Tiruchanur is a small town near Tirupati, the famous pilgrim center of the Hindus. In this small town there is a beautiful temple which is dedicated to Padmavathi. The Padmavati Temple is an important tourist attraction that is well worth a visit. It is an important pilgrim center as well. Goodess Padmavathi is believed to be a very benevolent goodess who readily forgives her devotees if they are repentant. One is showered with plenty as soon as he/she receives her blessings. This large temple is also popularly known as "Alamelumangapuram". According to popular belief, visit to the famous temple at Tirupati is fruitful only after a visit to Tiruchanur which is just 5 km away from Tirupati.