Baddi Pochamma Temple - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Vemulawada Bus Station): 1.5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: Near Sri Bhimeshwara Swamy Temple

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 1.5 km from Vemulawada Bus Stand, 0.5 km from Sri Raja Rajeshwara Temple, Sri Baddi Pochamma Temple is another important temple situated in Vemulawada.

Sri Baddi Pochamma Temple was built by Baddiga Bhupathi, a Rastrakuta King. This is ancient Sitala Devi Temple poularly known as Baddi Pochamma Temple. This temple is dedicated to Pochamma Devi, a village deity. The temple enshrines the granite image of Goddess Sitala Devi, with hands adorned with weapons. The walls of the temple are beautifully engraved with sculptures.

The pilgrims and villagers offer Bonalu (famous festival of offering in Telangana) to this deity for health and happiness.

Timings: 6 am - 12:30 pm and 3 pm - 7:30 pm.