Telangana

Discover Telangana

Travel to Adilabad, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Hanumakonda, Hyderabad, Jagtial, Jangaon, Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Jogulamba Gadwal, Kamareddy, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kumuram Bheem, Mahabubabad, Mahabubnagar, Mancherial, Medak, Medchal-Malkajgiri, Mulugu, Nagarkurnool, Nalgonda, Narayanpet, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Peddapalli, Rajanna Sircilla, Rangareddy, Sangareddy, Siddipet, Suryapet, Vikarabad, Wanaparthy, Warangal, Yadadri Bhuvanagiri.

Telangana is the newly born 29th state of India, consisting of the ten north-western districts of Andhra Pradesh. It was originally part of the region comprising Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh. With the separation, Telangana has got a whole new identity, packed with rich history and culture this state is exploring its tourism strengths.

The capital city of Hyderabad is shared between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The famous Char Minar is located here, which is also a shared monument among the two states. However, Telangana has a lot more to offer than just that. The Chowmahalla Palace, the Golkonda fort are some of the historically significant sites situated in this state.

The Kuntala waterfalls born out of a love story between a prince and a sage’s daughter is one the largest waterfalls in this state which offer a cool respite to the tourists. Apart from this, there are many famous temples here such as Bhadrachalam and Mahabalipuram Temples; of which the Mahabalipuram temple is also called the Shore Temple owing to it’s proximity to the beach.

Telangana is the 29th state of India, formed on the 2nd of June 2014. The state has an area of 1, 12,077 Sq. Km. and has a population of 3, 50, 03,674.

Adilabad: Adilabad is a small town in the state of Telangana that is famous for the beautiful Kunatala waterfalls located amidst lush forests. Originally known as Edulapuram, this place is for nature lovers and history buffs. Adilabad is currently Telangana’s second-largest district and the town witnesses various customs and traditions that are a fusion of Telugu and Marathi culture. It is a popular destination for a weekend getaway from Hyderabad.

Famous Places in Adilabad: Kawal wildlife sanctuary, Kuntala Waterfalls, Pochera waterfalls, Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahatma Gandhi Park, Jainath Temple, Kadile Papahareshwar Temple, Basar Saraswati Temple, Kadam Dam, Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary, Gudem Satyanarayana Swamy Temple, Kalwa Narsimha Swamy Temple, St. Joseph Church, Kala Ashram, Kanakai Waterfalls, Gayatri Falls.

Kawal wildlife sanctuary: Tour to Kawal wildlife sanctuary is a tour to people of thrill and adventure loving. 50 kilometers from Mancherial and 250 kilometers from Hyderabad is the district Adilabad where this sancuary is situated. In 2012, India government took a major step and declared Kawal Wildlife sanctuary as the Tiger Reserve sanctuary. It has been spread out in an area covering 893sq km.  

Kuntala Waterfalls: A beautiful waterfall located amid equally gorgeous views of Sahyadri Mountain Range nearby Neredikonda Village, Kuntala Waterfalls are considered to be the highest waterfalls in Andhra Pradesh.

Pochera waterfalls: Located only 37 kms away from the bustling town of Nirmal, the Pochera Waterfall is the highlight of Telangana. With the white waters powerfully plummeting from the height of a whopping 20 meters, the Pochera Waterfall is the deepest waterfalls of the entire Telangana region.

Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary: Lying on the banks of River Godavari, Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuary is blessed with fresh water flora and fauna. Established in the year 1987, Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary is famous for marsh crocodiles which are also known as muggar crocodiles.

Mahatma Gandhi Park: Mahatma Gandhi Park is a location where one can relax and unwind by meditating. Bounded by lush green plants and trees, this place is perfect for a break from long tiring routine.

Jainath Temple: Built in Jain style of architecture, Jainath Temple is situated 21 km from Adilabad in Jainath Village. The temple is renowned for its Prakrit stone which is inscribed with 20 slokas that suggests that the temple was built under Pallava chief.

Kadile Papahareshwar Temple: Dedicated to Lord Papahareshwar Swami, one of the forms of Lord Shiva, Kadile Papahareshwar Temple is a very famous temple in the area.

Basar Saraswati Temple: A temple dedicated to Goddess of learning, Gnana Saraswati Temple is situated at the confluence of River Godavari and River Mangira in Basar. This beautiful temple is an architectural marvel of the Chalukya dynasty.

Kadam Dam: Kadam Dam constructed over Kaddam River, is located at the place where River Godavari merges with River Kaddam.

Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary: Situated in Adilabad, Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary is an admiring protected area of Deccan Plateau that is spread across a huge area of 136 sq. km.

Gudem Satyanarayana Swamy Temple: Gudem Satyanarayana Swamy Temple is one of the most popular temples in the area which is flocked by devotees during the month of Karthika.

Kalwa Narsimha Swamy Temple: Located near Adilabad in the city of Koneru, Kalwa Narsimha Swamy Temple is also one of the major temples. Devotees who visit this temple feast on Vana Bhojanam, the meals being served to pilgrims sitting under the tree.

St. Joseph Church: St. Joseph Church is a famous church of Andhra Pradesh which is visited by devotees, especially during Christmas. Noted as the best cathedral church in the entire state, St. Joseph Church is visited by many locals and foreign tourists as well.

Kala Ashram: Kala Ashram is a place for art and science enthusiasts where visitors can witness various traditional arts, technology and science.

Kanakai Waterfalls: Kanakai Waterfalls in the Girnur village in Telangana is an impassable 30 feet high cascade of water stream descending from a cliff into a large pool at the bottom of the falls. The roaring of water as it strikes down and envelops everything into the roaring white blanket is truly a sight to behold.

Gayatri Falls: Gayatri Falls is a beautiful cascading waterfall over River Kadem in the Adilabad district of Telangana. Colloquially known as Gadidha Gundam or Mukti Gundam, the waterfalls are secretly tucked in between the deep woods of the Tarnam Khurd Village.

Bhadradri Kothagudem: Bhadradri Kothagudem district is formed from erstwhile Khammam district. The district boundaries with Bhoopalapalle, Mahabubabad and Khammam districts and the states of AP and Chattisgarh. The district comprises 23 mandals and 2 Revenue divisions Kothagudem and Bhadrachalam. The District headquarters is located at Kothagudem town.

Famous Places in Bhadradri Kothagudem: Parnashala, Peddamma Talli temple, Nava Bharath Temple, Kinnerasani River, Dummugudem Lift Irrigation, Sri Seetha Ramachandra Swamy Devasthanam.

Parnashala: Parnasala is a small village located at a distance of 32 kilometers from the holy town Bhadrachalam in the state of Telangana, India. A little glitch in reaching the village is its remote location because of which makes it a little difficult to access. One can reach Parnasala only by road or boats as the means of transportation.

Peddamma Talli temple: Peddamma Talli temple is located on the way of Khammam to Badhrachalam and the exactly situated in Jagannada Puram village,palvancha Mandal, kothagudem district, Telangana state.this is a very famous temple in palvancha.People come across from the Khammam district to get darshan of goddess Kanaka Durga (Peddamma Talli).The temple exactly located 4.5 km away from palvancha bus stand.This temple situated beside NH 221 main road.Recently government also recognized this temple and arranged local bus facility.

Nava Bharath Temple: Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple is Vishnu temple located at Navabharath Palvoncha, Temple located in peaceful place and its having a big garden and very clean n neat place.

Kinnerasani River: The Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 12 kilometers away from the Palvancha town which is in the district of Bhadradri Kothagudem. The wildlife sanctuary covers an area of 635.4 square kilometers and Kinnerasani wildlife sanctuary is a home to a rich wildlife, including leopards, spotted deer and gaurs, besides different bird species.This sanctuary got its name after the river Kinnerasani.

Dummugudem Lift Irrigation: Dummugudem is a village in Bhadradri Kothagudem district of the Indian state of Telangana. … A major lift irrigation project called Dummugudem Lift Irrigation Scheme is under development drawing water from the barrage pond.

Sri Seetha Ramachandra Swamy Devasthanam: A sacred place that attracts lakhs of devotees from all over the world, it is the abode of Lord Rama (The seventh incarnation of SriMahavishnu). This hill place which is encircled by holy river Godavari flowing towards southern direction is the famous shrine Bhadrachalam-The name derived from Bhadragiri (Mountain of Bhadra-a boon child of Meru and Menaka). According to a Ithihasas, the significance of this shrine dates back to the Ramayana Era.

Hanumakonda: The best time to visit the city is from October to March as the weather is quite pleasant during this period. However, tourists do visit during March to May as well. From June to September the region experiences heavy monsoon. Many tourists visit the city during festivals such as Bathukamma, Id-ul-Fitr, Sammakka-Sarakka Jatara, Dussehra, and Deepavali.

Famous Places in Hanumakonda: Bhadrakali Temple, Thousand Pillar Temple

Bhadrakali Temple: The temple is believed to be built in 625 A.D by the King Pulakeshin II of Chalukya dynasty to commemorate his victory over Vengi region of Andhra Desham, as per the writings on the temple wall. Kakatiya kings later have adopted the temple and considered Goddess Bhadrakali as their “Kula Devatha”.

Thousand Pillar Temple: The most popular place to visit in Warangal is the Thousand Pillars Temple, located at the base of Hanamkonda hill. It was built in 12th century by the Kakatiya King Rudra Deva. Dedicated primarily to Lord Shiva, this temple is also known by the name of Sri Rudreshwara Swamy Temple. At this temple, three deities- Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Surya are worshipped. They are known as Trikutalayam. There are three shrines, one for each deity.

Hyderabad: The Pearl City, Hyderabad with its unmatched blend of history and modernity, hypnotizes everyone, whoever sets his/her foot in this beautiful city of Nizams. With a history as old as 400 years and the status of metropolitan city, Hyderabad promises a unique refreshing experience to all.

From historical monuments to natural getaways to mouth-watering world famous cuisine to appealing shopping places and thrilling entertainment parks, this city has it all to keep you glued.

Famous Places in Hyderabad: Charminar, Golconda Fort, Ramoji Film City, Hussain Sagar Lake, Birla Mandir, Jala Vihar, Chowmahalla Palace, Lumbini Park, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Birla Planetarium, Nehru Zoo Park, Salar Jung Museum, Purani Haveli, Tank Bund, Snow World, Laad Bazaar, NTR Gardens, Durgam Cheruvu, Shilparamam, Necklace Road, Chilkur Balaji Temple, Taj Falaknuma Palace, Gandipet Lake, Mount Opera, Paigah Tombs, Sanghi Temple, KBR National Park, Mecca Masjid, Taramati Baradari, Maula Ali Dargah, Botanical Gardens.

