Tapeswaram

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Tapeswaram
Village
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District East Godavari
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,411
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 533340
Vehicle registration AP
Lok Sabha constituency Amalapuram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mandapeta

Tapeswaram is a village in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. The temple of Lord Shiva in Tapeswaram has a great importance like Lord Vishwanath Temple in Kashi (Varanasi).

Culture[edit]

The place is famous for making the largest individual laddu, and offer it to Lord Ganesh during Ganesh festival. In 2016, a 29,465 kg of laddu was prepared for a 78-foot tall Ganesh idol at Gajuwaka.[1]

It is also well known for a sweet delicacy called Tapeswaram Kaja.

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