Trikoota is a three-peaked hill, situated in the village of Kotappakonda
, in Andhra Pradesh
. It is situated at an altitude of 1587 ft above sea level. The Trikoteswara Swamy Temple
, dedicated to Lord Shiva
, is situated on the top of Trikoota Hills.
Most noteworthy feature is that, one could see three peaks from all angles, hence it is called ‘Trikoota Hills’ and the God seated therein is known as Trikoteswara Swamy. The three peaks are named after the Hindu
Trimurti - Brahma, Vishnu, and Maheswara.
Numerous ponds are seen on the hill. A small lake on the hill depicts ‘Kaleeya Nardhana' with the statue of Lord Krishna dancing on the head of snake Kaleeya (a poisonous snake) in the middle of the lake.
The artificial Jurassic park and sanctuaries are the added attractions.
The nearest railway station is at Narasaraopet (13 km).