The most famous temple on the southern bank of the River Pennar, the
Galigopuram of the temple is 29 m high and has seven gold Kalasams. The
most beautiful chamber of the temple is the Addalamantapam (mirror
parlor), walled with high-class mirrors arranged at proper angles to
reflect only the deity seated in an elevated ornate seat for the Lord in
Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary in Nelapattu village is 20 km from the Pulicat
Bird Sanctuary and is one of the largest pelican habitats in Southeast
Asia sprawling across an area of 404 km.
8-km from Nellore, the famous Penchalakona Temple at the foothills in
the Panchalakona Valley has scenic surroundings and pleasant summer
19 km from Nellore, the Mallikarjuna Kamakshidevi Temple is an
important pilgrim centre. The annual 10-day festival here is celebrated
in April or May.
Located at the confluence of the Boggeru, Beeraperu and Penneru Rivers,
it features the Kanigiri Reservoir and the Chola Temple with a 150 cm
tall artistically carved idol of Nandi.
Famous as the second largest brackish water lagoon in India, it
features backwaters of the sea and is a well-reputed feeding and
breeding ground for a variety of aquatic and terrestrial birds.