Charminar: The capital city of Telangana, Hyderabad is a popular tourist destination and presents its visitors with a mesmerising contrast of age old traditions, culture at one end and modern facilities, amenities of a metropolitan city at the other end. Hyderabad is one city, which has no dearth of tourist attractions.

Golconda Fort: Just 11 km away from the city, the architectural marvel Golconda Fort is well connected to the rest of the city. Built by Qutub Shahi Kings, this fort presents an impressive structure, with eight gates and 87 bastions.

Ramoji Film City: Since 1991, Ramoji Film City has been alluring tourists from every corner of the country. One of the largest film studios in the world it has the capacity to house almost 50 film units within a given point of time.

Hussain Sagar Lake: Connecting the twin cities, Hussain Sagar Lake boasts of being the largest artificial lake in Asia. On the tributary of Musi River, it was excavated during Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah’s reign, in 1562 AD. It has got its name after Hussain Shah Wali.

Birla Mandir: Located atop 280-foot-high hillock of Kalapahad, the beautiful Birla Mandir has derived its name from the industrialist Birlas who have constructed Birla temples in various parts of the country.

Jala Vihar: Located at the Necklace Road, Jalavihar, family entertainment park, enjoys a prime location. Suitable for both kids and adults, it offers an amazing range of water activities. Some of these are River ride, Tilt bucket, Mushroom Umbrella, Family slide, Mini aqua trailers, Float slide, Pendulum, etc.

Chowmahalla Palace: Chowmahalla Palace, with literal meaning of ‘four palaces’ in Urdu language was built in the 18th century. It was during the reign of fifth Nizam, Afzar-ud-Daulah, Asaf Jav V, from 1857 to 1869, that the palace was completed.

Lumbini Park: Developed in 1994 by the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority, Lumbini Park has been named after birthplace of Lord Buddha. Located quite close to the Hussain Sagar Lake, it is one of the popular tourist spots of Hyderabad.

Qutub Shahi Tombs: Consisted of the tombs of 7 Qutub Shahi rulers, these are known to be one of the oldest heritage sites of Hyderabad. Qutub Shahi Tombs are located only at a distance of 850 m from the Banjara Darwaza of Golconda Fort.

Birla Planetarium: Inaugurated by the late Sri N.T. Rama Rao in 198, dome shaped Birla Planetarium is situated in the heart of the city, at Naubat Pahad.

Developed with the technical help from Japan, planetarium offers four sections, each offering a unique opportunity to explore the unknown. Interactive science centre, Window on Science, Archaeology Center and the Nirmala Birla Art Gallery and Dinosaurium are the four section of the planetarium.

Nehru Zoo Park: Opened to public in 1963, Nehru Zoological Park is also located near the near Mir Alam Tank of Hyderabad. Boasting of about 1,500 species of birds, animals and reptiles this largest zoo in India is run by the Forest department, Government of Andhra Pradesh.

Salar Jung Museum: At the banks of Musi River, Salar Jung Museum is located. With an impressive collection of 43000 art objects, 9000 manuscripts and 47000 printed books, it is considered to be one of the biggest one-man collections of the world.

Purani Haveli: Built in the European style, Purani Haveli is situated at the South east of Afzal Gunj Bridge near Dewandevdi.

In 16th century, it was used as the residential quarter of Mir Momen, the Peshwa of Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah. However, later in 18th century, it was acquired and then renovated by Nizam III. It was then passed on to his son Sikandar Jah, who, although moved to the Khilaurat complex, which gave it the name of Purani Haveli.

Tank Bund: Connecting Hyderabad and Secunderabad, Tank Bund is a popular hangout of the city. Promising its visitors with a breath taking view of the lake and its monolith of Bhudda in the center, it dams the Hussain Sagar Lake.

Snow World: With the fame of being the first ever snow themed park in India, Snow World is a place which you must visit when in Hyderabad. Developed by the Ocean Park Multi Tech Limited (OPML), it is spread over an impressive area of 17,000 square feet.

Laad Bazaar: One of the oldest and most popular shopping areas of Hyderabad, Laad Bazaar is located adjacent to Charminar.

It is said that this market was equally lively even during the times of the Qutub Shahis and the Nizams. Presenting an ages old heritage, the “Laad Bazaar” has got its name from the word “Laad” meaning Lacquer. This market boasts of an incomparable varieties of bangles, which have Lacquer has one of its key material.

NTR Gardens: Spread over an area of 36 acres, the captivating NTR Gardens was developed in the memory of late Shri N T Rama Rao. Not just lush green landscape, this park also has a wide range of recreational choices for visitors such as boating, machan tree, etc.

Durgam Cheruvu: Durgam Cheruvu is located quite close to the Hi Tech city. It lies hidden between various granite rocks and hence is referred as Secret Lake too. It is also called with the names of Madhapur Lake.

Shilparamam: A craft village, Shilparamam is one of the popular tourist spots of Hyderabad. Spread over 50 acres, is a popular shopping destination with artisans from all over India showcasing their best products.

Necklace Road: Resembling a necklace, the Necklace Road of Hyderabad is stretched over 3 km length. Said to be inspired by the Queen’s Necklace of Mumbai, it acts as a connecting point to the three major parts.

Chilkur Balaji Temple: Located in a small village named Chilkur, this temple is about 30 km away from Hyderabad. On the banks of mesmerizing Osman Sagar Lake, Chilkur Balaji Temple is popularly called as the Visa Balaji temple.

Taj Falaknuma Palace: On a 2000-foot high hill, Falaknuma Palace is located just at a distance of 5 km from the historic monument Charminar. Built by the Nawab Vikar-ul-Umra, it took close to 9 long years for its completion. However, later in 1897, it was purchased by Nizam VI to serve the purpose of royal guest house.

Gandipet Lake: Spread across a vast expanse of 46 km, Gandipet Lake is the main reservoir of the twin cities. It was built by Hyderabad Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan, as a protection against flooding of the cities.

Mount Opera: Mount Opera Theme Park, one of the popular entertainment parks in Hyderabad is situated on the Hyderabad-Vijayawada National Highway, at a distance of 4 km from the Ramoji Film City.

Paigah Tombs: A compelling blend of Asaf jah and Rajputani style of architecture, Paigah Tombs are situated just 10 km away from Charminar in the Old city. They present a perfect example of Indo Saracenic architecture.

Sanghi Temple: About 25 km away from Hyderabad, Sanghi Temple is located on the hillock Paramanand Giri. Dedicated to the Lord Venkateshwara, the architecture of this temple is based on the Chola-Chalukya architectural style.

KBR National Park: KBR National Park is one of the most popular and one of the largest parks of Hyderabad. With a rich flora and fauna, it offers lush green setting and a refreshing environment for the visitors to spend some relaxing moments.

Mecca Masjid: Located just 100 m away from the historic Charminar, Mecca Masjid is one of the largest Mosques in the world. With almost 8000 mason involved, it took close to 80 years for its construction to be completed.

Taramati Baradari: Outside the Golconda Fort on the Gandipet Road lies Taramati Baradari, another popular historic building of Hyderabad.

Consisting of a music hall with 12 entrances which served as an auditorium, it used be the place where the legendary artist Taramathi used to perform. Taramati along with Premamati were said to be most popular dancers and courtesans of the Abdullah Qutub Shah, 7th Sultan of Golconda.

Maula Ali Dargah: Constructed in the memory of Hazrat Ali, son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad, by Asif Jahis, it attracts pilgrims from, everywhere. Although one has to climb almost 400 stairs to reach here, it is worth all the efforts. Apart from religious association, the view of the city from here is mesmerizing.

Botanical Gardens: Located in Madhapur, near the Hi-tech City, Botanical Gardens have been developed by Forest Department. It is spread over an area of 120 acres.

Opened with just 5 sectors, it has now 19 Vanams or sectors. Botanical Garden has a rich collection of flora with a range that includes ornamental plants, bamboos, palm trees, fruit and timber trees, medicinal plants and aquatic plants.

Jagtial: Jagtial District was carved out of erstwhile Karimnagar district. It is surrounded by Nizamabad, Nirmal, Mancherial, Peddapalli and Karimnagar Districts, with three revenue divisions at Jagtial and Metpalli. The district headquarters is located at Jagtial town.

The Godavari River passes through the district. SRSP Project is a major dam and tourist attraction. The Buddhist Sthupaof 2nd century BC in Dhulikatta is of historic and archaeological significance. The district is home to holy temples of Sri MallikarjunaSwamy Temple at Odela and Sri Varahaswami temple at Kamanpur Mandal. There is railway connectivity from Jagtial to Peddapalli via Karimnagar.

Famous Places in Jagtial: Kondagattu, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Sri Anjaneya Swamy vari Devasthanam, Qila Fort Jagityal.

Kondagattu: Sri Anjaneya Swamy vari Devasthanam his situated on hill called Kondagattu Amidst of hills and forest aria at a distance 40 K.M. from Karimnagar and 16 K.M from Jagityal. It is an ancient temple in Jagityal District state to have been coming in to existence at about 500 years above attracting good No. of pilgrims. The presiding deity, Sri Anjaneya Swamy varu is said to be Swayambhoo as seen from the silasasana which is available on the external wall ao the main temple. It shows that parents of singam Balaiah i.e Singam Sanjeevudu and Ashamma from Kodimyal Village had Constructed a temple.

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple: Dharmapuri is a village as well as a Mandal headquarters in the Karimnagar district of Telangana, India. This village earned spiritual importance because of the presence of the shrine, which is dedicated to the Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The temple has two very different idols of the lord Narasimha Swamy. The oldest of these idols is called “pata Narasimha Swamy” which means the older Narasimha Swamy and the temple that was established later is called “kotha Narasimha Swamy” which means the new one.

Sri Anjaneya Swamy vari Devasthanam: Sri Anjaneya Swamy vari Devasthanam his situated on hill called Kondagattu Amidst of hills and forest aria at a distance 40 K.M. from Karimnagar and 16 K.M from Jagityal.It is an ancient temple in karimnagar District state to have been come in to existence at about 500 years above attracting good No. of pilgrims. The presiding deity, Sri Anjaneya Swamy varu is said to be Swayambhoo as seen from the silasasana wich is available on the external wall ao the main temple.It shows that parents of singam Balaiah i.e Singam Sanjeevudu and Ashamma from Kodimyal Village had Constructed a temple.

Qila Fort Jagityal: The history of Telangana Region is marked with bravery and sumptuousness. Marking a great significance to the splendor are the many forts of this region. Each and every fort is unique in its own way and forms an important part of the country’s never ending glory. One such marvel is the Jagtial Fort in the Jagtial district. The establishment of the beautiful fort dates back to the 17th century. It is believed that two European engineers Tal and Jack conceptualized and built this amazing star shaped fort which is surrounded by water.

