Mandasa is a village and mandal in Srikakulam district of Andhra pradesh. Once it's used to call as Manjusha.
The temple was consecrated in 1744 AD by Raja Harihara Mani.
The idol of the presiding deity is carved from red sand rock.
Mandasa village is placed on the foothills of the Mahendragiri hills.
Mandasa Fort is said to be built by Lakshmana Raja Mani(ruler and landlord) in 1779.
Mahendra Giri was also said to be residence of sage Parasurama.
As per puranas it is belived that Hanuman jumped from the Mahendra Giri to Lanka when he went in search of Sita Devi.
In 17th & 18th century's the temple was well managed, but later it lost all it's fame and glory into ruins.
Sri Chinna Srimannaryana Ramanuja Jeeyar Swamiji re-established the temple in 2003.
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Place name : Vasudeva Swamy Temple
Timings : 6 am - 11 am, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mostly preferred by : Groups,Family's,couples and students
Best time to visit : Mornings and Evenings
Ideal Trip Duration Time : 1-2hrs
Transport : Own vehicle is best option. You can get buses from Palasa (18 km), Srikakulam (98 km)
Railways : Palasa (18 km), Ichchapuram (42 km)
Airways : Visakhapatnam (210 km)
Accommodation : Mandasa, Palasa (18 km)
Nearest town/city : Palasa (18 km),Sompeta (21 km)
Networks Available : Airtel,Cellone,Idea,Tata docomo,Unitech,Vodafone
Near by Hospitals : Mandasa, Haripuram (6 km),Palasa (18 km)
Near by Police Station : Mandasa - 8947 - 237233 , 9440795839
Near by Banks/atm's : Mandasa, Haripuram (6 km)
Internet Availability : Mandasa, Haripuram (6 km)
Pin Code : 532242
STD Code : 08947