The city of Chittoor is located in Chittor district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located on NH4 which connects the two major metropolitan cities of Bangalore and Chennai. The district is known for the very famous Tirupati temple. Its culture is an amalgamation of tamil and Telugu cultures due to its tri-state junction location between Andhra Pradesh and Tamilnadu.
The Chittoor district is a very popular tourism site. The Tirupati temple is the main attraction here. With around 2, 00,000 visitors everyday it is the most visited and richest temple in India. It is also very famous among historians due to enormous archeological findings in the region. Huge collection of antiques dating back to as early as 10th century has been unearthed and placed in various museums of Tirupati, Chittoor and Vellore. Chittoor has extensive list of temples like Tirumala, Kanipakam and Sri Kalahasti which is visited by devotees and tourists galore. After including the adjoining Vellore district it forms one of the biggest tourism clusters in India.
Besides temples there are many other places in Chittoor worth visiting. The deer forest in the district has abundant variety of trees with stunning views and walking trails. Chittoor is also famous for mango farming as around 75% of mangoes and mango products exported from India are from Chittoor only.