Srimukhalingam Temple

It’s a beautiful temple set on the banks of Vamsadhara River just at a distance of 48kms from Srikakulam town this is a site of ornate lord Srimukhalingeswara – Siva temple. Srimukhalingam is one among the renowned Hindu pilgrimage centers in Andhra Pradesh built in the 9th century by the Eastern Ganga Kings which was once the capital this temple was built by Kamarnava II in 8th century AD.

Elegantly incised, this temple is a group of three temples dedicated to three forms of Lord Shiva namely, Mukhalingeswara, Bhimeswara, and Someswara. The temple is constructed in Indo-Aryan Kalinga style. To witness one amongst the marvelous sculptures, carvings, and complex design, one must visit this Temple. The design of this Temple is therefore elegant that one simply cannot move eyes from it. Legend has it that a dip in the river Vamsadhara and visit to Srimukhalingam shrine relieves one from the cycle of rebirth.