Tirumala

Tirumala is a hill town in Chittoor district in the state of Andhra Pradesh where Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is located, which is the abode of Lord Venkateswara. It is a Hindu temple in the hill town of Tirumala. The Tirumala Hill is 853m above sea level and is about 10.33 square miles (27 km2) in area. It comprises seven peaks, representing the seven heads of Adisesha, thus earning the name Seshachalam.The seven peaks are called Seshadri, Neeladri, Garudadri, Anjanadri, Vrushabadri, Narayanadri, and Venkatadri. The temple is on Venkatadri, the seventh peak, and is also known as the “Temple of Seven Hills” . The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Venkateswara, a form of the Hindu god Vishnu.

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