Salur is a popular town of Andhra Pradesh. It is well connected by road and rail to other major cities of the country. The beautiful gardens of flowers like Jasmine, Rose and Marigolds create a serene environment in Salur as flower cultivation is one of the main occupations here. The river Vegavathi passes through Salur and it is one of the main sources of drinking water. The river also creates many scenic locations along its course. Tourists find great joy in activities like boat riding, fishing and sight seeing along the river. The fort inside the city of Salur is also very popular and a large number of tourists come here to see this majestic fort.
Salur also holds an importance place among the Hindu pilgrims. The famous Sri Panchmukheswara temple is here in Salur. This temple was built around 500 years ago and the shivlinga with five faces is believed to have been brought from River Ganges in Kashi (Varanasi) long ago. The aura of the temple is very peaceful and soothing. The north flowing river and jasmine gardens in the temple add to the serene feeling. Sri Ram Mandir, Sri Santoshimatha temple, Sri Shirdi Saibaba temple and Sri Kota Durgamma temple are some other famous temples of the region. Salur Ghat section, Peddagedda, Thonam are some beautiful picnic spots, the beautiful hills and greenery and the picturesque view of these waterfalls attract large number of tourists. Tourists forget all their tensions while enjoying here.