Kurumurthy Swamy Temple at Ammapur village in Mahabubnagar district is known as the Tirumala Tirupati of Telangana. This temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara Swamy.
The village ‘Ammapur’ is located about 25 Kms away from Kothakota which is on the National Highway No. 7 in between Hyderabad and Kurnool. In olden days the Temple was in a cave in between two mountains.
Sthala Puranam of Kurumurthy Srinivasa Temple explains the conversation between Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. Lakshmi Devi requested Sri Maha Vishnu to reside in the hills of Kurumurthy and bless his devotees in the form of Venkateshwara Swamy.
The temple was constructed during A.D 1350 and it is very pleasant to have a Darshan of Sri Venkateswara Swamy in a cave. At present the cave has been removed and the temple was reconstructed. To reach the Temple there are Steps from the foot of the Hills. Sacred Water Body is located at the foot hills.
Train Facility is also available from Hyderabad towards Kunool and the nearest station is Kurumurthi or Madanapuram.
In Kurumurthy Temple, Brahmotsavams (Kurumurthy Jathara) is celebrated in a grand way from Deepavali day for 19 days.