Sitanagaram is a small town located at a distance about 32 kms from the main Guntur City. This place is known to have been in existence right from the Treta Yuga and the important thing worth to mention here is that this town has found a mention in the great epic Ramayana. The town of Sitanagaram is popular for the Someswara Swamy Temple.
The history of the Someswara Temple, Bhimavaram, is that according to beliefs, during Tarakasura vadha, the Shivalingam which was present on the throat of Tarakasura, a powerful asura, was divided into five pieces. The Pancharama Kshetras are present on the place where the five pieces fell.
Maha Shivratri is a foremost festival celebrated at the temple in the months of February and March followed by Sarannavarathri, celebrated during the months of September and October.
Someswara Swamy Temple of Sitanagaram is open on all days of the week and can be visited during timings 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM. The temple is Someshwara is the best place to seek for tranquility and also the best for self introspection.