Temples in Rajahmundry
Markandeya temple is in the district of Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. This Hindu temple is dedicated to one of the wise man, Rishi Markandeya. He was the son of Sage Mrikandu and his wife Marudmati. Markandeya Temple is known for its beautiful architecture and verses from Markandeya Puran and each year, Mahashivaratri, Karthika Masam, Annual Kalyanam, Akanda Deeparadhana, Dhoopa Prakaraseva are celebrated here with a great enthusiasm. Devotees from various places arrive at this shrine and pay their homage to Markandeya and Lord Shiva.
Rajahmundry known as Rajamahendravaram is a city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is known as the Cultural Capital as there are many temples like Markandeya Temple and Mahakaleshwar Temple but the famous is lord Shiva Markandeya Temple located in the town of Rajahmundry. The ideal time to visit Rajahmundry temples is from the month of October to March which is the winter season during this period top festivals like Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Deccan festival, and Visaka Utsav are also celebrated with great enthusiasm.