Baligattam narsipatnam tourist places visakhapatnam (vizag)
Balighattam Narsipatnam tourist place in Visakhapatnam (vizag), Andhra Pradesh, India.

About Balighattam – Brahmalingeswara Temple Visakhapatnam

About 3kms South West of Narsipatnam there lies on the Bank of Varaha river a place known as Balighattam. This place owes its importance to the Brahma Lingeshwara Temple at the foot of a small hill on the Western bank of the river. It is fascinating to notice that this temple is meant to have been engineered by Brahma which the stream is said to have been created by Hindu deity throughout as a board (Varaha). Therefore, the river is known as Varahanadi. The deposits of white clay on the river bank are supposed to be the ashes of a sacrifice performed hereby Bali, the demon king from whom the village takes its name as Balighattam.

The watercourse at this place flows from North to South for a brief distance. On account of those peculiarities, the place is taken into account to be terribly sacred. The sivaratri festival celebrated here every year attracts a large number of devotees. Located on Bheemili Road, Rushikonda, this lovely beach resort includes a presidential suite, 10 luxury rooms, cool government and deluxe Guests will get pleasure from the gorgeous waters of the Bay of Bengal and therefore the pristine sandy beach whereas staying at this resort.

Balighattam, Narsipatnam Village information

Balighattam village is on the banks of Small River known as Uttara Vahini. It is nearer to town Narsipatnam. From Narsipatnam once can enter the tribal area of Visakhapatnam District. Thus, Narsipatnam is the Agency area of Vizag District. Famous Samadhi of Sri Pakalapati Guruvugaru is located. During my pilgrimage to Sri Pakalapati Guruvugaru Samadhi, I visited Balighattam village also.

Balighattam is a village in Narsipatnam Mandal in the Visakhapatnam (Vizag) district of Andhra Pradesh state, India. It belongs to the Andhra region. It is located 78 km west from the Vishakhapatnam (Vizag) district headquarters. 0 km from Narsipatnam. 512 km from the state capital, Amaravati.

Balighattam Pin code is 531116 and postal head office is Narsipatnam. Ordinary Laxmipuram (2 Km), Sivapuram (2 Km), Peda Boddepalli (3 Km), Dharmasagaram (3 Km), Gundupala (3 Km) are the nearby Villages to Balighattam.

Balighattam is surrounded by Rolugunta Mandal towards North, Kotauratla Mandal towards South, Makavarapalem Mandal towards East, Golugonda Mandal towards west. Narsipatnam, Tuni, Anakapalle, Visakhapatnam are the nearby Cities to Balighattam. Balighattam is a very nice place in Visakhapatnam District for those people who want to see places with spiritual vibration.

Balighattam village is famous for two things

1. On the hill is a small ashram of famous saint known as Sri Chidgadanda Swamy (for details regarding this saint, one may refer to book namely “ANDHRA YOGULU” written Sri Rama Raju garu, a famous writer and authority on history of several saints from Andhra Pradesh.

2. There is a temple dedicated to goddess Lakshmi, developed by one saint named Sri Padmavathi Ammavari. She resides there. One should cross the river and reach the foot of the hill to reach the temple.  It is worth visiting.

3. There is a famous Brahmalinga swamy (Siva) Temple Doing festivals at the time of Karthika masam (month) owl the month and Maha sivaratri, Once upon a time This temple was built in Devathas as for grandfathers stores.

By Road

Visakhapatnam is the closest city to Balighattam. Visakhapatnam is 75 km from Balighattam. Road connectivity is there from Visakhapatnam to Balighattam.

By Rail

There is no railway station near Balighattam in less than 10 km. However, there are Near By town Visakhapatnam railway stations. They are the railway stations near Visakhapatnam. You can reach from Visakhapatnam to Balighattam by road

By Bus

Narsipatnam APSRTC Bus Station, Kotananduru APSRTC Bus Station, Yelamanchili APSRTC Bus Station are near the bus stations to Balighattam.