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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Sri Venketeswara Museum, Tirupati, Chittoor - 103

Guys, Sri Venketeswara Museum of Tirupati is located at Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. It displays stone and wooden carvings, articles used for Puja, and traditional art and architecture. This is also known as "Sri Venkateswara Dhyana Vignana Mandiram S.V.D.V.M." It was established in 1980.

Now a new building has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 4 crores named as Sri Venkateswara Dhyana Vignana Mandiram S.V.D.V.M. This building, an architectural beauty, houses a museum, meditation centre and photo gallery.

All the articles being displayed in the museum have been shifted to this building. Stone and wooden carvings, articles used for puja, and traditional art and architecture are displayed here. S.V.D.V.M. Devotees are also provided facilities to meditate in the newly build 'Mandiram'.

How to get there?

Air:

Tirupati being one of the most important pilgrimage centre, is well connected by air and has got its own airport.

Rail:

Tirupati is the nearest railway station. There are trains that travel via Renigunta or Gudur, but do not touch Tirupati. From Renigunta / Gudur, one can reach Tirupati by train, bus, or taxi.

Buses:

APSRTC buses run from all the important places in the state and between Tirupati and Tirumala. TTD also runs buses between Tirupati and Tirumala, free of cost. For local transportation Taxis, Unmetered Taxis, Rickshaws, City bus services, Transport and buses on hire are available.

Where to stay?

Accommodation is available in the hotels at Tirupati.

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