It is a one of the amongs temple in Pithapuram is dedicated to god Vishnu. It is one of the five temples which were established by the Lord Indra-God of Heaven. This is one of the Pancha Madhava Kshetrams in India. Pithapuram Kshetram is one of the famous holy shrines situated in East Godai District of Andhrapradesh.
As it is equivalent to Kashi, it is well known as Dakshina Kashi. This place is a combination of ShivaKeshava Kshetra Teertham presence of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu at one place very important pilgrimage for the tourists and devotees visiting this place. It has Ancient scripts written in Telugu on the pillar of this temple.