Sri Suryanarayana Swamy temple, Gollala Mamidada
Andhra Pradesh, East Godavari
Located at Gollala Mamidada, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, Sri Suryanarayana Swamy temple is a famous pilgrim center dedicated to Sun God. The temple was founded in 1920 by Sri Kovvuri Basivi Reddy.
According to the legends, the temple was built by Sri Kovvuri Basivi reddy in the year 1920. He was the jamindar of G.mamidada. He had dedicated his life for welfare of the society. This is the second famous Lord Surya temple after Arasavilli Sun Temple.
The positions of surya namaskaras paintings are displayed at the entrance of the temple on the walls. A small idol of Lord Krishna can be seen from the mirror inside the top of the temple gopuram. The outer walls of the temple are sculpted with different images of gods.
Timings : 06:00 AM to 12:00 PM and from 04:00 PM to 09:00 PM
No dress code
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Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Temple, G.Mamidada Village,Pedapudi Mandal,East Godavari District, Andhra Pardesh 533344
G.mamidada is 21 km distance from Kakinada, 66 km from Amalapuram, 48 km from Rajahmundry, 186 km from Vijayawada, 170 km from Visakhapatnam and 459 km from Hyderabad. APSRTC buses are available from all major places of Andhra Pradesh.
Nearest railway station is Kakinada, which is 21 km distance from G.mamidada and another major railway station is Rajahmundry, which is 48 km distance from G.mamidada.
Nearest Airport is Rajahmundry, which is 48 km distance from G.mamidada.
Morning pooja starts from 06:00 A.M onwards. Thereafter, astothram to be performed and daily seva's and pooja events to be performed in the temple.
Radha Sapthami on Maga Sudda Sapthami (February Month), and Bhishma Ekadasi in the month of February