Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami

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Well The Tallest Statue of Hanuman in the World is Taller than The Tallest Statue of Human figure made by Western World i.e. Rio De Janeiro. The Statue of Lord Hanuman is 135 feet Tall and is located in the town of Paritala, approximately 240 km from the city of Hyderabad, inAndhra Pradesh, India.

The Statue is known as Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami. The Statue was inaugurated on 22-06-2003. And from that day, till today it is the Tallest Statue of Lord Hanuman in The World……!
 

Arasavalli Sun Temple

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The famous Sun God Temple situated in Arasavalli Village which is at a distance of about 1 K.M. east of Srikakulam Town District head quarters of the North Coastal Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the ancient and all among two sun God temples in our Country. According to Padmapuranam , Sage Kasyapa installed the Idol of Surya at Arasavalli for the Welfare of mankind . Therefore , the Surya is of Kasyapasa Gotra . He is also termed as planetary King . 

According to the ' Sthalapuranam ' of the temple, Lord Devendra found this temple and installed the existing idol of the sun God commonly known as Lord suryanarayana Swamy Varu under the following circumstances.Once Lord Devendra , Ignoring the words of Dwarapalaka Nandi , attempted to force his entry for Darshan of Sri Rudrakoteswara Swamy varu at an untimely hour when Lord siva was along with his consort . The Dwarapalaka Nandi in the discharge of his duties kicked the intruder . Thus kicked and injured by the Devine attendent Indra fell down senseless. And in his unconscious state Indra dreamt that he would be relieved of his pain of injury in his chest caused by Nandi if he had built a temple and install an Idol of the Sun God . After regaining his consciousness, he remembered what he dreamt .

Simhachalam, Lord Varaha Narasimha Temple

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The Historic Temple at the Simhachalam, built in the 11th Century, where the Lord Varaha Narasimha Swami's temple is located, resembles the rich cultural heritage Visakhapatnam holds. Located on the Hill top, at a height of 244 mts, popularly called the Hill of the Lion Lord, is the temple of Lord Vishnu in the avatara of Sri Narasimha Swami varu. This great temple built in the 11th century by the King Sri Krishnadevarayam, is one of its kind in the country. Inscriptions on the temple date back to 1098 AD.Millions of devotees from round the world visit this temple every year especially during the Chandanotsavam Festival Season. On the annual ritual Chandanotsavam day, the Lord is covered with a new fresh layer of Sandalwood.History says that Prahlada - a devotee of Lord Vishnu was being tortoured by his father.Lord Vishnu in the avatara of Lord Nrusimha kills Prahlada's father and saves the child.Dharmapuri Sheinshachari wrote the Narasimha Satakam - a collection of poems on the Lord.Reaching Simhachalam One can reach Simhachalam from almost any where in Vizag.Reaching the Hill Top You can take up the steps path to reach to the Temple. However, if you and also take up a bus. Simhachalam Devasthanam runs Simhadri Bus Service to take you to the hill top from the foothillBusses will be available for every 10 minutes and ticket costs Rs. 6/- per adult and Rs. 3/- for a child. The fares are nominal and is worth to go on bus if you are not a professional driver since the roads to the hill are narrow and curviest.