Brahma Sagar

Brahma Sagar reservoir

                During the year 1982 late Sri Nandamuri Taraka Rama Raoji made a film on the life history of Sri Veerabrahmendra Swamiji. Later, he became the Chief Minister of the State. As a mark of devotion and belief on Swamiji, he laid the foundation-stone for ‘Telugu Ganga’ Project which cannot be forgotten by the people of these areas, on 24 th April 1984 by joining hands with the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. Since a reservoir has been built near the Mattam of Sri Veerabrahendra Swamiji, it is named as “Brahma Sagar” In 2004 when Sri YS Rajasekhara Reddy was the Chief Minister of Andhra Padesh, water from Pothireddipadu to the Brahma Sagar was released. The water has been released into the canals through the hands of Smt.Sonia Gandhiji from the Brahma Sagar. Gardens have been built by the Tourism Department. With its cool atmosphere and the beauty of the nature, The Telugu Ganga (Brahma Sagar Project) attracts tourists. A majority of tourists and pilgrims, who come to visit the Mattam of Sri Veerabrahmendra Swamiji visit this beautiful spot without fail.

How to reach Brahma Sagar Reservoir at Mattam

Brahma Sagar Reservoir is a famous Piligrimage Center and Mandal Headquarters in Kadapa Dist. In the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. Located Pop 3,105; (Lat. 14o50N; Long. 78°50E).

Mattam Bus

By Road: Kandimallayapalle is located 60 km from Kadapa. It is well connected by road. The preferable route is Kadapa-Mydukur-Kandimallayapalle (Brahmamgari Mattam). From Mydukur the distance is 37 km. From Hyderabad the route is Hyderabad - Kurnool - Nandyal - Allagadda - Mydukur - Kandimallayapalle. Direct buses are available from Badvel, Mydukur, Proddutur and Kadapa. Distance from Badvel to Kandimallayapalle. is around 25 km. Guest houses are available at Kandimallayapalle (Brahmamgari Mattam).

Mattam Train

By Train: Kadapa (Cuddapah) Railway Station in Andhra pradesh is served by the South Central Railways. It is located in the city center and is on the Chennai-Mumbai line. Chennai Express, Mumbai Express, Rayalaseema Express, Cape Mumbai Express, Haripriya Express and Kanyakumari Express pass through this station. Computerized reservation facility is provided. Going east, the main station next to Kadapa is Nellore Railway Station (172 km) and moving west, the next main station is Anantapur Railway Station (157 km.)

Mattam flight

By Air:
Nearest International Airport: Tirupati (Renigunta) (142 km.)
Station Code: HX
Enquiry: +91 877 2275354

Kadapa Airport

Nearest Airport: Kadapa (Cuddapah) (59.1 km.)
Station Code: CDP
Enquiry: 91 8562 200130