Situated on the banks of the river Tungabhadra
, Shri Nagareshwara Swamy Temple is a 1,000 year old temple enshrining Nagareshwara Swamy, the presiding deity of Kurnool
city. It is believed to have been built by the Chalukyas
of Badami who ruled over Kurnool in the 11th century. A copper plate inscription found beneath the shivling
is still maintained.
Kurnool is on the Secunderabad
railway line. Kurnool is well connected by bus with all the important places in the state.