Hindu Temples in Challapalli

Challapalli or Challapalle is a village and Mandal in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Challapalli is located at 16°07′00″N 80°56′00″E / 16.1167°N 80.9333°E / 16.1167; 80.9333. It has an average elevation of 7 metres (22 ft). According to Indian census, 2011, the demographic details of Challaplle mandal is as follows:Challapalle town has a population of 15,423 in 2011. After the reform in the Tauluka System in 1982, Challapalli Mandal was created from the Divi Thaluka. Challapalli village is a historical village and business center. Before the Independence Challapalli was ruled by Zamindars. The Fort of Challapalli is more than 400 years old. Agriculture, largely sugar, is the primary industry in this area, and there is still a large sugar refinery in the town, currently operating under the business name KCP Sugars. The Mandal contains one aided S.R.Y.S.P. Junior College and Sri Vivekananda Degree College. The town is 25 kilometres from the Machilipatnam Railway Station which is a district head quarter and 55 KM from the Vijayawada airport. The long standing tradition of ringing the fort’s bell on the hour every hour in order to allow the villagers to keep track of time is continued even now. Locals believe that there was an underground way from the Fort to the Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada. There are historical places like Ghantasala, Avanigadda, Hamsala divi, Pedakalle palli, Mopidevi, Srikakulam, Movva, Kuchipudi near to this village. The fort in this village is one of the main forts in Krishna district.[4] The history of Challapalli Zamindars is unclear as it is not known whether they are hereditary rulers of the land or got the land from the then Nizam. The famous fort of challapalli was built in the 18th century as the capital of Devarkota Estate and the town developed around the palace. It remains as a great example of Andhra architecture to this very day. The last crowned monarch of Challapalli was Srimanthu Raja Yaralagadda Shivaram Prasad Bahadur Garu (1906–76). His children and grandchildren the Royal household continue to reside in the palace. There are a good number of Educational Institutions are here such as – The first Anglo-Indian school by name Tims Excelsior English Medium School was established in the year 1976 by Henry Neville Tims in this little hamlet then. Unfortunately, it no longer exists now.
1.Guttikonda Bilam
2.Anjaneya Swami Temple
Koritepadu, Guntur
Ramalayam, Ganikapudi Village., Ganikapudi to Kopparru Rd, Ganikapudi
4.Bhavana Rushi Temple
Bhavana Rushi Nagar, Sattenapalli-Station, Sattenapalle
5.Ganesh Temple
R Agraharam, Guntur
6.Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple
State Highway 45, Chilakaluripet
7.Jillellamudi Amma Temple
8.Rama Temple
Endugumpalem Village
9.Bandlamamba Temple
10.Subrahmanyeswara swamy temple
Nagulapadu Rd, Nagula Padu
11.Ramanjaneya Temple
12.Anjaneya Swamy Temple Gujjanagundla
Gujjanagundla, Anjaneya Swamy Temple Road, Gujjanagundla, Guntur
13.Sai Baba Temple
Gorantla, Guntur
14.Venkateswara Swamy Temple
Brindavan Gardens, Guntur
15.Lord Shiva Temple
Poleramma Temple Rd, Nujellapalli
16.Lord Rama Temple
Poleramma Temple Rd, Nujellapalli
17.Poleramma Temple
Poleramma Temple Rd, Nujellapalli
18.Addankamma Temple
Velpuru – Vellalacheruvu Rd, Velpur
19.Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple Stambala Garuvu
stambala garuvu,guntur,Andhra Pradesh,India, Pin code: 522006, Pattabhipuram, Guntur
20.Omkara kshetram
Pandaripuram, Ashok Nagar, Guntur

List of Villages in Challapalli

  1. Amudalalanka
  2. Challapalli
  3. Lakshmipuram
  4. Majeru
  5. Mangalapuram
  6. Nadakuduru
  7. Pagolu
  8. Puritigadda
  9. Vakkalagadda
  10. Velivolu
  11. Yarlagadda