Places of Interest
Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary
The Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 12 kilometers away from the Palvancha town which is in the district of Bhadradri Kothagudem. The wildlife sanctuary covers an area of 635.4 square kilometers and Kinnerasani wildlife sanctuary is a home to a rich wildlife, including leopards, spotted deer and gaurs, besides different bird species.This sanctuary got its name after the river Kinnerasani.
Sri Seetha Ramachandra Swamy Devasthanam
A sacred place that attracts lakhs of devotees from all over the world, it is the abode of Lord Rama (The seventh incarnation of SriMahavishnu). This hill place which is encircled by holy river Godavari flowing towards southern direction is the famous shrine Bhadrachalam-The name derived from Bhadragiri (Mountain of Bhadra-a boon child of Meru and Menaka). According to a Ithihasas, the significance of this shrine dates back to the Ramayana Era. This coherent hill place existed in “Dandakaranya” Of Ramayana period where Rama with his consort Sita and brother Laxmana had spent their vanavasa- and Parnashaala(the place connected to the famous Golden Deer and the place from where Sita was abducted by Ravana.) is also in the vicinity of this temple site. It is at this Mandir site that, long after Ramavatara, Bhagawan Mahavishnu manifested Himself as Rama again to fulfil a promise He made to His Bhakta Bhadra, who continued his Tapas through Yugas, praying for the grace of the Bhagawan Sri Ramachandra murthy.