Sri Golingeswara Swamy Temple
Andhra Pradesh, East Godavari
Located at Biccavolu, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, Sri Golingeswara Swamy Temple is a remarkable stone temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple was built by the Eastern Chalukyas in the 9th-10th centuries.
The central shrine of Golingeswara has a wealth of iconographic material all around it, and a beautiful Sivalingam and 33 lines sasanam on the door jambs. In the Mukhamandapam of the temple of Sri Golingeswara, two exquisite masterpieces of Eastern Chalukyas sculpture are preserved. One representing Lord Siva and Parvathi in the form known as Alingana Chandra Sekhara Murthy and the other a seated figure of Ganesh. The temple has Garbha Grih...View more
, Anataralas, Mukha madapa and other mandapas. The main entrance is facing south which leads to the main shrine. The idol in the sanctum sanctorum is a Shiva Lingam made of black granite.The walls of the sanctum sanctorum are decorated with sculptures with pilasters. The Vimana above the Garbha Griha contains a row of pillars and row of beams that ends at its base.
Timings : 05:00 AM to 11:00 AM & 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
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The culture of East Godavari district is a rich traditional one in all parts of the district, and reflects the true culture of Andhra Pradesh. It is known for Veda-pandits, the Godavari River and the hospitality of the people.
Sri Golingeswara Swamy Temple, Biccavolu, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh 533343
Buses are available from all major places in Andhra Pradesh to Rajahmundry which is 35 km away. Buses ply frequently from here to reach the temple.
The Nearest railway station is Biccavolu Railway Station which is 3 km away. Bus and auto services are available to reach the temple.
The Nearest airport is Rajahmundry Airport which is 39 km away. Bus and taxi services are available to reach the temple.
Morning pooja starts from 06:00 AM onwards. Astothram to be performed from 07:30 AM onwards