Kanipakam Temple view
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Kanipakam is a small mini town in Irala mandal, located in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kanipakam is situated at a distance of 11 km from Chittoor city on chittoor-Irala road.
Kanipakam is home to a popular Hindu temple of Lord Ganesha called as Kanipakam Vinayaka Temple. It was constructed in the early 11th century CE by the pandian Mannan Maravarman sundara pandian and a siva temple by Kulothunga Chola I and was expanded further in 1336 by the Emperors of Vijayanagara dynasty.
- "Mandal wise villages but now it's well developed,the nearest Airport is Tirupathi which is around 80 kms and Bangalore is around 186 KMS" (PDF). Revenue Department - AP Land. National Informatics Center. p. 17. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2014.
- Andhra Pradesh (India) (1979). Andhra Pradesh District Gazetteers: Chittoor. Government Publication Bureau, Andhra Pradesh.
- "Kanipakam temple to be developed". 28 April 2008 – via www.thehindu.com.