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Sri Golingeswara Swamy Temple is located at Biccavolu in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh.Lord Shiva is the presiding deity here in the divine form of Sri Golingeswara Swamy.

History

Sri Golingeswara Swamy Temple was built by Eastern Chalukyas during 9th and 10th centuries. The rulers of Turupu Chalukya kingdom built many temples around Biccavolu village. These temples are good examples of the Dravidian architectural style, and Golingeswara Temple is one among them. The temple has Garbha Gruha, Anataralas, Mukha madapa and other mandapas. The main entrance is facing south which leads to the main shrine. The idol in the sanctum sanctorum is a Shiva Lingam made of black granite.

The Mukha Mandapam walls are adorned with ornamental and structural columns. There are two wonderful sculptures; Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi in the form of Alingana Chandra Sekhara Murthy and the other is that of Lord Ganesha in a seated posture. The Antaraala leads to the sanctum sanctorum of Golingeshwara Swamy Temple. The walls of the sanctum sanctorum are decorated with sculptures with pilasters. The Vimana above the Garbha Gruha contains a row of pillars and row of beams that ends at its base.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

Buses are available from all major places in Andhra Pradesh to Rajahmundry which is 35 km away. Buses ply frequently from here to reach the temple.

The Nearest railway station is Biccavolu Railway Station which is 3 km away. Bus and auto services are available to reach the temple.

By Air

The Nearest airport is Rajahmundry Airport which is 39 km away. Bus and taxi services are available to reach the temple.

Map

Sri Golingeswara Swamy Temple Bikkavolu

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Timings and Events
Events

Shivaratri

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