Tirupati Balaji recognized for the Lord Venkateshwara deity is a very popular pilgrimage destinations of South India. The meaning of the name Tirupati – Balaji is ‘Lord of Lakshmi’. This shrine located on a hill at Tirumala, which is a cluster of sev
en hills is one of the lively cultural and philanthropic institutions with an impressive history depicting the Dravidian architecture. The temple is considered to be a Mecca to the Hindus and large number of pilgrims and devotees line up in long serpentine queues to offer prayers and offerings to the deity. Due to the presence of these hallowed shrines at this picture perfect town, tourism in Tirupati-Balaji is increasingly growing in popularity. Apart from these there are various attractive and interesting tourist sites such as Chandragiri, Sri Kalahasthi, Agastyaswamy Temple, Kalyani Dam, Horsley Hills and Kailasakona Waterfalls.