This is the only Sun temple in South India.
It is said Indra dug pushkarini with his vajrayudha hence it is called as Indra Pushkarini.
As per Archaeological experts based on stone inscriptions Ruler of Kalinga Kingdom Devendra varma must have built this temple in 7th century.
It also reveals later grants were made by Aditya vishnu sarma and bhanu sarma of kalinga kingdom for maintenance.
The temple is built in such a way as to make the Sun Rays focus on the feet of the God twice in the year in the months of March and September in the early hours of the day.
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Place Name : Suryanarayana Swamy Temple
Timings : 6AM - 12:30PM, 3:30pm - 8pm
Famous for : To get your wishes fulfilled
Mostly preferred by : Family's, groups, couples & youth
Best time to visit : Early Mornings
Ideal Trip Duration Time : 1-2hrs
Transport Airport : Airways : Visakhapatnam (111km)
Train : Srikakulam Road(16km)
Bus : For every 15min buses are available from Srikakulam(3km)
Accommodation : Srikakulam(3km)
Nearest town/city : Srikakulam(3km)
Networks Available : Airtel,Cellone,Idea,Reliance,Tata docomo,Unitech,Vodafone
Near by Hospitals : Srikakulam(3km)
Near by Police Station : Srikakulam(3km), 9440795818/19/20
Near by Banks/atm's : Srikakulam(3km) SBI,SBH,CANARA,ANDHRA,ICICI,BOI,KOTAK,KVB,AXIS ETC
Internet Availability : Srikakulam(3km)
Pin code : 532001 STD Code : 91 8942