Chittoor city is situated at Andhra Pradesh in India. Chittoor lies in the Poini River valley of southernmost Andhra Pradesh, on the Bangalore-Chennai highway.
Chittoor district is famous for the Tirupati, Kanipakam and Sri Kalahasti temples. Mangoes, Grain, Sugarcane, and Peanuts of the Chittoor, are very famous in India.
Nutrine Confectionaries, a major chocolate manufacturer in India, also home from the Chittoor city.
History of Chittoor:
The brief history of Chittoor is back to 1000 year when the region was dominated by Vijayanagara Empire and is linked with the Aravidu dynasty.
Chittoor Tourist Attractions
Tirupati temple is the most visited and richest temple of India. Tirupati is situated at the Chittoor district and only 67 km from the Chittoor city. It is the most revered Vaishnavite shrine of Lord Venkateswara.
Not only due to the one of the most famous Shrines, while also due to the marvelous natural beauty, Tirupati is most visited tourist destination of Andhra Pradesh.
Akasaganga as it is called is an apere stream that is said to flow from the feet of the deity is considered sacred. Holly water comes out as natural stream between rocks. Itís located about 3km north of the main temple. The water from here is used for the rituals in the temple.
Talakona Waterfalls is 40 km from Tirupati. This Waterfall is considered as the entrance to the hills of Tirumala on which Lord Venkateswara is located. This 270 ft Cascade is a perennial one and famous for its medicinal effects.
Sila Thoranam is a naturally formed arch of rock, Situated on Tirumala Hills. This natural rock formation is one of nature's wonders and only one of its kinds in Asia.
The likes of which can be found in only two other places in the world-The Rainbow arch at Utah in USA and Cut Through in UK. The Sila Thoranam arch is believed to be 1500 million years old and formed by weathering and wind erosion. The length of the arch is 25ft with a height of 10ft.