Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple is one of the famous temples in Visakhapatnam. It is famous for history, significance and architectural beauty. Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple is located Srungamani hill near Visakhapatnam port at the point where river Gosthani joins the sea. People from all over India visit this temple for blessings. It is one of the beautiful scenic sports in Visakhapatnam.
Munis who were praying for emancipation during the end of Dwapara Yuga, along with Garuda also entreated Lord Sri Krishna for resting on his Strasse forever got the Lord Venkateswara to descend on Garuda Parvatha in Upamaka village. Sri Krishna Bhupaluda, constructed the temple during the 6th century A.D. The hill looks like a shape of Garuda from the distance. Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple is blessed as its the residing place as per Hindu Mythology. The legend is back in the days when the rock in the hill was moved, an idol structure of Lord was found and the decision was made to make a temple in that place. This temple is known as Swayambhoo and a place of Apada Mokulu which means that there is no other place in this living world equal to this as its per beyond. It is said that any wish or prayer is fulfilled in this temple immediately. Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy is known as the giver of progeny or offering.
The temple is famous for its sculpture and Architectural beauty which was built by a European captain Blackmoor. The Temple boasts of a small pyramidal entrance Gopura, the port channel. The entrance of the inner harbor for ships and liners are visible from the temple. Kalyanotsavam, Teppotsavam and many festival celebrations are held in the temple for Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy.