Gollala Mamidada Suryanarayanaswamy temple is located at a distance of 20 Km from Kakinada, 58 Km from Rajahmundry and 65 Km from Amalapuram (Via Kotipalli). Gollala Mamidada, Peddapudi Mandal, East Godavari District is a well – known pilgrim center for the last hundred years is situated on the banks of the river “Thulya Bhaga” (Antharvahini). This is one of the famous and holy pilgrim center of the East Godavari District. All over Andhra, Gollala Mamidada is called “Gopurala Mamidada”. The famous “Rama Temple”
Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Temple at Gollalamamidada village was incepted by late Sri Kovvuri Basivi Reddy Garu in the year 1920, a great Charitable and auspicious and dedicated mind Jamindar of Gollalamamidada. He has not only rendered dedicated service for the temple, but also dedicated his life for the benefit and welfare of the public at large.
This temple own 16 Acres of wet land donated by successors of late founder for the maintenance and up – keep of the temple.
According to Saivagama, every day archanas are performed. Abhisheka is done regularly according to sastra. Thousands of people from far – off places throng the temple to worship Siddi Vinayaka, who fulfills the wishes of his devotees quickly, directly. Devotees worship at the shrine of Ganapathi, placed in the midst of coconut gardens, the green fields and natural surroundings. Devotees take a vow to visit the temple to get their wishes fulfilled it is the belief and practice of the people of this area to make a promise in the name of this God.This temple was managed by the followers of late founder under the control and supervision by Endowments Department till an Executive Officer was appointed for the first time in the year 1991.
This temple has gained much importance in Andhra Pradesh as the tenets are of Vyshanava Sampradaya. It is attracting good number of pilgrims all days and especially on Sunday to pray their Owings to Lord Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Varu.