Mangalagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

Mangalagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple: At a distance of 12 Kms from Vijayawada¬† Mangalagiri in Guntur district is famous for Panakala Narasimha Swamy Temple on the hill and Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple at foot of the hill. Panakala Narasimha Swamy Temple – The idol is said to be Swambhu.Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple ‘ Yudhishtira, the eldest of the pandavas is said to be the founder of the chief image of this temple and the deity here is called Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. The temple has a very tall 153 feet tower with beautiful sculpture which has 11 stairs. It was constructed by Raja Vasireddi Venkatadri Naidu, during the years 1807-09.