Madanpalle is a city that is situated near the Chittoor district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is situated 115 km away from the temple city of Tirupati. It is believed that this place was earlier referred to as, “Maryaada raamanna Pattanam” which changed over time to become what it is called today. It covers almost half of the Chittoor district. The city has three bus stations and a railway station of its own. Tourists visit Madanpalle to go to beautiful Horsley Hills, which feature a beautiful hill station as well as a summer resort. The Horsley hills are situated at a height of around 4400 feet (1314 m) over the sea level. The weather here remains pleasant. It is visited by families who wish to escape the hot climate elsewhere.
This town of Madanpulle holds a proud history of our nation. The eminent poet Rabindranath Tagore was believed to have translated the ‘Jana gana mana’, our national anthem into English from Bengali language at this place. The culture of Madanpulle is a mixture of Telugu and Urdu cultures. There are a large number of cinema halls in the town. This city is also popular for its high quality silk which is used for making saris as well as other types of clothing. Tourists can buy beautifully designed saris at production cost from Neerugattu Vari Palle, a place in Madanpalle. The Besant Theosophical College, named after Annie Besant is also a very famous institution situated here.