Best 15 Places to visit in Kakatiya's kingdom Warangal

1.Thousand Pillar Temple:

Thousand Pillar Temple is an ancient temple located at Hanamkonda,7km distance from Warangal Railway is one of the incredible Exaple of architectural skills of the Kakatiya Kings

The temple was built by Kakatiya ruler, Rudra Deva in 1163 AD.this temple consisted of thousand pillars. The temple was dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Surya.almost 72 years was took to construct this temple.

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2.Warangal Fort:

Warangal Fort is another tourist attraction in Warangal. The Fort Built on a hillock Ekashila in the 13th century, this fort is one of the architectural masterpieces of Kakatiya Dynasty. Warangal Fort Construction started by King Ganapatideva and later completed by his daughter Rani Rudrama, Warangal Fort is symbolic of the historical opulence of the region during the reign of Kakatiya Kingdom.

Warangal Fort Located 3km distance from Warangal Railway Station. The fort is consisted of around 45 pillars that are built over an area of around 19 km. The most attractive part of this fort is the ‘Gateway of Glory’.

Timings and Entry Fee: 10 AM to 7 PM.

Rs.15 per person (Indians)

Rs.200 per person.(Foreign Tourists)

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3.Ramappa Temple:

Ramappa Temple is situated in Palmpet village in Mulugu Taluka,it is 67km distance from Warangal Railway station.75km from Kazipet Railway station and located around 160 km from Hyderabad.

Ramappa Temple is an ancient temple built by Recherla Rudrudu,during the rule of Kakatiya King Ganapati Deva in 1213 AD.the temple popular to known by the name its sculptor Ramappa.This temple architectural style was constructed by South Indian style.This temple although built with bricks that can float in water, is still standing strong. It is built on a 6 feet hieght platform.

Temple Entry Timings : 6 AM to 6 PM

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4.Pakhal Lake and Wildlife Sanctuary:

Pakhal Lake Is Located 12km from Narsampet,56 km distance from Warangal, 185 Kms from Hyderabad. Pakhal Lake is a popular place to visit in Warangal District. this lake Spread across an area of 30 sq. km between the flourishing greenery of forests and hills.

Pakhal Lake is man-made lake built by King Ganapati Deva during the Kakatiya Dynasty in 1213 AD, it was made to serve the Agricultural farmland activities. even today also the lake has performed its duty of providing water for irrigation. around 3 Lakh acres of land is surviving over its waters.

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Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary:

TPakhal Wildlife Sanctuary established in the year 1952, The area is well connected by roadways, bus services are available from Narsampet.

Several wild animals are found at Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary such as Tiger, Leopard, Panther, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Chowsingha, Chinkara, Black Buck, Langur, Hyena, Wild Dogs, Wolf, Jackal, Porcupine, and Wild Boar. Various types of reptilian species like Python, Common Krait, Cobra, Crocodile and Monitor Lizard are also found here.

The best time to visit: Between November to March.

5.Laknavaram Lake:

Laknavaram lake is one of the Most famous places to visit in Warangal and laknavaram is a perfect holiday spot to spend time with family. its located 80 km from Warangal and Kazipet Railway stations,72 km from Hanamkonda New Bus's situated near to 7km distance to National Highway 202 at Chalvai [NH:202-Hyderabad to Bhopalapatnam].

Laknavaram Lake is popular as The Ooty Of Telangana.the lake is surrounded by a chain of beautiful green hillocks, serene waters with lush green islands dotting the expansive tank. and here you can enjoy the beauty of the suspension bridge on the lake.

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6.Bhadrakali Temple:

Bhadrakali temple is an ancient temple, it's dedicated to Goddess. The bhadrakali.bhadrakali temple is located just 3.5 km distance from Warangal Railway Station, it's situated a top of a hill, between the city of Warangal and Hanamkonda.

In this temple, the main deity is Goddess Bhadrakali who is shown in a sitting position. According to Hindu mythology, Goddess Bhadrakali (or Kali) is respected as the Mother Goddess and the deity worshipped in the Temple can be shown as adorned with eight hands, each hand carrying one weapon.and is wearing an alluring crown.

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7.Jain Temple Kolanupaka:

Kolanupaka Jain Temple is a 2000-year-old Jain temple at the village of Kolanupaka in Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri's located 78 km distance from Warangal.this temple also known as Kulpakji Jain temple. The Temple was built in 11th Century AD by Bharata Chakravarty of the Rahtrakutas. It has been recently restored and this temple is considered to be sacred to the Shwetambaras. The temple houses the idols of the three top-level Jain Tirthankaras: Lord Rishabha, Lord Neminath and Lord Mahavira.

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8.Bogatha Waterfalls:

Bogatha waterfall is situated in Wazedu mandal in Mulugu District, it's located 130 km distance from Warangal, 120 km distance from Bhadrachalam. Bogatha Waterfall is also called as Telangana’s Niagara. Which is the 2nd largest waterfall in this state, after Kuntala Waterfall. It’s one of most common and beautiful place around warangal tourist places.

This waterfall is encircled by thick forest, hills and water flows and you can see many tribal villages on the way to waterfall.

Best time to visit: June to November

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9.Bheemuni Paadam Waterfalls:

Bheemuni Paadam Waterfalls is a delightful waterfall located at Gudur in Mahabubabad's located 55 km distance from Warangal,36 km from Mahabubabad,17 km from Narsampet and 200 km from Hyderabad.

The Bheemuni Padam waterfall came into limelight recently, there is a rock in the form of Bheema's footprint, through which the water flows thus it is named as Bheemuni Paadam (Bheema's footprint). When the sun rises and sets the water shines in rainbow colors which is an amazing sight. The water drops down from a height of about 70 ft to the bottom. The flow of water is heavy in the monsoon season.

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10.Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary:

Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary located in Eturnagaram village in Mulugu's located 100 km distance from Warangal,250 km from Hyderabad and 180 km from Karimnagar.

The sanctuary is located near the Maharashtra, Chattisgarh and Telangana states border. It is one of the oldest sanctuaries of Telangana State. Eturunagaram sanctuary was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in 1952 by past Hyderabad Government because of its rich bio-diversity.

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11.Komuravelli Mallanna Temple:

Sri Komuravelli Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is one of the famous temples in Telangana State, the temple is dedicated to Lord Mallikarjuna Swamy (Ideal of Lord Shiva). Komuravelli temple is located 100 km from Warangal,90 km from Hyderabad and 20 km from Siddipet. This temple also is known as Komurelly Mallanna temple by local devotees.

the temple is situated in a cave on a small hill rock, Every year on Makara Sankranthi the temple celebrates Jathara (Utsavams).

12. Inavolu Mallanna Temple:

Inavolu Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple (also called as Iloni Mallanna) is considered as one of the historical temples of Shiva in Warangal region. Inavolu Temple is located 18 km distance from Warangal Railway Station. The Temple was built by Kakatiya rulers in the 11th century. It was built with 108 pillars and has a giant glorious Nruthaya Mandapam on the eastern side. Historical Kakatiya Keerti Toranams were initially constructed here and subsequently at Warangal fort.

13. Sri Veerabhadra Swamy Temple-Kuravi:

Sri Veerabhadra Swamy temple is located in Kuravi of Mahabubabad district, it's 80 km distance from Warangal,9 km from Mahabubabad,40 km from Khammam. This temple is dedicated to Lord Veerabhadra Swamy(Eldest son of Lord Shiva).

14.Medaram Jathara:

15.Pandavula Guhalu:

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