Narasimha mean “Man-lion”, is an avatar of the Lord Shri Vishnu.
Kadiri is a Small town, Mandal and a municipality in the southeastern part of Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh, India. The Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple is located in this town, and large numbers of Hindu pilgrims visit the Temple throughout the year.The name Kadiri is a vernacular name for the Sanskrit word, Khadri, meaning Canary wood or Indian mulberry . Legend has it that the Lord Sri Khadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy has emerged out of this tree in this place and hence the name.
Long back i visited to this place with my friend,its very near to my home,Just opposite to Anna University ,Next to Cancer Institute,Guindy.This is the best place to visit with kids and Children park is beside this snake park.Entry fee is minimal,for foreign national it will be little bit more,camera is allowed,we have to pay 10 INR,for video recording it will be little bit more.Snake Park had on display 23 species of Indian snakes, all three species of Indian crocodilians, four exotic species of crocodiles, three Indian species of turtles / tortoises and six species of the larger Indian lizards making a total of 39 species.The snakes are all housed in glass-fronted reptile-friendly and visitor-friendly cages.