Kadapa is named after the word Gadapa which is originated from the words “Devuni Gadapa” means “Threshold of the entrance for The Lord Venkateswara Swamy”. The Idol of the Lord Venkateswara has been established by Kripacharya, hence the ancient name of Devuni kadapa is also mentioned in puranas as “Kripavathi Kshetram”. Sri Lakshmi Venkateshwara Temple stands as an example of Vijayanagara architecture. It is said that Tallapaka Annamacharya visited this place and all the Sankaracharyas of the Advaita Mutt and the great poet Kshetrayya also visited this place. This temple was undertaken by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is the Cuddapah Airport which is located in the outskirts of the city and is about 9.5 km from Devuni Kadapa.
It has the nearest railway station of Kadapa of about 6.1 KMS to reach the Devuni Kadapa, YSR District.
It has a distance about 2.1 KMS to reach the Devuni Kadapa, YSR District from the Centre of Kadapa i.e., Seven Roads.