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Balaji temple, Chilkur

In the state of Telangana, India there is a famous temple of Bala ji in the district of Hyderabad called Balaji Temple. This temple is located in the Chilkur village. This temple is also known as "Visa Bala ji Temple". This temple is Situated in the bank of Osman Sagar. This is Holy Hindu temple and one of the oldest temple in the Hyderabad. In this temple there are many number of devotees come in every week. There is Heavy rush on Friday and Saturday in this temple. It is popular pilgrimage. This temple was built in 500 years ago. The unique features of this temple is that it does not accept any money from the devotees, there are no special access given to VIPs and is not under the government control. The Temple has very pleasing architecture. The devotees feel very peace in the temple.


This temple is one of the oldest in the Hyderabad and in the state of  Telangana. The temple was built half a millennium ago. During the time of Akkanna and Madanna this temple was built. This temple was bulit in the 14th century. From time to time this temple has been visited by many Acharyas. According to tradition, One devotee who used to visit  in the Tripati temple in every year but one year he was not go there because of his poor health. The Lord Venkateshwara appeared in his dream and said, "I am right here in the nearby forest. You don't have to worry." He goes in the forest and dug up and saw a molehill there. Accidentally, the Axe struck Lord Balaji's idol which was covered by molehill. Surprisingly the blood was start from the wound. he was shocked. He could not believe his eyes. He could not believed in his ears when he heard the voice from air which says , "Flood the molehill with cow's milk."

Places to Visit near Chilkur

  • Golkonda Fort
  • Peddamma Temple
  • Inorbit Mall
  • Ram Seeta Temple
  • Osman Sagar Lake
  • Ocean Park
  • KBR National Park
  • Qutab Shahi Tomb


The temple is open  everyday from 5:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M.

Best Time to Visit

The Devotees can come in this temple throughout the year. 


In Summer : The temperature in the summer is 20 degree Celsius to 45 degree Celsius.

In Winter : The temperature in the winter is 14 degree Celsius to 32 degree Celsius.

How to Reach

By Air : Rajiv Gandhi Inti airport is the nearest airport. This airport is located in the Hyderabad.

By Rail : Hyderabad Railway Juction is the nearest railway station.

By Road : Chilkur is well connected to all major cities.