Sri Venkateswara temple . Tirumala.
The world famous temple of Lord Venkateswara is located 21 kms away from the Zoo , on top of the Tirumala Hills . The temple is visited by an average of 40000 pilgrims per day , from all over the world . The temple is considered as one of the richest religious institutions in the world , thanks to the generous offerings by the pilgrim .
The temple of Sri Padmavati Ammavaaru , consort of Lord Venkateswara is located 17 kms away in the town of Tiruchanoor on the Chennai road . A visit to this temple is considered to be very auspicious. Infact, the pilgrimage to Tirumala is said to be complete only after a visit to the Padmavathi temple .

Sri Padmavathi Ammavaru temple, Tiruchanoor .

Kalyana Venkateswara temple , Srinivasamangapuram.
The temple of Kalyana Venkateswara is located 8 kms away in Srinivasamangapuram on the Tirupati -Madanapalle road. The idol in this temple is almost a larger replica of the one in the Tirumala temple .
The temple of Govindarajaswamy, brother of Lord Venkateswara is situated in the heart of Tirupati town 7 kms away from the zoo.

Govindarajaswamy temple , Tirupati .

Sri Kapileshwaraswamy temple . Tirupati .
The Kapilateertham waterfalls and the Sri Kapileshwaraswamy temple is located at the foot of the Tirumala hills , 7kms away from the zoo on the Tirumala by-pass road.
The rare natural geological arch can be seen on the Tirumala hills enroute to the microwave station , about 25 kms away from the zoo. The arch is usually seen by pilgrim on the way to the 'Sreevaripadalu' (divine footprints) which is the highest point of Tirumala .

The natural geological arch , Tirumala .

The sound and light show at Chandragiri fort .
The Chandragiri fort, of historical importance, with light and sound show as an additional attraction is located about 8 kms away from the zoo.
Tucked deep in the middle of the Sri.Venkateswara National park are the picturesque Talakona waterfalls. They are about 53kms from the zoo . To reach the falls visitors have to travel by foot for around 3kms into the forest from the village of Talakona.

The Talakona waterfalls .

The Srikalahastishwara temple , Kalahasti .
Srikalahasti , the town called as Dakshina Kashi (Kashi of the south) , one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, is located around 45 kms from the zoo . The town is famous for the Kalahastishwara temple and also for the traditional art-form of dyeing clothes called 'Kalamkari' .