Jangaon: Jangaon is a District in the Indian State of Telangana. It was a part of the Warangal District and Nalgonda District prior to the re-organisation of districts in the state. The name Jangaon evolved from “jain gaon”, which means “village of Jains”, a religion of IndiaThe district shares boundaries with Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri, Siddipet, Warangal Urban, Warangal Rural and Mahabubad districts. The Kakatiya line seems to have been in existance even earlier to the middle of 7th Century A.D.because the famous Chines Piligrim Hieun-Tsang. He district comprises 12 mandals and 2 revenue divisions.

Famous Places in Jangaon: Palakurthi, Bammera Pothana, Jeedikal.

Palakurthi: Many places in ancient India were lush greenery, rivers and hills with a wealth of natural beauty. Then even the lives of men pass away peacefully. Many sages spend their time in the mountains and in the wilderness, practicing spiritual thought. There are many instances where the Lord has witnessed some of them, and there they are, on their wish. Such magnificent places have developed in so many ways, and have seen the highest level of patronage of many kings, which have declined in popularity over time.These are fading in time Visiting such magnificent temples, we can learn many things about history One of them is the ruler of Jangaon district.

Bammera Pothana:  (1450–1510) was an Indian Telugu poet best known for his translation of the Bhagavata Purana from Sanskrit to Telugu. He was a Telugu and Sanskrit Scholar.His work, Andhra Maha Bhagavatamu, is popularly called as Pothana Bhagavatam in Telugu.

Jeedikal: Sri Ramachandra Swamy Devasthanam is a famous Srirama Temple located in Jeedikal village, near Jangaon. According to a local lore, the temple’s existence dates back to ‘Tretayuga’ as it was here that Lord Rama, while in exile, is said to have shot rakshasa Maricha with an arrow, who comes in the guise of a golden deer.

Jayashankar Bhupalpally: Agriculture is the main occupation in rural parts of the district, with paddy, chilli, cotton and turmeric being the chief crops grown in the area. Devadula lift Irrigation and tanks constructed by Kakatiya rulers are the primary sources of irrigation. Industries like Singareni Collieries, Kakatiya Thermal power plant, and some small agriculture-based industries flourish in this area.

Famous Places in Jayashankar Bhupalpally: Kaleshwara Mukteshwara Swamy Temple, Nainpaka temple, Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project, Kota Gullu, Pandavula Guttalu.

Kaleshwara Mukteshwara Swamy Temple: Kaleshwaram is a town lying on the border of Telangana and Maharashtra. The town is popularly known for its ancient and famous Kaleshwara Mukteshwara Swamy Temple. This is a revered temple is dedicated to the worship of the powerful Lord Shiva. The most iconic aspect in this ancient temple is the presence of two Lingams holding on to a single pedestal or the Panavattam. The temple gets its name Kaleshwara Mukteswara Swamy mandiram because of the duel presence of Lord Shiva or the Mukteshwara and the other is the Lord Yama or Kaleshwar.

Nainpaka temple: Nainpaka temple, The temple that is believed to have built in the 15th or 16th century on a pink stone rock around 25 km to Jayashankar Bhupalpally, unique in style and touted as the one and only in southern India is in a state of shambles. This lesser-known rock-cut temple, a prototype of Sarvatobhadra architecture, which has four deities carved out on a protruded boulder, is a revelation of sorts.

Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project: The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project or KLIP is a multi-purpose irrigation project on the Godavari River in Kaleshwaram, Bhupalpally, and Telangana, India. Currently the world’s largest multi-stage lift irrigation project, its farthest upstream influence is at the confluence of the Pranhita and Godavari rivers.

Kota Gullu: Being locally termed as “Kota Gullu“, the Ghanpur Temples were established by King Ganapathi deva during Kakatiya reign. It is known throughout the world how splendid the architecture of temples is in south India. Portraying these amazing architectural skills, Ghanpur Temples are a group of beautiful temples located in Ghanpur of Jayashankar Bhupalpally District in Telangana.

Pandavula Guttalu: Rock art is a form of landscape art, which is found only in certain regions of India. Jayashankar Bhupalpally district in Telangana is home to many prehistoric habitation sites. Paleolithic cave paintings have been found at Pandavula Gutta (Regonda mandal). Pandavula Konda (Pandavula Gutta) site was first discovered in the year 1990. The major attraction here is rock climbing.

Jogulamba Gadwal: Jogulamba-Gadwal district has been carved from Mahbubnagar district of Telangana, with the administrative headquarters located at Gadwal town. The district is spread across an area of 2575.5 square kilometers. According to 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 6,09,990. Gadwal town, located nearly 210 km from Hyderabad is well accessible by Bangalore-Hyderabad National Highway 7.

Jogulamba Gadwal district is one of the 31 districts in the state of Telangana. Jogulamba was carved out of Mahbubnagar district and was made as a district on October 11, 2016. Jogulamba district covers an area of 2575.5 square kilometers and has a population of 6,09,990 as per 2011 Census data. Gadwal town is the district headquarters, which has a population of 63,177.

Famous Places in Jogulamba Gadwal: Thummilla Lift Irrigation, Rajoli Dam, Beechupally Hanuman Temple, Gadwal Fort, Alampur Jogulamba Devi, Jurala Dam.

Thummilla Lift Irrigation: Thummilla Lift Irrigation Project is a lift irrigation project located in Jogulamba Gadwal district, Telangana State in India. It is being built at a cost Rupees 783 crores. Phase I of the project is expected to be completed by June 2018. It comes under Rajolibanda Diversion Scheme. It is expected to irrigate 87,000 acres in 87,000 acres in Gadwal and Alampur.

Rajoli Dam: RDS was taken up on river Tungabhadra and the head works and the left bank canal was mostly completed by 1956. In the year 2013, Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal-2 allocated four (4) tmcft water for construction of RDS right bank canal in Kurnool district.

Beechupally Hanuman Temple: Beechupally is one of the famous shrines for the god Hanuman (Anjaneya Swamy). It is located on the banks of Krishna River at about 30 kilometers downstream after Jurala Project in JOGULAMBA GADWAL district, Telangana.

Gadwal Fort: Gadwal is a city and the district Headquarter of Jogulamba Gadwal district in the Indian state of Telangana. It is located 188 km (117 mi) from the state capital of Hyderabad and is a state assembly constituency. Gadwal historically served as the capital of Gadwal Samsthanam, a vassal of the Nizam of Hyderabad. Gadwal was previously part of the Raichur region of Hyderabad-Karnataka.

Alampur Jogulamba Devi: Alampur is a sleepy town situated on the banks Tungabhadra River, in the state of Telangana. Alampur is considered as the western gateway of Srisailam. Here the marvelous temple and remains of some ancient temple signify Badami Chalukyan architecture. The region was ruled by many South Indian dynasties. The principal deities at the Jogulamba temple are Jogulamba and Balabrahmeshwara.

Jurala Dam: The Jurala project, which is also known as the Priyadarshini Project is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from Kurvapur village in the Mahabubnagar district of Telangana. Laid over the Krishna River, the Reservoir is at a level of 1045 feet. This power project which has a capacity of 11.94 TMC was inaugurated in the year 1995. At the site, the water from the Kuravpur Kshetra River joins into the waters of this project.

Kamareddy: The District derived its name Kamareddy from the ruler of Domakonda Fort Chinna Kamireddy, who ruled this area during AD 1600 to 1640. Old name of this place is KODURU. This village exists in the place where Kishtamma Gudi now existing. In Harijanwada area there was temple called KODURU HANMANDLA GUDI. This temple is oldest in the History of Kamareddy. Apart from this temple there are another (3) Temples which are the proofs of Kamareddy i.e., 1.Kishtammagudi, 2. Venu Gopala Swamy Gudi and 3. Vittaleshwara Alayam. In Kakathiya Dynasti this place was ruled by KAKARTHYA GUNDANA, proof of this is available in Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple in Banda Rameshwar Pally village of Machareddy Mandal.

Famous Places in Kamareddy: Kowlas Yellamma Temple, Mini Tank Bund Kalki Cheruvu, Santhana Venugopala Swamy Temple, Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple, Trilinga Rameshwara Temple, Ayyappa Swamy Temple, Sri Somalingeswara Swamy Temple, Sri Bugga Rama Lingeswara Temple, Tirumala Venkateswara Swamy Temple, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Sri Sai Baba Temple, Sri Siddharameshwara Swamy Temple.

Kowlas Yellamma Temple: Kowlas Yellamma Temple is located in Jagannathapalle Village, Jukkal Mandal of Kamareddy District. Kowlas Yellamma Temple Very Old an Famous historical temple. Devotees not only from the district but also from neighboring districts as well as other states like Maharashtra, Karnataka etc.

Mini Tank Bund Kalki Cheruvu: Banswada Kalki Pond to be turned into a mini tank bund, now Boating facilities have been started in Kalki Cheruvu of Banswada town, and were formally inaugurated by Banswada MLA and Hon’ble Telangana State Assembly Speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy on 09-01-2021 Saturday evening. Many residents of the town are expected to flock to the lake to utilise the new amenity.

Santhana Venugopala Swamy Temple: Santana Venugopal Swamy Temple is located in the village of Chinoor in the Nagireddy Pet Mandal in the Kamareddy District.

Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple: Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple Located in Banda Rameshwarpalle Village, Machareddy mandal of Kamareddy District, This Temple also well known as Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple and Banda Rameshwara Swamy Temple. The main presiding deity here is also fondly called as Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swayambhu Kshetram.

Trilinga Rameshwara Temple: Trilinga Rameshwara Temple Tandur Kamareddy, is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located at Tandur Village Nagireddypet Mandal Kamareddy District.It is believed that Lord Rama has installed this Shiva Lingam and the Lord Shiva is known as Bheemeshwara Swamy.

Ayyappa Swamy Temple: The Ayyappa Swamy Temple is located in Bichkunda Village & Mandal of Kamareddy District. It is one of the largest pilgrimage temple in the District with many devotees visiting every day. The temple is dedicated to a Hindu celibate deity Ayyappan also known as Dharma Shasta, who according to belief is the son of Shiva and Mohini, the feminine incarnation of Vishnu.

Sri Somalingeswara Swamy Temple: Durki is a village of historical significance located in the Nasrullabad Zone of Kamareddy District. Formerly known as Durvasa Maharshi (Atri), one of the Sapta Rishis, lived in the village of Durki and practiced penance. That is why it is said that this town was also named Durki after Durvasu.

Sri Bugga Rama Lingeswara Temple: Maddikunta village is well known for Sri Bugga Rama Lingeswara Temple. The Temple is located in forest area and just 2.5 KM from village. Transportation available from surrounding areas and Kamareddy old Bus Stand.

