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Medak
Medak, a historical town located 100 km from Hyderabad on the way to Mumbai at an altitude of 1442 feet above the sea level. It has a natural citadel formed by rocky nature of the terrain. Medak was previously known as Sidapuram and reached its pinnacle during Kakatiya Dynasty. The entire town was located on a hillock and one of the natural fort. Medak is adorned by several temples and architectural splendors. 

Must See Places

Medak Cathedral
Medak church is counted one of the largest church in south India. It controls diocese of Medak and it is  the only and largest diocese in Asia and second largest diocese in the world. This proud church was  built on 1924 with exclusive white granites and depicts Gothic architectural style. This sanctified  church is considered as seat of Bishop and located at the heart of the town and entire region is filled with captivating sylvan beauty. This Magnificent church can accommodate more than 5000 people and spiral bell tower measuring 175 feet in height, holy paintings of bible events and art galleries are the exciting features of this church. Stained  glass windows displays various events of  the life of Jesus Christ right from birth to crucifixion is the prominent attraction.

Medak Fort
An ancient fort built during 12th century on a hillock. Architecture is fine blend of  Hindu and Islamic styles. It has three grand entrances and a huge boundary wall. This gigantic fort wall have have bastions which are carved from boulders and rock of the hillock. Fort houses a masque, built on 17th century. One of the wonderful place in Medak and worth visiting for its scenic beauty.

Pocharam Reservoir 
Pocharam Dam reservoir is constructed during British period between 1916 to 1922 across the beautiful river Allair, a tributary of Manjira river. It is well kown for the island which is located at the center of the reservoir. This adorable reservoir is serves as home for various shrubs. Bat journey to reach this island is a pleasant experience.  There is Nizam's Bungalow near the reservoir, built in 1918. An amazing tourist spot located at a distance of 15 km from Medak.

Pocharam Forest and Wild Life Sanctuary
This is very near to Pocharam reservoir. Located on the shores of Pocharam lake, spreads around 130 sq km. The dense deciduous forest area is the home for five species of antelope and houses many wild animals like forest cat, wild dog, sloth bear, wolf and Nilgai. It is reserved as Eco-center tourist place. The lush green forest attracts thousands of winged visitors like Brahminy bucks, Billed Stork and Bar-headed Goose and turns the forest an excellent place for bird watching. 

Other Places
Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple, Koti Lingeshwara swamy temple, Sri Venugopala Swamy temple are the popular pilgrim spots in Medak. Apart from temples places like Paikondalu, Manjeera Forest and Kondapur are stands in pristine state. 

How to reach Medak

By Air
Hyderabad Airport is located 100 km from Medak.

By Train
Reaching Medak by train is not a feasible mode of transportation as rail connectivity is very less. Nearest railway station is located in  Manoharabad and Hyderabad Deccan passur is the only train passes the line. 

By Road
Several private and state owned buses are frequently available for transportation. Medak is well connected by road.

Weather
Average temperature ranges from  25 ° c to 35°C throughout the year. October to February is considered feasible to time to enjoy the beauty of Medak completely. 




Best Time To Visit : SEP OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR
   
 
Theme: Historical, wildlife sanctuary
Must Visit Places : Medak Church, Edupayalu

SightSeeings in Medak

Shri Saraswathi Skshtramu
Edupayala Durga Bhavani gudi
Alladurg Temples
Zarasangam Temples
Nacharam Temple
Velupugonda sri tumburunatha Temple
Medak Church
Medak Fort
Kondapur Museum
Pocharam Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary
Manjira wildlife and bird sanctuary
Gottam Gutta
Singur Dam

Near By Other Tourist Places


Medak   0 KM near     
Bidar   86 KM near     
Hyderabad   87 KM near     
Warangal   160 KM near     
Gulbarga   191 KM near     

Near By major Cities


Hyderabad  84 KM near     
Raipur  561 KM near     
Bangalore  640 KM near     

Near By Air Ports


Rajiv Gandhi International Airport   102 KM near     
Nanded Airport   179 KM near     
Latur Airport   216 KM near     
Sholapur Airport   280 KM near     

Near By Local Cities


Nizamabad  78 KM near     
Bidar  88 KM near     
Karimnagar  111 KM near     
Warangal  158 KM near     

Near By Districts


Medak   56 KM near     
Nizamabad   79 KM near     
Hyderabad   80 KM near     
Bidar   88 KM near     

Near By RailWay Station


Kamareddi Rail Way Station   35 KM near     
Medchal Rail Way Station   57 KM near     
 

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