Sullurpeta or Sullurupeta is a town in the Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh, where you can unearth notable places of pilgrimage along with rich wildlife and captivating beauty that it offers. The name of the city came from Telugu words, "Sullu" meaning circles or "Sudulu" meaning "Whirlpool" and "Peta" which means town. The city was named after Goddess Chengalamma, who was found in a whirlpool and hence the name "Sullurupeta."
Sullurupeta is easily accessible from Chennai which is at a distance of around 80 kilometers from the city. One can reach the city via train as well as air. The city has a railway station of its own and the nearest airport is the Tirupati International Airport, situated around 68 kilometers away from the city.
The major attractions of Sullurpeta are
The Chengalamma Temple - The temple located beside the Kalangi River was built in the 10th century and holds great religious significance for the devotees. The thing that sets this temple apart from the others is the fact that there are no entrance gates in the temple and it is open 24 hours. There is an interesting story behind this- around 400 years ago when the villagers tried to build doors, Goddess Chengalamma appeared in their dreams and instructed them not to do so because she wanted to shower her blessings on the devotees all the time.
Pulicat lake – To make your evenings pristine and beautiful, you must head to the Pulicat lake. This major reserve functioning as a bird sanctuary is surrounded by serene and charming landscapes. The pleasant surroundings with the chirping of hundreds of birds will lure your senses. Adventure buffs can enjoy boating and other water sports as well.
Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary – The bird sanctuary spread across an area of around 459 hectares is one of the most significant pelican habitats in South-east Asia. The sanctuary is home to 189 different species of birds, of which 50 species are migratory.
Each year the flamingo festival is organized in these birds sanctuaries, guaranteeing delight every bird lover.
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So pack your bags and get set going to Sullurpeta already!