The temple is located in Rajahmundry town which is at a distance of 65 Km from Kakinada and 70 Km from Amalapuram. Ac cording to the recitals, a Muni called Mrukhanada dedicated for Meditation with an object of getting children and Lord Siva gave Varam at the choice of Muni to select a Baby having no husband throughout her life or a Boy surviving 11 years for a sprit of devotion and pious personality. The Muni choosed a Boy at the instance of Lord Siva. Lord Siva gave varam accordingly.

The Boy, named 'Markandaya' having the knowledge of his short survival, dedicated his life for Tapasya, installed a Lingam at the place where the temple is now situates and worshipped the Lingam. On attaining the age of 11 years, Yamah tried to take his life but, Lord Shiva came to the rescue the Boy and gave varam of total survival of his life. The Boy completely dedicated his life for the worship of Lord Siva and reached Siva and Parvathi Ammavaru. This is the Historical back-ground. As the Idol (Lingam) and Ammavaru are stated to have installed by Muni Markandeya, the temple is popularly known as Sri Markendeyeswara Swamy Varu.


Rajamundry, East Godavari District Pincode : 533247

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.
Temple Timings

06.00 am to 08:00 pm.

How to Reach

Rajamundry Sevas/Utasavams

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