Siddeshwara Temple Hemavathi nearby Amarapuram, Anantapur district. In this temple, Lord Siva appears in the human form and is very rare to find this form of Idol.
This temple has four famous Siva shrines which were built and patronised by Pallavas during 7th and 8th century. Hemavathi was the capital city of Noolamba Pallava dynasty, a small dynasty which heads 32,000 villages. This temple had a glorious time during the period of King Raja Mahendra of Noolamba dynasty. This Temple has both Pallava and Chola's style of temple architecture.
Noolamba artists beautifully sculptured the temple walls and pillars inside the mantap. Among the four Siddheswara, Virupaksheswara, Malleswara and Doddeswara Temples, the last one is famous of its six feet high Siva Linga. The walls are covered with the images sculptured and narrate the stories from the great epics Mahabharatha and Ramayana. Nandi at the temple entrance is made out of which is made out black granite and is 8 feet in length and 4 ft in height.