Machilipatnam, also known as Masulipatnam and Bandar, is a city in the Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipal corporation and the administrative headquarters of Krishna district.
Dattashram is a pilgrimage site on the coast and home to ancient Shiva and Datta temples. Manginapudi is popularly known as Datta Rameswaram due to the consecration of 12 wells for bathing.
Panduranga Swamy Temple
Panduranga Swamy Temple was built by the ardent devotee Teki Narasimham on 13 Sep 1929. It is believed that Lord Vishnu self-manifested here as Panduranga.
Manginapudi Beach is located on the coast of Bay of Bengal, at a distance of 11 km from Machilipatnam of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The beach is maintained by the state tourism board, APTDC.
Brahmamgari Matham is a village in Kadapa district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Brahmamgari Matham Mandal of Rajampet revenue division. It is a pilgrimage center.
Machilipatnam Sai Temple
Machilipatnam Sai Temple is a 54 foot high and 36-foot wide statue and the statue has been made of cement and was built by Lakshmipuram Vittal Rao. Indian Book of Records had declared that the statue was the biggest of all the Saibaba temples in the world.
Best Time To Visit Machilipatnam
Due to its tropical savanna type of climate, Machilipatnam experiences extremely hot summers. Therefore, the best time to visit Machilipatnam is from October until the end of March as during the period the weather is favorable due to bearable temperature conditions. However, for Hindu devotees, history lovers, and the locals, the tourist spots of Machilipatnam remain a year-round destination.