Tirumala Venkateswara Swamy temple: Tirumala Venkateswara Swamy temple, popularly known as the Telangana Tirumala, situated on the outskirts of Thimmapur village in Birkoor mandal of Kamareddy district. The Venkateswara Swamy statue, built at the temple 74 years ago. During the past decade, the temple has seen a rise in its popularity, similar to Venkanna Konda.

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple: Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple is located in forest 3 kilometers to Chukkapur Village, Machareddy mandal of Kamareddy district. There will be huge number of people visit the temple in Summer and winter season and worship, Lord fulfills the devotees wishes.

Sri Sai Baba Temple: The Sri Sai Baba Temple is located in Nemli village Birkur mandal. Nemli Sai Baba Temple also known as “Mini Shirdi”. It is located on the Banswada to Bodhan main road in the Nemli Village of Kamareddy district. Approximately 8 kms from Banswada.

Sri Siddirameswara Swamy temple: Sri Siddirameswara Swamy temple is located in Bhiknoor Mandal in Kamareddy district. Sri Siddheswara Swamy Temple is the very old temple. And specially it is famous for its reverse position of the Shiva linga in garbhalaya. This temple is one of the rare temples of Lord Shiva in South India.

Karimnagar: Located in the north western region of Telangana, Karimnagar stands beautifully by the side of River Manair, a tributary of the River Godavari. Sharing borders with states of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh in the north-east and Madhya Pradesh in the east, Karimnagar in Telangana was earlier known with the name of Elgandal. The present name of Karimnagar was given in the honour of one of the then most prominent saints, Syed Karimullah Shah Sahib Quadri.

Famous Places in Karimnagar: Deer Park, Lower Manair Dam.

Deer Park: Deer Park arranged in Karimnagar District. Rajeev Gandhi Deer stop is situated in Karimangar approx 30-section of land arrive close to Lower Manair Dam LMD on the edges of Karimnagar. Deer Park is one of most popular visitor put in Karimnagar. Deer Park is situated in ourskirts of Karimnagar and called as Rajeev Gandhi Deer Park. It is close by Ujwala Park and Lower Manair Dam LMD.

Lower Manair Dam: The Lower Manair Dam is located on the Manair River at 18°24′ N latitude and 79° 20′ E longitude in Karimnagar District at Km.146 of Kakatiya Canal. The Manair River is a tributary of the Godavari River and the dam is built across the river at the confluence with Mohedamada River. The dam drains a catchment area of 6,464 square kilometres (2,496 sq mi) which includes 1,797.46 square kilometres (694.00 sq mi) of free catchment and the balance is intercepted catchment.

Khammam: Khammam city, erstwhile known as Kammamet, is the fourth largest city in the Indian state of Telangana. It is located in the state of Telangana, approximately 200 km from the capital Hyderabad. A historically significant city, Khammam hosted many movements during India’s freedom struggle. The Khammam Fort, which had periods of reign by both Hindu and Muslim leaders, is a famous cultural landmark of the city, and a popular tourist destination.

Famous Places in Khammam: Narsimha Swami Temple, Khammam Fort, Palair Lake, Jammalapuram Temple, Nelakondapalli, Kinnersani Wildlife Sanctuary.

Narsimha Swami Temple: According to legends, the Narsimha Swami or Narsimhadri temple, situated on a hill called Stambhadri, is said to have existed since 1.6 million years.

The city derives its name from the vertical rock that acts as pillar or ‘Khamba’ below the temple.

Khammam Fort: Initiated in 950 AD and completed by the year 1000, this fort has seen many changes of reigns. Depicting architecture of both Muslim and Hindu reigns, Khammam Fort has recently completed 1000 years of existence and is a major tourist destination.

Palair Lake: The Palair Lake is situated in the Palair Village, located 30 km from Khammam town. It is a man-made lake and major a source of fresh water to the Khammam district.

In recent times, water based sports and recreational activities are put in place to make it a popular tourist spot.

Jammalapuram Temple: Jammalapuram is a quaint village situated near Yerupallam, a town in Khammam district. This village housed many temples but the main temple is of Swami Venkateshwara, who’s the presiding deity of the village.

Nelakondapalli: If you’re fond of cultural, religious, or historical exploration, and if you happen to have a marked fascination with architecture, then the grand temples of this place are bound to enthrall you. Not only does this site of wonder in the Deccan have recently dug up ancient Buddhist stupas but it also boasts of an association with the Hindu epic Mahabharata.

Kinnersani Wildlife Sanctuary: Sprawling over a vast area of almost 635 sq. kms, Kinnersani Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Khammam district of Telangana. Nestled amidst the Dandakaranya Forest, the sanctuary is flanked by river Godavari on one side. Besides the variety of endangered flora, it is also home to umpteen species of Chousinghas, Sambar, Wild Boars, Gaurs, Chinkara, Cheetals, Hyenas, Sloth Bears etc. With suitable temperature and a pleasant climate, several species live here in tune with nature. In addition to the nature lovers, the region is also a popular hot spot among birdwatchers and photographers.

Kumuram Bheem: Asifabad District has been carved out of erstwhile Adilabad District. It is surrounded by Adilabad, Mancherial, Nirmal districts and the Maharashtra state. Asifabad has also been renamed as KomaramBheem district after the legendary Gond martyr, born in RavteSankepalli village near Asifabad.

Famous Places in Kumuram Bheem: Ganagapur Temple, Sapthagunda Water falls, Mitte waterfalls, Sri Komaram Bheem Project.

Ganagapur Temple: This temple was built in the 16th century by a VishwaBrahamin Mummadi pothaji and large number of devotees come from Maharashtra, Chattisgad and Telangana to Gangapur jatra held on magha pournami every year.

Sapthagunda Water falls: Accessibility Of the seven waterfalls in Sirpur (U), two can be classified as the most beautiful spots and are located in close proximity. These are situated about 20 km from Jainoor mandal headquarters and can be accessed from either Lingapur or Pittaguda villages. In the absence of a proper road, a distance of about 4 km in the forest has to be trekked. A road and accommodation for tourists at these spots could arouse the interest of nature enthusiasts.

Mitte waterfalls: A Cluster of Seven Waterfalls Sapthala Gundam Mitte Waterfalls is located on a local stream in Sirpur (U) mandal near Pittaguda village inside a dense forest region. One of the many waterfalls located in Komaram Bheem Asifabad district, it is a breath-taking sight to see the plunge of water from a high cliff. There are about seven waterfalls, out of which only three are currently accessible by foot. Mitte waterfall is located at a distance of nearly 30 kilometres from Asifabad and 350 kilometres from Hyderabad, the state capital.

Sri Komaram Bheem Project: The project named after Komaram Bheem (22 October 1901 – 19 October 1940), was a tribal leader who fought against the Asaf Jahi Dynasty for the liberation of Hyderabad State. Komaram Bheem openly fought against the ruling Nizam government in a guerrilla campaign. He defied courts, laws, and any other form of Nizam authority, living off the sustenance of the forest. He took up arms against Nizam Nawab’s soldiers, and fought Babi Jhari until his last breath.

Mahabubabad: Mahabubabad District is carved out of erstwhile Warangal District. The District shares boundaries with (06) Districts i.e. Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, Suryapet, Jangoan, Warangal and Jayashankar Bhupalapally Districts. The Mahabubabad District formed on 11.10.2016. The District comprises of 16 mandals (out of which 2 Mandals from Khammam District) and 2 Revenue Divisions – Mahabubabad and Thorrur. The District headquarters is located at Mahabubabad Town.
Mahabubnagar: Also known as Palamuru or Rukmammapeta, Mahabubnagar is a city that boasts of immense historical significance and is situated on the western border of Telangana. It is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway from Hyderabad especially for those interested in history since it houses a multitude of old forts, sacred sites, tombs and more that make for a wonderful educational experience. There are also several natural wonders that one can visit.

Famous Places in Mahabubnagar: Jurala Dam, Koilkonda Fort and Koilsagar Dam, Gadwal Fort, Lalitha Someswara Swamy Temple, Kollapur, Alampur, Pangal Fort, Chandraghad Fort, Khilla Ghanpur / Ghanpur Fort, Jatprole / Jetaprolu, Pillalamarri / Big Banyan Tree, Wanaparhy Palace.

Jurala Dam: At a distance of 77 km from Mahabubnagar Bus Station, 18 km from Gadwal and 171 km from Hyderabad, The Jurala Dam is located around 10 km from Kuravpur, Mahabubnagar. Also known as Indira Priyadarshini Project, the Jurala Dam was constructed in the year 1995 on the River Krishna. The foundation was laid by the Mr. Tanguturi Anjaiah and he named the project as Priyadarshini project. It has a full reservoir level of 1045 ft and has a full capacity of 11.94 TMC. The length of the project is around one kilometer and height is said to be around 27.80 meters.

Koilkonda Fort and Koilsagar Dam: At a distance of 1.3 km from Koilkonda Bus Stand, 25 km from Mahabubnagar Bus Station and 128 km from Hyderabad, Koilkonda Fort is situated at Koilkonda in Mahabubnagar district of Telangana. This is one of the best one day trips from Hyderabad. Koilkonda Fort is the erstwhile outpost of the Qutab Shahi dynasty situated on a hilltop. To reach the top, one needs to hike across a deep gorge on the west or a series of streams if coming through east before reaching a plight of steps that leads to the fort. To enter the Koilkonda Fort, seven gates have to be crossed. The first one spots an inscription of Ibrahim Qutab Shah that belongs to 1550 AD. Fourth gate leads to a dilapidated palace. There is also a mosque, an Idgah and a pond here. The Fort also has a ashurkhana dedicated to Bibi Fatima and is revered by both Hindus and Muslims.

Gadwal Fort: At a distance of 1 km from Gadwal Bus Station, 78 km from Mahabubnagar Bus Station and 188 km from Hyderabad, Gadwal Fort is situated in Mahabubnagar district of Telangana. Gadwal is one of the popular historical places to visit around Hyderabad.

Lalitha Someswara Swamy Temple: Sri Lalitha Someswara Swamy Temple is a highly revered shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed to have been built during the 7th century. Somasila is a well-known tourist attraction of Mahabubnagar that consists of 15 temples. These temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva and are enshrined with several Shivalingas. The temple was shifted from old Somasila village to higher altitude to protect it from being submerged in Krishna water during the construction of Srisailam Dam. The surroundings of Somasila are also known for its scenic beatury.

Kollapur: At a distance 97 km from Mahabubnagar and 178 km from Hyderabad, Kollapur is located in Mahabubnagar district of Telangana. Kollapur is famous for a wonderful palace and numerous temples. Kollapur, along with Jetprole & Somasila is an ideal weekend getaway near Hyderabad.

