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The Sri Venkateswara Temple is a Vaishnava temple situated in the hill town of Tirumala at an altitude of 853m in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple is dedicated to Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu, who is believed to have appeared here to save mankind from trials and Kalyug.
The Tirumala temple is also known as the Temple of Seven Hills, because of its location on the Venkata Hill, the seventh hill of the Sapta-skandhas of the Vimanastha. The temple complex comprises a number of small temples and shrines, including the Garuda vimana, the Vaikuntha vimana, and the Govindaraja vimana.
The Tirumala temple is one of the eight Vishnu Swayambhu kshetras and is considered to be the most sacred of all the 108 Divya Desams of Vishnu. It is also one of the most visited pilgrimage centers in the world, with over 50 million visitors annually.