The temple was declared a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India. This temple was built in 1070 by King Kulottunga I of the Chola dynasty and is referred to as the Chola Monument.
According to the legends, A saint by the name of Kapila Maha Muni instituted the idol of Sri Someswara Swami on a hill. The hill called as Kapila Konda. People used to call it Apilakonda which is eventually becoming Appikonda.
Timings to visit
9:00 AM – 1:30 PM | 4:30 PM – 07:30 PM
Festivals Celebrate at Sri Someswara Swamy Temple
Mahashivaratri, Karthika Masam, Ugadi.
How to Reach Sri Someswara Swamy Temple
By Air: Vishakapatnam Airport – 27 km
By Train: Marripalem Railway Station – 11 km, Duvvada Railway Station – 18 km, Vizag Railway station – 26 km
By Bus: Vishakapatnam – 25 km, Simhachalam – 30 km, Madhurawada – 51 km,
Appikonda, Appikonda Beach Border Road, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530031, India.
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