Alampur: At a distance of 218 kms from Hyderabad, 22 Kms from Kurnool, 126 Kms from Mahbubnagar & 200 kms from Srisailam, Alampur is a historical place located in Mahbubnagar district of Telangana. Alampur is famous for Jogulamba Temple (a Shakti Peetha), Navabrahma temples and Sangameswara Temple built in 7th century. Alampur is considered as the western gateway to the famous pilgrimage town Srisailam. The temple consists of several inscriptions dated between 7th and 16th centuries.

Pangal Fort: Pangal Fort is one of the Famous Hill Forts in Telangana. It was built by Kalyani Chalukya Kings during 11th and 12th Centuries. The fort is spread across hundreds of acres with Seven Gateways. The Main entrance is called as Mundlagavini and is a special attraction of this fort. It was built with huge granite rocks.

Chandraghad Fort: This Hill Fort is located close to Jurala Dam. The picturesique Hill fort is located on the banks of river Krishna. This Fort was built during Peshwas and belongs to Chandrasena Jilledar. This is a strong fort constructed to store the grains and taxes collected from people. The fort offers the remains of the protective walls, gateways and several ruined buildings.

Khilla Ghanpur / Ghanpur Fort: The Ghanpur Fort is a hill fort built on a rocky hill by King Gona Ganapa Reddy in early 13th century. He ruled this area as a feudatory to Kakatiya rulers. Gona Ganapa Reddy is son of Gona Budda Reddy who was famous as the poet of Ranganatha Ramayana, a pioneering Telugu Literature. The name of Ghanapuram Killa came into existence from the name of Kakatiya Ruler Sri Ganapathi Deva. The fort is spread on rocky and hilly area of 4 Sq kilometers and there are fort buildings spread across the top most part of the hill.

Jatprole / Jetaprolu: Jatprole is popular for two temples known as Madana Gopala Swamy Temple and a group of Shiva temples. The temples were moved to Jetprole from the villages of Malleswaram and Manchalakota during the construction of Srisailam Dam.

Pillalamarri / Big Banyan Tree: Pillalamarri or Peerla Marri, an 800 years old banyan tree, is a major tourist attraction in Mahabubnagar district. The tree has many banyan trees which grow in its proximity like its children hence the name Pillala-marri. It is also difficult to find the main trunk of the tree. It is spread over three acres of land and can accommodate about 1000 people in its shade.

Wanaparhy Palace: Wanarpathy palace is a landmark in the town of Wanaparthy. It was built by Wanarpathy Rajas in 19th century. Wanarpathy was one of the important princely region under Hyderabad Nizams. The Palace is named as Mustafa Mahal after a Muslim saint. This Palace shows the British- Mughal and South Indian architectural styles.

Mancherial: Mancherial District has been carved out of erstwhile Adilabad District. It is surrounded by Asifabad (KomaramBheem), Adilabad, Nirmal, Jagtial, Peddapalli, Bhoopalpally districts and the Maharashtra state. The district is spread across an area of 4,056.36 square kilometers and according to the 2011 Census of India, this district has a population of 807,037.

Famous Places in Mancherial: Gandhari Khilla, Sri Satyanarayana Swamy Temple, Kawal Tiger Reserve, Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary, Godavari River, Sripada Yellampalli project, The Singareni Thermal Power Plant.

Gandhari Khilla: Gandhari Khilla (Gandhari Kota) is a hill fort located near Bokkalagutta, in Mandamarri Mandal in Mancherial district in the south Indian state of Telangana.

It is located on the sand rock hills. The fort was built within a thickly forested area which has a wealth of plant species which includes many medicinal herbs. The fort has not been fully excavated and is still partially covered by forest.

Sri Satyanarayana Swamy Temple: Sri Satyanarayana Swamy Temple Gudem Gutta is a popular temple place in the Mancherial District in the northern Telangana India. It has the famous ‘Sri Satyanarayana Swamy Temple’. Lots of pilgrims visit this place during ‘Karthika Masam’ to have a holy dip in Godavari river and perform “Satyanarayana Vratam/Puja”. It located less than 40 kms from Mancherial District.

Kawal Tiger Reserve: Kawal Tiger Reserve is located at Jannaram mandal of Mancherial District  in Telangana state of India.Govt of India declared Kawal wildlife sanctuary as Tiger Reserve in 2012. The Oldest Sanctuary in the northern telangana region of the state.This is well known for its abudant flora and fauna. This sancturay is catchment for the river godavari and kadam that flows towards the south of sancturay.

Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary: Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary, the size of which is only 36.29 sq. kms. This Sanctuary is known for the fresh water crocodiles. In 1987, this forest area was initiated as a Sanctuary for crocodiles. Situated on the banks of River Godavari, this place is their natural habitat. This wild life sanctuary is a haven for nature lovers and nature photographers. The eco system in this Sanctuary is able to sustain various biotic communities and as a result visitors from the world over come to visit the place.

Godavari River: Godavari enters into Telangana in Nirmal district at Basara. The river flows along the border between Nirmal and Mancherial districts in the north and Nizamabad, Jagityal, Peddapalli districts to its south. About 12 km (7.5 mi) after entering Telangana it merges with the back waters of the Sriram Sagar Dam.

Sripada Yellampalli project: Sripada Yellampalli project is an irrigation project located at Yellampalli Village, Ramagundam Rural Mandal, between Peddapalli district and Mancherial District in Telangana State. The project is fourth largest on the Godavari River in Telangana region. It is named after late legislator, D. Sripada Rao Sripada Yellampalli project from Mancherial district 10kms distance.

The Singareni Thermal Power Plant: The Singareni Thermal Power Plant is located at Pegadapalli Village, Jaipur Mandal, Mancherial District in Telangana state. It has an installed capacity of 1200 MW (2×600 MW) and is operated by the Singareni Collieries Company.

Medak: Medak districtis a district located in the Indian state of Telangana. Medak is the district headquarters. The district shares boundaries with Sangareddy, Kamareddy, Siddipet and Medchal districts. Medak region was named by QutubShahis as Gulshanabad due to the lush greenery.

Famous Places in Medak: Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple, Kuchadri Venkateshwara Swamy temple, Pocharam Reservoir Lake, Medak Fort, Edupayala Temple, Medak Cathedral Church.

Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple: The family of Ailavajjala of Bhaaradwaaja gotra in Paatakoduru village in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh was well known for several great men who were experts in the Shakta cult of worshipping Mother Goddess. In this family was born in 1917, Shree Venkataramanayya. He became a great expert in the tradition of worship of Shakti or Mother Goddess.

Kuchadri Venkateshwara Swamy temple: It is an ancient Hindu temple located in Kuchanapalli village of Medak district in Telangana State. It is an abode of Sri. Venkateshwara Swamy, and considered a holy divine destination by worshippers and visitors.

Pocharam Reservoir Lake: Pocharam located around 20 kms away from Medak boasts of a reservoir and a small animal sanctuary.  The dam was built between 1916-1922 over Allair, a tributary of the River Manjeera.

Medak Fort: Medak Fort is a heritage structure and a popular tourist attraction of Medak town. The fort is of immense historical and architectural importance in the region of Telangana. The Medak Fort is a huge structure that takes nestling on the top of a hill.

Edupayala Temple: Built-in 12th Century, Edupayalu Vana Durga Bhavani temple is one of the most famous and powerful pilgrim destinations in the region, dedicated to Goddess Kanakadurga. This is a picturesque shrine located amidst the lush green forest and natural stone formations inside a den. The location marks the confluences of seven rivulets into the Manjeera River and hence the name Edupayala, which means Edu (seven) and Payalu (streams).

Medak Cathedral Church: Medak Cathedral is one of the most visited churches in South India, which was built by Charles Walker Fasnet of British Wesleyan Methodists and consecrated on 25 December 1924. It is the single largest diocese in Asia and the second-largest in the world after the Vatican located in Medak town.

Medchal-Malkajgiri: Telangana is the youngest and newly formed 29thstate of India. Came into existance on 2nd June 2014, by bifurcation of united Andhra Pradesh. Telangana has an area of 1, 12,077 square kilometres and a population of 3, 50,03,674 (as per 2011 Census). It is the 12th largest state and the 12th most populated state in India. Its major cities include Hyderabad, Warangal, Nizamabad, Khammam and Karimnagar. Telangana is bordered by the states of Maharashtra in the north and northwest, Chhattisgarh in the north, Karnataka in the west and Andhra Pradesh in the east and south.

Famous Places in Medchal-Malkajgiri: Keesaragutta Temple, Shamirpet Lake.

Keesaragutta Temple: Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple,(Kesaragiri Kshetram) at Keesaragutta, is very ancient and historical temple in Telangana State. It is situated at Keesara (V & M) Medchal Malkajgiri Dist. It is very small distance about 35 km. from Telangana Capital city of Hyderabad. The temple is believed to have existed from THRETHAYUGA. The traditional literature says that LORD RAMACHANDRA visited this place after killing RAVANA and desire to install 101 shivalingams at this sacred place and accordingly directed.

Shamirpet Lake: Shamirpet Lake also known as ‘Pedda Cheruvu’ is one of the well-designed tourist spots in Hyderabad. Situated about 27 km from Secunderabad, this beautiful artificial lake is the perfect personification of serenity and tranquillity. What’s more, Shamirpet Lake is located near to ‘Jawahar Deer Park’, which adds to the area’s magnificence. One can always find a herd of deer quenching their thirst on the banks of the lake, which is a very fascinating sight.

Mulugu: Mulugu is a district in the state of Telangana.Mulugu district was formed on February 17, 2019 by bifurcating the Jayashankar Bhupalpally district. Previously Jayashankar Bhupalpally district was part of Warangal district. There is one revenue division of Mulugu under this district and has 9 mandals and 174 village panchayats in it. Mulugu district along with Narayanapet district were formed making a total of 33 districts in Telangana state.

Famous Places in Mulugu: Bogatha Waterfall, Lakhnavaram Lake, Hemachala Lakshmi Narsimha Swamy, Medaram Jathara, Ramappa Temple.

Bogatha Waterfall: Bogatha Waterfall is 120 km away from Bhadrachalam, and 329 km away from Hyderabad. The distance has come down from 440 km because of the newly constructed Eturnagaram bridge on National Highway 202. A magnificent waterfall in the district of Khammam and second biggest waterfall in the State, Bogatha waterfall presents a splendid spectacle of falling waters and rich landscape and therefore, aptly gets the epithet the Niagara of Telangana.

Lakhnavaram Lake: Lakhnavaram Lake, located in Govindaraopet Mandal about 70 kilometers away from Warangal, is a trending picnic spot. The lake is an exceptional thing of beauty. The lake was formed by closing down three narrow valleys. Each valley is replaced with a short bund, and hills act as their natural barrier. The lake has been constructed by the rulers of the Kakatiya dynasty in 13th Century A.D. An added advantage is that the lake takes shelter in isolated surroundings and this makes your holiday very private.

