Set in the foothills of the Eastern Ghats in Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati is well known for housing one of the oldest pilgrimage sites- Balaji Temple. One of the most ancient and holy cities of the country, Tirupati is one destination which remains flocked with pilgrims all throughout the year.
Tirupati is a famous religious centre which allures people from different corners of the world. In Tirupati, tourists get to visit a number of temples such as Balaji Temple, Varahaswami temple, Tiruchanur temple, Govindaraja temple, Kapila Theertham, Srinivasa Mangapuram, Avanakshamma temple and ISKCON Lord Krishna Temple.
The place is not only a religious centre but has much more to offer as a holiday destination. The place offers a complete treat to nature lovers with its attraction - Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park which is home to a variety of species of animals and birds. The park is set in a beautiful backdrop which adds to the beauty of the place. The place also offers much to shopaholics with local handicrafts such as woodcarvings, whitewood toys, Kalamkari art and Chandana Dolls.