisailam Wildlife Sanctuary with wealthy wild life are other tourist attractions in Srisailam.

Nallamala forest ranges with densely wooded trees and diverse flora and fauna lies in the proximity to the Srisailam hills. These lusting green forest regions are ideal for adventurous trekking, hill climbing and forest exploration and research. Srisailam is the base camp for Nallamala explorations. It was in this Nallamala forest ranges, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Dr Rajasekhara Reddy was killed in a helicopter Crash.
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