Meliaputti is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh.
Venugopalaswamy temple at Meliaputti was built by Smt. Vishnupriya Maharani wife of Maharaja Sri Veera Veerendra Pratap Rudra Gajapati of Parlakimidi during 1810 with the money ( 2 lacks at that time) given from her parental side at the time of her marriage. It took 10 yrs to get completed as per her wishes.
It is only after 1956 Maharajah Sri Krishna chandra Gajapathi allowed public into the temple after taking written agreement from the village elders just to avoid inappropriate incidents.
Here dola purnami is celebrated for 9 days.
It is still Under Parlakimidi Estate as it was their personal property.
It is also called as Khajuraho of Andhra Pradesh because of erotic sculptures on walls. The beautiful and detailed carvings on the temple conveys messages from four Vedas.
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Place name : Venugopala swamy or Radhagovinda swamy Temple
Timings : 6am - 11am, 5pm - 7:30pm
Mostly preferred by : Groups,Family's,couples and students
Best time to visit : Mornings and Evenings
Ideal Trip Duration Time : 1-2 hrs
Transport : You can get buses from Tekkali (21 km). Palasa (32km), Paralakhemundi (10 km)
Railways : Palasa (32 km),Srikakulam Road (63 km)
Airways : Visakhapatnam (182 km)
Accommodation : Tekkali (21 km), Palasa (32 km), Paralakhemundi (10 km)
Nearest town/city : Paralakhemundi (10 km)
Networks Available : Airtel,Cellone,Idea,Vodafone,Reliance
Near by Hospitals : Chapara (1.5 km), Tekkali (21 km), Paralakhemundi (10 km)
Near by Police Station : Meliaputti 8946 - 254233 , 94407 95847
Near by Banks/atm's : Chapara (1.5 km) SBI
Internet Availability : Chapara (1.5 km), Paralakhemundi (10 km)
Pin code : 532215
STD Code : 08946
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