Kanaka Durga Temple Anakapalle Visakhapatnam

Kanaka Durga Temple Anakapalle Visakhapatnam
Kanaka Durga Temple Anakapalle Visakhapatnam

Kanaka Durga Temple of Anakapalle is a very famous Hill Top Temple of Goddess Durga which is situated in the city of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. It is the local temple of the Anakapalle which is heavily crowded during the Hindu festivals like Navratri, Dussehra, Ramnavami, etc.

It is situated just 2-3 km far away from the Anakapalle railway station and about 2 km from the bus stand. Kanaka Durga temple of Anakapalle is situated at a small hill that can visitors easily reach on their own vehicle. Kanaka Durga temple is big and very beautiful from the inside.

Kanaka Durga temple is big and very beautiful from the inside. It is not a historical temple but a local popular temple that's renovation is done in 2005 by the local devotees and the government.

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Navratri at Kanaka Durga Temple

Navratri at Kanaka Durga Temple Anakapalle
Navratri Programme  at Kanaka Durga Temple

It is one of the biggest festivals that is well celebrated at the temple because Navratri is totally dedicated to Goddess Durga. Lots of functions are organized at the temple during the Navratri.

Best Time to Visit Kanaka Durga Temple

Anakapalle is a coastal place so its temperature goes not so high and not so below. Anakapalle weather is pleasant to good during the winter season. So visiting the Kanak Durga Temple would be best during the winter season from October to February months.  Going to early morning at the temple would be very good for the devotees.

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Kanaka Durga Temple Timings

Temple opens daily in the morning and closes in the evening there is no closing time in the afternoon so devotees can visit the Goddess Durga any time.

Visiting Time Duration

The main Goddess of the temple is Kanaka Durga, there are other idols also but small and on the same campus so visiting time of the temple would be a maximum of half an hour.


  • Temple has all basic facilities for the devotees.
  • But there is no sweet or Prasad shop so you have to carry it from your own place to offer the Kanaka Durga Mata.
  • Temple has a sufficient spacious campus where you can sit and relax.
  • Temple has sufficient space for vehicle parking.

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How to Reach Kanaka Durga Temple

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Entrance Gate of Kanaka Durga Temple Anakapalle

To reach Kanaka Durga Temple of Anakapalle is very easy and one can reach there by own vehicle. There are stairs also for devotees that can be devotee used to go to the temple without any vehicle. There are not so many stairs devotees can reach within 10 minutes to the temple by stairs.

The distance from the Anakapalle railway station to the temple is about 3 km only and from the bus stand only 2 km. Devotees can visit this temple within one hour only.

Address of Temple

Kanaka Durga Temple
18, 5-11-18,
Railway Station Road,
Laxmi Devi Peta,
Anakapalle- 531001
Andhra Pradesh

TouristBug’s Recommendations

  • It is a city local temple, not a historical temple so if you are in Anakapalle then you can visit this temple.
  • This temple is very crowded during the Hindu festivals so avoiding is better than that time if you want to visit this temple in peace.

Nearby Places to Visit

You should visit another famous Sri Satyanarayana Swamy Hill Temple which is situated just one kilometer far away from this temple on another hill. Places to visit in the Anakapalle area are Sri Nookambika Ammavari Temple and Sri Satyanarayana Swamy Temple both are situated at the same place about two km far away from each other.

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