Puttur is a hilly town in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. It is well connected with other major cities by road and rail. The Andhra Pradesh tourism department has built special guest houses here for the facility of tourists. It is famous among tourists for the various beautiful locations, eminent pilgrimage places and the festivals celebrated here. The unique natural bone setting hospital situated here is famous all across the world. People come from far away places to get broken bones cured here without any surgery, just with the help of some locally available medicinal herbs and leaves.
The waterfalls in Puttur namely, Moola Kona, Kailasanath Kona and Sadasiva Kona offer great scenic beauty and are very popular among the tourists. Another significant tourist attraction here is the local festival called Thirunallu. It is celebrated every year in the month of August for three days continuously. The main ritual of the festival includes pulling a car decorated with flowers and containing the statue of a god around the streets of Puttur. This ritual is called Radhotsavam. During the festival, the entire town wears the look of a carnival. People gather here wearing various colours and enjoy the celebrations.
The various temples in Puttur which attract tourists and pilgrims are Kailasanatha Kona, Sadha Siva temple, Avinakashamma temple, Kavama temple and Sri Draupadi Devi Sametha temple. The tourists who come here should also visit Karvetinagaram. It is a fort and has a magnificent man made pond.