A small village located in the banks of river Pampa in East Godavari district if Andhra Pradesh, Annavaram is a popular religious site in the state. The most important attraction of the place is the Lord Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy temple located on the Ratnagiri hills. The temple is around 1 km from the ground and can be reached either by steps covered with canopy, via Ghat road, or trekked via a stone path. The temple hols a lot of religious significance and is next only to Tirupati temple. It is 108 km from Visakhapatnam.
Dedicated to Lord Veera Venkata Satya-narayana Swamy, some of the major festivals held here are Kalyanam in May, Devi Navratri in September, Swayamvara Vardhanti of Sraavana Suddha Ekadashi Day, Srirama Kalyana, Kanakadurga Yatra, Prabha Utsavam, Teppa Utsavam and Jalatoranam. The temple is the best example of Vishwakarma Brahmin Stapathis architecture where the main temple is constructed like a chariot with four wheels, one at each corner of the temple. Beside the main temple there are numerous other temples which too are located close to the Lord Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy temple – Sri Rama temple, shrines of Vanadurga and Kanaka Durga and temple of Grama-devath.