Wandering Destination: Balaji Temple, Jagdalpur
The Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple (Balaji Temple) in Jagdalpur is built by the members of Andhra Association. Balaji perhaps being the most sacred deity for andhraites, forced to have Balaji temple in their own town of Jagdalpur.
The temple is built over about half an acre square premise also hosts Ganesh Temple, idols of different Hindu gods and ample space to organise major events. As it seats on the boundary of the town near Dalpat Sagar lake, ambience is peaceful. Temple opens at five in the evening when the time so apt to experience the busy sky and a cool breeze.
Some tips:1. Temple open at 5:00 OM in the evening and remains open till 9 PM.
2. Photography is allowed inside the premises but not inside the temples.