Hemachala Lakshmi Narsimha Swamy: This temple has many specialities, the height of mollaviraat Sri Narasimha Swamy is upto 10 feet. It is located in the midst of forest. The Belly part of Moolavirat idol is soft as human skin. Malluru famous for Sri Ugra Narasimha Swamy temple is located app 90 Km from Bhadrachalam(famous Sri Rama Shrine in south India) and app 130KM from Warangal City. The dwjasthambha here at the temple is nearly 60 feet in height. There is a rockformed Ugra Anjaneya Swamy Statue near to the temple.

Medaram Jathara: Sammakka Saralamma Jatara or Medaram Jatara is a tribal festival of honouring the goddesses celebrated in the state of Telangana, India. The Jatra begins at Medaram in Tadvai Mandal in Mulugu district.It commemorates the fight of a mother and daughter, Sammakka and Saralamma, with the reigning rulers against an unjust law. It is believed that after Kumbha Mela, the Medaram jatara attracts the largest number of devotees in the country.

Ramappa Temple: Tourist attractions of Ramappa Temple, Ramappa lake, and Laknavaram lake are located in Mulugu distrtict. Jampanna vagu (stream) and Dayyala vagu (stream) flow in this district and there are few water falls in this district. Ramappa Lake, constructed in 13th Century A.D. during Ganapathi Deva’s time substantiates the intricate irrigation work of the Kakatiyas. And the Laknavaram Lake, surrounded by deciduous forests is a very popular tourist spot.

Nagarkurnool: Nagarkurnool is a new district created on 11 October 2016 in Telangana state, it was previously in Mahabubnagar District. The new district has four revenue divisions: Nagarkurnool, Achampet, Kalwakurthy and Kollapur with twenty mandals. The town has a great history and it was a district headquarter in Nizam’s rule.Nagarkurnool is a city in Telangana, India. It is the business and education center for the surrounding villages and towns.

Famous Places in Nagarkurnool: Tank Bund, Uma Maheswaram.

Tank Bund: Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao has announced that Rs 10 Crore have been sanctioned for the development of Kesari Samudram, an irrigation tank in Nagarkurnool town, as a mini-tank bund. During his morning walk on the tank’s bund on Saturday, he told reporters that a recreational facility, gym, cycling track parking will be built at the tank bund, apart from building a necklace road around the tank.

Uma Maheswaram: Uma Maheshwara Swamy temple is located in a picturesque Nallamala forest range near Mannanur Village, Amrabad Mandal. The temple dates back to 2nd century and belongs to the reign of Maurya Chandragupta. The temple houses a Shivalinga, which has two colours – white on one side and red on the other. The deity in this temple is believed to have spotted in naturally formed cave.

Nalgonda: Nalgonda District is located in the Telangana state of India. Nalgonda was earlier called Neelagiri by Rajput rulers and the name was finally changed to Nallagonda after its conquest by Bahamani king.There are many places of tourist attractions. Yadagiri Gutta, a revered pilgrimage in Nalgonda is situated near Bhuvanagiri Town. It is located close to the capital city of Hyderabad. The temple draws huge crowds during festivals and weekends and is an abode of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy.

Famous Places in Nalgonda: Bhongir Fort, Devarakonda Fort, Rachakonda Fort, Chaya Someshwara Temple, Shambhu Lingeswara Temple, Sri Meenakshi Agastheeshwara Temple, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple.

Bhongir Fort: Bhongir Fort was built in 12th century by the Western Chalukya ruler Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI and was thus named after him as Tribhuvanagiri. This name gradually became Bhuvanagiri and subsequently Bhongir. The Bhuvanagiri Fort is located on a huge monolithic rock. The hill upon which the fort itself is built is about 500 feet high and spread on about 40 acres of land.

Devarakonda Fort: Devarakonda Fort acted as a prominent fortified defensive structure of the rulers of Recherla Velama dynasty that rules parts of Telangana after Kakatiyas. It was built in the 14th century by the Velama Kings. The territory of Devarakonda was developed by the Padma Nayaka Velama rulers. The fortress was controlled by the ruling family from 1287 AD to 1482 AD. Then the fort was ruled by Maada Naidu who was the 8th king among the Padma Nayaka rulers. He was a great warrior and an educationist apart from being a kind ruler. During his reign, Devarakonda flourished with many temples and heritage sites.

Rachakonda Fort: The Rachakonda Fort was constructed in 14th century by Recherla Singama Nayak from Padma Nayaka dynasty who ruled the region of Rachakonda. The Fort was the capital to the Rachakonda region. The region was first ruled by Kakatiyas, Padma Nayakas, Bahmani Sultans, Qutub Shahi and finally Nizams.

Chaya Someshwara Temple: Sri temple was built during 11th – 12th centuries by Cholas. The temple got the name as it is believed that the formation of relentless shadow (Chaya in Telugu) of a pillar falls over the main deity of Shivalingam throughout the day. This amazing temple, engineered by the Kunduru, testifies the fantastic creative thinking and scientific knowledge of its architects. The complex houses three deities – Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva facing three different directions connected by common mahamandapa. The temple also demonstrates wonderful sculpture and art work.

Shambhu Lingeswara Temple: Sri Shambhu Lingeswara Temple is one of the most celebrated temples in Nalgonda district. The presiding deity the temple of is Lord Shiva in the divine form of Sambhu Lingeswara Swamy. Lord Shiva here is believed to be self-incarnated. The temple is believed to be at least thousand years old making it one of the ancient temples dedicated to Lord Shiva in the state.

Sri Meenakshi Agastheeshwara Temple: This is an ancient and sacred temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi. Constructed by Kakatiya rulers in 12th century, Sri Meenakshi Agastheswara Swamy Temple is located at the confluence of the rivers Krishna and Musi, giving it great religious significance. This Temple is a unique temple of Lord Shiva which is renowned for the miracle of continuous water flow from the head of the Shivalinga in the sanctum. Even if water is removed, the original level of the water never changes.

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple: This is an ancient and sacred temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi. Constructed by Kakatiya rulers in 12th century, Sri Meenakshi Agastheswara Swamy Temple is located at the confluence of the rivers Krishna and Musi, giving it great religious significance. This Temple is a unique temple of Lord Shiva which is renowned for the miracle of continuous water flow from the head of the Shivalinga in the sanctum. Even if water is removed, the original level of the water never changes.

Narayanpet: Narayanpet is a town, Mandal & Revenue Division of Newly formed Narayanapet District of the Indian state of Telangana. It is located 165 km from the state capital Hyderabad. Narayanpet district of Telangana is renowned for its exquisite and unique cotton handloom and silk sarees, which are widely popular.

It is these weavers who reportedly brought this tradition here of weaving sarees with a district design, which later came to known as the Narayanpet sarees. Hence, there is a clear Maharashtrian influence observed in these sarees. Narayanpet sarees have a characteristic checked surface design with embroidery while the border or the pallu features intricate ethnic designs.

Famous Places in Narayanpet: Sri Padamati Anjaneya Swamy Temple.

Sri Padamati Anjaneya Swamy Temple: The Lord Sri Padamati Anjenaya Swamy temple is situated at the city called “Makthal”, the city that lies near Krishna river doab. It’s 40KM from Raichur district karanataka and 60KM from Mahaboobnagar of Telangana
This Holy Idol of Lord Hanuman was instantiated by lord Jambavantha, who lived at the time of lord hanuman and was also a Bhakth to divine Lord “Ram” who is the incarnation of lord Vishnu.

Nirmal: Nirmal districtis a district located in the northern region of the Indian state of Telangana. The district headquarters is located in the town of Nirmal. It borders the Telangana districts of Adilabad, Nizamabad, Mancherial, Asifabad, Jagtial districts as well as Nanded district of the state Maharashtra.

Famous Places in Nirmal: Kadem Project, Sri Gnana Saraswathi Temple Basara.

Kadem Project: The Kadem Project also called Kadem Adi Narayan Reddy Project is a reservoir on the river Kadem, a tributary river of Godavari near Kademm Mandal, Nirmal District, Telangana. This project covers localised ayacut under Nirmal and Mancherial Districts.

Sri Gnana Saraswathi Temple Basara: Goddess Saraswati located on the banks of Godavari River at Basar, Telangana, India.It is one of the two famous Saraswati temples in the Indian subcontinent, the other being Sharada Peeth.Saraswati is the Hindu Goddess of knowledge and learning. Children are brought to the temple for the learning ceremony called as Akshara abyasam.Basar is a census town in the nirmal district in the state of Telangana.

Nizamabad: Nizamabad – A popular princely district in Telangana situated at a distance of about 175 kms from North-west of Hyderabad. The District derived its name as Nizamabad (Nizam-a-abadi) from the Nizam of Hyderabad Asaf Jahi, VI who had ruled Deccan during the 18th Century A.D. Originally the district called was INDUR known to have originated in the name of king Indradatta who had ruled this region during 5th Century A.D. During the Prime Minister-ship of Sir Salar Jung-I in the 1876 A.D, the district is in the Nizam’s Dominion were re-organized where upon INDUR became a District.

Famous Places in Nizamabad: Ashok Sagar, Ramalayam Dichpally, Siddulagutta Armoor.

Ashok Sagar: Ashok Sagar is located at janakampet village, yedpally mandal at a distance of about 7 k.m from Nizamabad and 26 k.m from Basara.This is situated on the route to the Famous saraswathi temple at basar from Hyderabad. It is a huge reservoir comprising of a beautiful Rock garden, octagonal Shaped restaurant, swinging bridge, boating facilities and children park. The garden is spread over an area of 2 acres with beautiful landscape and attractive natural setting rock cuts. There exists a 15 ft marble statue of Goddesses saraswathi in the middle of the water.

Ramalayam Dichpally: The Dichpally Ramalayam located at a distance of 20 k.m. from Nizamabad enroute Hyderabad. The temple was built in the 14th century by Kakatiya Kings, the Dichpally Ramalayam is the one of the oldest temple in the Nizamabad. Temple was built of black and white basalt stone, with the finest architecture and excellent craftsmanship of goddesses, animals, devils and Khajuraho style erotic structures on it. This ancient temple has awesome sculpture with extremely beautiful carvings on temple walls, ceilings, pillars, and door frames.

Siddulagutta Armoor: Sri Navanatha Siddeshwara temple is located in Armoor town about 27 K.m. Northeast at Nizamabad district. There are beautiful rock formation around this temple with extends up to 2 K.m. legend says that, on this hillock and hence it is called as Navanathapura. There are many temples on the hillock namely Shivalayam, Ramalayam, Hanuma Temple, Durga Devi Temple and all these temples are believed to be Swayambhu Temples.

