The temple is located in Rajahmundry town which is at a distance of 65 Km from Kakinada and 70 Km from Amalapuram.

Kotilingeswara Temple was constructed in the 10th century and it is among the famous tourist attractions of Rajahmundry. This beautiful temple is surrounded by various bathing ghats and attracts many devotees and tourists. It is a pilgrimage centre for the believers of Lord Shiva and is frequented by pilgrims to make a dip in holy water It is believed by local priests that Sage Gautama cursed the king Indra. He placed a Shivalingam in order to wash off his sins and relieved himself from the curse. Moreover, he anointed the Shivalingam with water of around 1 crore rivers.

Festivals in Sri Uma Markandeyeswara Swamy Temple
  • Annual Kalyanam
  • Akanda Deeparadhana
  • Dhoopa Prakarasevas
  • Mahasivarathri
  • Kalyanam
  • Sadaysam
  • Pushposthavams
  • Location

    Rajamundry, East Godavari District Pincode : 533247

    Temple Timings

    06.00 am to 08:00 pm.

    How to Reach

    Rajamundry Sevas/Utasavams

    For more Info

    By Road : Rajahmundry is well-connected to all parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states. It has excellent road connectivity to important places like Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, and Hyderabad. There many private buses to Rajahmundry from Hyderabad.
    By Train : The city is well-connected by railway network. The train is there to Rajahmundry from Hyderabad every day called gowthami express.
    By Air : Rajahmundry airport is situated near Madhurapadi 18kms away from the city. Many airlines travel to Rajahmundry from all over the country.