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Address: Penna River, Nellore, India

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This land mark Hindu temple known for it's oldest history and scenic beauty, located on the bank of Penna river that flows in Nellore city is worth praying by.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This land mark Hindu temple known for it's oldest history and scenic beauty, located on the bank of Penna river that flows in Nellore city is worth praying by.

Thank Rao1940497
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

This centuries old temple situated on the banks of Pennar river ( Telugu translation of MahaBharatm was done by Thikkana somayaji on the banks of This river, thougfh the actual spot is no near to the temple) gives the visitor a different spiritual and divine experience. The presiiding deity lord Vishnu ( Talpagiri Ranga natha swamy as locals call it... More 

1 Thank krishnamk
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

A very old temple and very famous temple. This temple is located on the banks of Penna river. It is believed to have been constructed in the 12th century. The deity is a form of Lord Vishnu is a sleeping posture and is known as Ranganatha or Ranganayakulu. Devotees can take a dip in Penna as it is approachable for... More 

Thank Leolion9
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

One of the most ancient temples of country. It is on the banks of a river and is a lovely place when the river is flowing.

1 Thank karthikeya r
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Interesting temple with many devotees worshipping A worthwhile day trip if you are in Nellore, and a holy place for hindus

Thank Robert M
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Every time I visit this town, I ensure not to miss visiting this temple. Lord Ranganathsamy graces the place by resting his head on the left hand and facing westwardly direction. The shrine is situated on the bank of Pennar river. Having darshan in the morning is mesmerising with the serenity of the place and blessing of God.

Thank Mohan2013
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

The temple is surrounding huse land and near by penna river and the temple atosphere is very silent and cool.

Thank ksridhar65
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Sri Ranganatha swamy Temple is one of the great and old temple in nellore. Here Ranganathaswamy in Sleeping position. Dark Stone. Once upon a time the river penna over flow with flood water. that time water entered in main temple. Ranganathaswamy stopped the water with his leg thumb finger. thats why swamy finger shows little bend

Thank Ravi K
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Built by Pallava Kings in 7 th century, Later developed in 12th century has unique feature ofm facing west side towards river Penna. Must see attraction in Nellore.

Thank gurudevr
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Looking at Lord Ranganathaswamy in the temple at Nellore, is like seeing God resting in Heaven . And if , like me , you visited in the evening , the soothing waters of the river Penna, definitely bring awe and peace and make you believe in the existence of God .Don't miss this ancient temple .

Thank Nirmala R

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