Peddapalli:  is a district located in the northern region of the Indian state of Telangana. Ramagundam city is an educational and industrial hub. Ramagundam city is well known for its Multi-cultural and linguistic diversity. Peddapalli Town is also an educational hub and also famous mostly for agricultural occupation. Ramagundam is only the largest city in this District and 5th largest city in Telangana State.

Famous Places in Peddapalli: Sabitham Waterfalls, Buddhist Stupa Dhulikatta, Ramagiri Fort.

Sabitham Waterfalls: The waterfall in Sabitham village in Peddapalli is drawing hundreds of people everyday

Located in a thick forest and surrounded by hillocks, the waterfall in the Sabhitam village in Peddapalli mandal is drawing huge crowds this monsoon season, but crying for attention from the district authorities.

Buddhist Stupa Dhulikatta: The Buddhist monastic complex at Vadkapur and Dhulikatta villages located on the right and left banks of Hussaini vagu lies at a distance of 30 krn from Karimnagar. The excavations brought to light a Buddhist Stupa, fortification walls etc. One of labels inscribed in Brahmi over a slab in this Stupa is Palaeographically datable to 2nd century B.C. The Stupa belonged to the Hinayana sect of Buddhism in which the anthropomorphic representation of Buddha was taboo. Here Buddha is showed in symbols such as his Chatra, Padukas, throne with Swastika, Pillar of fire etc.

Ramagiri Fort: A fort on Ramagiri hillocks is located near Begumpet village in Kamanpur mandal near the PWD road leading to Manthani. This famous fort built in stone with several bastions is spread over a very large area of several kilometers. The Ramagiri hill with its vast area is known for its beautiful natural surroundings with rare species of plants and several kinds of medicinal roots. The fort played an important role from the early times to the period of AsafJahis.

Rajanna Sircilla: The name Sircilla is derived from sirishala(meaning centre of wealth). It is a town and the district headquarters of Rajanna Sircilla district in the Indian state of Telangana. It is located on the banks of Maneru River in the Sircilla mandal of the Sircilla revenue division.

Famous Places in Rajanna Sircilla: Singa Samudram Cheruvu, Vemulawada, Nampally.

Singa Samudram Cheruvu: Singa Samudram Cheruvu in Rajanna Sircilla district is one of the rarest tanks in Telangana.Visitors are flocking in large numbers to see this beauty.The tank is situated in Ghambiraopet mandal and is located about 23kms from Rajanna Sircilla district The tank was first constructed in the Kakatiya era.

 Vemulawada: Vemulawada is home to one of the famous temples devoted to Lord Shiva in the state of Telangana. Popularly called as Dakshina Kasi, the devotees at this temple worship the presiding deity, Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy. The temple complex is also home to Sri Raja Rajeshwari Devi temple and also a holy idol of Sri Laxmi Sahitha Sidhi Vinayaka.The main presiding deity here is also fondly called as Rajanna.

Nampally: Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple situated at Nampally Gutta near Vemulawada is another noted holy shrine that attracts many devotees.

Rangareddy: Ranga Reddy District was formed on 15th August, 1978 by carving out some portion of Hyderabad Urban Taluk & the merger of the entire Rural and Urban Areas of the remaining Taluks of Erstwhile Hyderabad District. This District is primarily the rural hinterland for Hyderabad City feeding the powerful commercial Centre with various raw Materials, agriculture produce and finished products.

Famous Places in Rangareddy: Mount Opera, Ocean Park, Mrugavani National Park, Sanghi Temple, Chilkur Balaji Temple.

Mount Opera: MOUNT OPERA is Hyderabad’s (Telangana India)Biggest Amusement Park and Resort, all in one fabulous location.  Located at a distance of approximately 38 kms from the main city, Mount Opera Theme park is one of the popular tourist places of Hyderabad offering loads of entertainment and fun to each and every one. Situated on the Hyderabad-Vijayawada National Highway, the Mount Opera theme park is just 4 kms away from the popular Ramoji Film City.

Ocean Park: Ocean Park is an amusement and water theme park, located in the centre of the plateau of Rangareddy District. This water park offers activities like sliding, rafting and carousels in the wave pool. It is spread over 20 acres of landscaped gardens and is a popular weekend gateway for the urban population, being situated just 15 km away from the state capital of Hyderabad.

Mrugavani National Park: Mrugavani National Park is a national park located in Hyderabad, Telangana State, India. It is situated at Chilkur in Moinabad mandal, 20 km from MGBS and covers an area of 3.6 square kilometres (1.4 sq mi) or 1211 acres. It is home to a 600 different types of plant life. The Park is home to around 350 spotted deers.

Sanghi Temple: Sanghi is a temple complex built by the Sanghi Family, in the Rangareddy District. This temple has been built completely in marble and was sculpted by the renowned craftsman Sri Ganapathy Stapathy. This temple complex, collectively called as `Paramanandagiri, comprises temples of Lord Hanuman, Lord Rama, Lord Ganesha, Lord Venkateshwara, Lord Kartikeya, Goddess Durga and Goddess Ashtalakshmi.

Chilkur Balaji Temple: Chilkur is a small village situated in the premises of Himayath Sagar Lake of Rangareddy District. This village is not only a scenic spot, but is also a religious site due to the presence of a large Balaji temple at the place. Situated close to the Sagar Lake, the temple is an ancient one and is dedicated to Lord Balaji.

Sangareddy: Sangareddy is a small place in India and can be easily explored within a day. There aren’t many things to do and attractions to visit in this town. Also, being a small town, there are fewer accommodation options. People usually consider making a quick stop here before heading to the neighboring cities. You can halt here for a quick snack and take a little break from your journey.

Famous Places in Sangareddy: Manjeera Wild life Sanctuary, Singoor Project, Manjeera Reservoir, Kondapur Museum.

Manjeera Wild life Sanctuary: The Manjira sanctuary situated along the mighty river Manjeera at a distance 5 km from Sangareddy Town.The charming part about this sanctuary is that one can take an adventurous boat ride for Bird watching in the Manjeera Wildlife & Bird Sanctuary. There are nine small yet very beautiful islands Bapangadda, Sangamadda, Puttigadda, Karnamgadda etc. which together form the Manjira Wildlife & Bird Sanctuary.

Singoor Project: The Singur Dam is a reservoir built for hydroelectric and irrigational purposes. It also serves as a source of drinking water for Hyderabad. It is located at a distance of 36 km from Sangareddy. The construction of this dam was completed in 1989. The gigantic reservoir constructed on the Singur Dam serves as the primary source of drinking water, electric power, as well as water for irrigational needs to the nearby areas.

Manjeera Reservoir: This reservoir is located at a distance of 7 km from Sangareddy. One can spend quality time with family or friends at the Environmental Education Centre here. Another main attraction of this place is the crocodile-breeding pond, which has been set up for rehabilitation of crocodiles.

Kondapur Museum: The Archaeological Museum is a popular tourist destination. It is located at a distance of 18 km from Sangareddy. Most of the artifacts displayed within the Museum have been excavated from the nearby Fort Mound or Kotagadda that is located at a distance of 1 km from the museum. Initially identified by Archaeologist Mr. Henry Cousens in the early part of the 19th century, it later passed on to the Archeological Department of the then Nizam of Hyderabad who carried on a series of excavations through 1940-41.

Siddipet: Siddipet district is carved out of erstwhile Medak district with annexation of some parts of Karimnagar and Warangal districts. The district shares boundaries with Karimnagar, Sircilla, Medak, Medchal, Hanamkonda, Yadadri, Kamareddy, Jangaon districts.

The district comprises of 24 mandals and 3 revenue divisions. The district headquarters is located at Siddipet town. The Govt of Telangana has decided to set up a police commissionerate for the town.

Famous Places in Siddipet: Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shaneeshwara Temples.

Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shaneeshwara Temples: The Saraswati Temple situated on a hillock at Wargal village in Siddipet District of Telangana is the most famous Saraswati temple in the state after Basara. This temple is famous for Aksharaabyasa for children. It is one of the popular pilgrimage sites around Siddipet & Hyderabad.

Suryapet: Suryapet district is carved out of erstwhile Nalgonda district. The district shares boundaries with Nalgonda, Yadadri, Khammam, Hanamkonda, Mahabubabad districts and the state of Andhra Pradesh.
The district comprises 23 mandals and 2 revenue divisions – Suryapet and Kodad The district headquarters is located at Suryapet town.

Famous Places in Suryapet: Sri Sri Sri Undrugonda Laxmi Narasimha Swami.

Sri Sri Sri Undrugonda Laxmi Narasimha Swami: Undrugonda is situated in Vallabhapuram village of Chivvemla mandal, Nalgonda dist, Telangana state, India. It is located 12 kilometers from the town of suryapet & 3 kilometers from national highway 65. It is an ancient Giridurgam (hill forte) constructed initially by Vishnukundinulu in 5th century A.D and later developed by various dynasties up to now. It is a magnificent archaeological and spiritual pilgrimage center hosting different temples of which Sri Undrugonda Laxmi Narasimha Swamy is best worshiped adored by local public. Many fortifications, hillocks, valleys, lakes and greenery of the forest also make a very beautiful eco-tourist destination. Local philanthropic organizations have been trying to revive the name and fame of Undrugonda since 2002.

Vikarabad: Vikarabad District formed with 18 mandals from erstwhile Rangareddy and Mahaboobnagar Districts and divided into 2 Revenue Divisions. Vikarabad Revenue Division formed with Marpalle, Mominpet, Nawabpet, Vikarabad, Pudur, Kulkacherla, Doma, Pargi, Dharur, Kotepally, Bantwaram mandals from Rangareddy District. Tandur Revenue Division formed with Basheerabad, Doulthabad, Tandur, Peddemul, Yelal mandals from Rangareddy District and Kodangal, Bommaraspet mandals from Mahaboobnagar District.

Famous Places in Vikarabad: Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy devasthanam, Bugga Rameshwaram Temple.

Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy devasthanam: Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple is a Hindu temple located in Ananthagiri, Vikarabad district Vikarabad in Telangana, India. It is a temple of Lord Vishnu. The Head priest of this temple is Sri Nalapur Sitaram Chary. According to Skanda Purana, it is believed the temple is installed by the Rishi Markandeya in Dwapara Yuga. Attracted by the peaceful atmosphere of Ananthagiri hills Markandeya Rishi came here for yoga sadhana. Every day Markandeya used to go to Kasi from Ananthagiri to take a holy bath in the Ganges through a cave due to his yoga sadhana. On one day he was not able to go to Kasi as Dwadasi enter the early hours of the morning. Lord gave Darshana in a dream and arranged the Ganges to flow to perform a holy bath for Rishi.

