The most famous temple with historical importance is Sri Venkateswara Temple on the seventh peak of Tirumala Hill. The massive temple covers an area of 2.2 acres of land. The temple is located on the south of Swami Pushkarini River. People who follow a particular faith feel at peace when they are here.
Talakona Waterfall, the highest in Andhra Pradesh falls from a height of 270 feet. The location of the waterfalls is 30km into the forest. From the base, a trekking for nearly two kilometers will take you to the waterfalls. The views here are spectacular. The right time to visit the place would be during the rainy season.
The massive 460 acres TTD Gardens are located adjacent to the main temple. The gardens have an impressive range of flowers. The garden is a visual feast, as you will find green everywhere and beautiful flowers in various colors. There are many ponds and tanks in the garden and this is a source of water supply to the natives as well as to the pilgrims.
Deer Park is one of the major tourist attractions in Tirupati. Named Deer Park, it has a wide range of animals. However, deer is the most commonly spotted animal here. The picturesque landscapes and the serene atmosphere enthrall you.
Sri Vari Museum is located in Tirumala. The museum throws light on the history of the temple with a collection of sculptures, artifacts, pictures, scriptures and photographs. The history and the architectural background of the temple can be learned from the presentations at the museum.
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple is an ancient temple and a very important shrine in the land. Idols of Lord Parthasarathy and Lord Govindaraja are found here. It is said that Saint Ramanujacharya laid a foundation to the temple in 1130 AD. The temple premises houses few other shrines as well.