Things To do in Araku-Valley


Discover the enchanting Matsyagundam, also known as the fish pool, near Paderu in the scenic Araku Valley. This hidden gem is home to the century-old Sri Matsyalingeshwara Swamy Temple and harbors a diverse array of fishes. Legend has it that a mythical battle between snakes and fish at Gemmili led to the creation of Matsyagundam, where the Mother Fish saved the fishes. As a result, locals refrain from harming or consuming fish. With its captivating folklore and natural beauty, Matsyagundam offers a unique and enthralling experience for visitors.

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