Bugga Rameshwaram Temple: The Ramalingeshwara Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple has more than 500 years of history. There is an underground stream which originates beneath the shiva linga of the temple and flows continuously throughout the year. The water collected into a pond near the temple. River Musi which flows through Hyderabad is originated from this place.

Wanaparthy: Wanaparthy is a district located in the Southern part of Telangana. It was carved out of Mahabubnagar district. The district is spread over an area of 2152 square kilometres and according to the 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 5,77,758. The district comprises of one revenue division at Wanaparthy and 14 mandals.

Famous Places in Wanaparthy: Sri Ranganayaka Swamy Temple.

Sri Ranganayaka Swamy Temple: Sri Ranganayakaswamy Temple is located at Srirangapur in Wanaparthy District. Sri RanganayakaSwamyTemple was built during the 18th century A.D. According to legend, Krishnadevaraya, the Vijayanagar ruler, went to Srirangam and was enthralled by the Sri Ranganayakaswamy Temple there. He desired to construct a Ranganayakaswamy temple in his kingdom. Later, Ranganayaka (Lord Vishnu) appeared in dream and told the king that his idol is lying in the kingdom and an eagle will direct him to that place. The succeeding day, Krishnadevaraya followed the eagle and found the Lord’s idol between Kothakota and Kanvayapally mountains.

Warangal: Warangal, the historical city of Telangana, is a destination worth visiting. A popular weekend getaway from Hyderabad, Warangal presents a beautiful blend of history, cultural vibrancy, architectural masterpieces and mesmerizing nature. Located around 148 km away from Hyderabad, Warangal city also enjoys a good connectivity to the rest of the country.

Famous Places in Warangal: Laknavaram Lake, Thousand Pillar Temple, Ramappa Temple / Ramalingeswara Temple, Warangal Fort, Bhadrakali Temple, Khush Mahal, Pakhal Lake, Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, Sammakka Saralamma Temple, Kakatiya Rock Garden, Kakatiya Musical Garden, Ramappa Lake, Ghanpur Group of Temples, Warangal Planetarium, Padmakshi Temple.

Laknavaram Lake: Laknavaram Lake is undeniably one of most popular visiting places in Warangal. Spread across 10,000 acres of area, this lake was first discovered by the Kakatiya rulers who then built a sluice over the lake to make it as water reservoir. This lake serves as a source of irrigational water for 6 villages, comprising of around 3,500 acres of land.

Thousand Pillar Temple: The most popular place to visit in Warangal is the Thousand Pillars Temple, located at the base of Hanamkonda hill. It was built in 12th century by the Kakatiya King Rudra Deva. Dedicated primarily to Lord Shiva, this temple is also known by the name of Sri Rudreshwara Swamy Temple. At this temple, three deities- Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Surya are worshipped. They are known as Trikutalayam. There are three shrines, one for each deity.

 Ramappa Temple / Ramalingeswara Temple: Located around 77 km away from Warangal city, Ramalingeswara Temple was built in 1213 AD during the Kakatiya rule. It is dedicated to Lord Rama Lingeswara, it was constructed by King Ganapati Deva. Also known as Ramappa Temple it is named after its sculptor Ramappa.

Warangal Fort: Built in 13th century, Warangal Fort is a perfect example of architectural fineness of Kakatiya reign. Warangal fort was built by the King Ganapati Deva and was later developed further by his daughter Rani Rudrama Devi. Later additions to this fort were also made by King Prataparudra II, also known as Rudradeva II, who was the last ruler of Kakatiya Kingdom. This fort was built when the Kakatiya kingdom was relocated from Hanamkonda to Warangal.

Bhadrakali Temple: An ancient temple, Bhadrakali temple is located between Warangal and Hanamkonda. Dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali, this temple dates back to Chalukyan rule. However, this temple regained its glory in 1950s when Sri Ganapathi Sasthri along with other locals started renovations of this temple. During renovation changes were made to the main idol as well. It is said that the deity was in fierce form, which was later changed to more subtle and calming idol.

Khush Mahal: Khush Mahal is a popular place to see in Warangal, presenting a glimpse of architectural style during Tughluq reign. Standing closer to the Warangal fort, Khush Mahal is an audience hall which was built around 14th century at the time of Tughlaq rule. It was later used by Shitab Khan who was Qutub Shahi Dynasty Governor of Warangal in 16th century.

Pakhal Lake: A manmade lake, Pakhal Lake was built around 1213 AD during the Kakatiya reign by King Ganapati Deva. It was built for the irrigational purposes. Spread across 30 sq km, this lake is surrounded by the refreshing greenery of dense forest. Adding to its beauty is the Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary which is just next to the lake. One can see deer roaming freely in the surrounding as well as other animals such as jackals, wolf, panthers, sloth bear, tigers, porcupines, etc. The wildlife sanctuary also houses a wide variety of reptiles.

Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary: At a distance of around 100 km from Warangal, Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, located on the banks of River Godavari is one of the popular tourist places in Warangal. One of the oldest wildlife sanctuaries in the state, it was declared a sanctuary in the year of 1952. Covered by a dense forest, it boasts of rich flora and fauna. It is home to wild animals such as tigers, sloth bears, leopards, nilgai, blackbuck, deer, etc.

Sammakka Saralamma Temple: Another tourist places to visit in Warangal is Sammakka Saralamma Temple. Built in 12th century, this ancient temple is dedicated to Goddesses Sammakka, who is said to have protected and fought for her tribe against Kakatiya rulers. She is believed to still protect her devotees.

Kakatiya Rock Garden: Another place to visit in Warangal is the Kakatiya Rock Garden. It is located around 5 km from Warangal fort and about 2 km away from Warangal railway station. This garden presents an interesting display of rock sculptures of various wild animals such as lions, deer, giraffes, etc.

Kakatiya Musical Garden: Located near the Bhadrakali Temple which is another popular Warangal tourist place is the Kakatiya Musical Garden. It is around 2 km from Warangal railway station. This garden is spread over an area of 15 acres. Major attraction of Kakatiya Musical garden is the musical fountain presenting a coordinated show of light and music. It is operated via computers. In the background, a massive rock formation adds further to overall beauty of the musical garden. There is an artificial lake in the garden where the facilities of the boating are also offered.

Ramappa Lake: Located near the Ramappa Temple, Ramappa Lake is another place to visit in Warangal. Built during the Kakatiya reign in the 13th century, this lake is spread over an area of 82 sq. km. Surrounded by lush green hills, this lake is sure to allure you with its picturesque beauty. Popular as picnic spot, this place is idea to spend some time amid the peaceful surroundings of the lake. Boating facility, offered here make the visit to Ramappa Lake even more enjoyable. Many people can be seen taking a leisure walk as well.

Ghanpur Group of Temples: Located at a distance of 60 km from Warangal, Ghanpur Group of Temples is a popular place to visit near Warangal. It is complex f double stone wall, consisting of around 22 temples, each with a different size and shape. Also known as Kota Gullu, Ghanpur Group of Temples was constructed in 13th century during Kakatiya rule.

Warangal Planetarium: Presenting a unique sightseeing choice, Warangal Planetarium is a place to visit if you are looking for something entertaining yet educational for your children. Built with the motive of generating awareness on science related topics such as astronomy, Warangal Planetarium does promote scientific thinking among its viewers. It presents an interesting way to understand universe and its various aspects. Regular shows are conducted at the planetarium which interests not only kids but adults as well.

Padmakshi Temple: Built during Kakatiya reign in 12th century, Padmakshi Temple is one among the oldest temples in Hanamkonda. Dedicated to Goddess Padmakshi, also known as Padmakshamma, this temple is especially visited by women devotees during the Bathukamma festival. The major attraction of this temple is the pillar Annakonda. Annakonda Pillar is made up of granite and is built in quadrangular shape. The walls of the pillar showcase carvings and inscription related to Jain religion, especially dedicated to Goddess Kalalaya.

Yadadri Bhuvanagiri: Yadadri district is carved out of erstwhile Nalgonda district. The district shares boundaries with Nalgonda, Suryapet, Janagaon and Medchal districts.The district comprises 17 mandals and 2 revenue divisions – Bhongir and Choutuppal. The district headquarters is located at Bhongir town which a prominent business centre in the region.

Famous Places in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri: Sri Matsyagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Yadagirigutta, Kolanupaka Temple, Bhuvanagiri Fort, Surendrapuri.

Sri Matsyagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple: Devotees consider this temple to be the hill on which Vishnu is worshiped in the form of a fish. During the festivals, the entire hill region is a deity of devotees Swells with naming. The temple is located amidst the cascading waterfalls in the lap of cold nature.

Yadagirigutta: Yadagirigutta is a unique and pleasant place that enjoys a harmonious climate in all seasons. The place is visited by an average of five thousand to eight thousand pilgrims every day for their pujas, weddings, anointings etc. The population is growing significantly on weekends, holidays and festivals.

Kolanupaka Temple: Kolanupaka Temple is a Jain shrine at the village of Kolanupaka in Yadadri district, Telangana.The temple houses three idols: one each of Lord Rishabha, Lord Neminath, and Lord Mahaveer. The temple is about 77 km from Hyderabad on the Hyderabad-Warangal Highway.The Kolanupaka Temple is said to be more than two thousand years old. In its present form, is more than eight hundred years old. It is believed that Jainism was prevalent in Telangana before the 4th century, and Kolanupaka was one of the prominent centres of Jainism from early times.Lord Rishabha, popularly called Adinath Bhagvan, was the first Tirthankars in the Jain religion. It is believed that the original idol of Lord Adinath, known locally as Manikya Deva, has made Kolanupaka its abode.

Bhuvanagiri Fort: The Bhuvanagiri Fort stands as a testimony to the history of Telangana state, which is the epitome of many battles. This magnificent fort, which dates back nearly 3000 years, is home to many astonishing structures. Telangana is a separate state after the partition of Andhra Pradesh. Tourists visiting Telangana will be interested in visiting places like Hussain Sagar and Birla Mandir in Hyderabad as well as historical sites like Charminar and Golconda Fort. Not just in the city of Hyderabad, but in many parts of Telangana. Bhubanagiri Fort is one of the most prominent places in the Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district.

Surendrapuri: The Surendrapuri Hanumadeswarar Temple located near Yadagirigutta is a must visit. Kunda Satyanarayana Kaladhamaya is a Hindu temple art exhibition temple. A new one for touristsA world-class Hindu Dharma stall. Here is the legendary significance of India Sculptures and models of ancient temples are decorated with fine sculptures and are visible to the onlookers. Here the two eyes are not enough to see the Brahmanaloka, Vishnu-loka, Kailasam, Heavenly heaven, Inferno, Padmadeepam and Padmaloka. There are many devata forms in Padma form.