The holy place Tirumala is one of the most popular destinations for the Hindu pilgrims not just in India but all over the world. The pilgrims come here in large numbers and it is said thatVenkateshwara Temple of here eclipses Jerusalem, Rome and Mecca when it comes to number of pilgrims visiting the place. At any given time there are more than 5000 pilgrims in the temple complex. The daily average is 40,000 and it often reaches one lakh. There are a large number of people employed as a part of temple staff. Around 12,000 people have been staffed for the temple and Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams administers the whole temple. There are a number of guest houses in Tirumala and Tirupathi where the pilgrims can stay and relax. The crowds can be overwhelming and proper care must be taken while visiting the temple. Tirumala is a serene hill and even if you are not a pilgrim you are still going to enjoy the beauty of this place.