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At a distance of 30 km from Hyderabad and 5 km from Shamshabad Bus Stop, Sri Rama Chandra Swamy Temple of Ammapally is a very ancient Temple and famous for film shootings.

History

The Rama temple was built by Vengi kings in the 13th century but the idol was 1000 years old.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

The nearest bus stop is Shamshabad Bus Stop

The nearest railway station is Umdanagar Rail Way Station.How ever Hyderabad Decan Rail Way Station is major railway station 22 KM near to Ammapalli.

By Air

The nearest airport is Shamshabad.

Sculpture

The temple is adorned with a large seven-story tower which is quite famous among Telugu movie fans. There is a large image of Lord Vishnu is sleeping posture above the gateway of the tower. The tower is followed by the main temple with a large corridor around the temple. The Idols of Rama, Sita and Laxmana and its Makara Thoranam are beautifully formed from the single black rock. Anjaneya, usually accompanying Lord Rama, is not seen in the garbhagriha. Instead, Anjaneya Swamy idol is placed near the Dwaja Sthambam facing Sri Rama.There is a large temple pond which is very ancient. The pond is surrounded by porticos and once it provided shelter to the pilgrims. The surroundings of the pond are filled with coconut trees. There is a mandapa opposite to the temple.

Map

Kodandarama Temple Ammapalli

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Timings and Events
Timings

6 AM - 1 PM and 4 PM - 7 PM.

Events

Sri Rama Navami is celebrated with great passion at this temple every year (Apr).

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