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Warangal
Warangal is the erstwhile capital of ancient Andra Pradesh during 12th to 14th century. It is one of the  fine example of  Kakatiya architectureand popular tourist attraction in Andra Pradesh. The world famous Puttaparthi is located near from Warangal. The beauties of Warangal made this city one of the top ten tourist spots in Andra Pradesh. It is the fifth largest city and holding the credit of having one of the major railway junction and extending its pride beyond its historical legacy. It is previously known as Oruguallu, coined this name by the huge hillock which is carved from a single stone, it is located 140 km from Hyderabad. The beautiful town is built by the great Kakatiya Kingdom, the proud creators of architectural marvels, temples, monuments, amazing forts, lakes and sanctuaries which attracts tourists from far and wide throughout the year.

Must See Places

Thousand Pillar Temple
This is the fine example of Kakatiya architecture, built by Rudra Deva during 1163. A star shaped temple dedicated to threee preceding deities Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Surya. These three shrines are marvelously located on the slope of  Hanumakonda hills, famous for its finely carved thousand pillars, lively and detailed sculptures and delicate screens. Lovely statue of  six feet tall Nandi, made of monolithic black basalt is another attraction. Several small lingams in temple premises, intricately carved doors, ceiling and inscription on walls and pillars at the eye-catching background of Hanumakonda hills made this temple outstanding and favorite among tourists.

Warangal Fort
It is located 12 km from Hanumakonda hills, close to thousand pillar temple. It is believed to be built during 13th century by Kakatiya King Ganapathi Dev and his daughter Rudramma. The entire fort was built in Sanchi style and major portions of fort are  ruined. The four mammoth gateways situated at the entrance is the top of attraction. 

Siddheswara Temple
An ancient beautiful temple famous for its Chalukya style of architecture, amazingly decorated with     carved pillars, provides a majestic look. It is located closer to Hanumakonda hills. Lord Shiva is the main deity. The serene and secluded environment offers great peace to devotees and tourists. Maha Shivarathri festival is grandly celebrated here and made the temple atmosphere pomp and gaiety.

Other Places 
Eturnagaram wild life sanctuary, Ramappa temple, Bhadrakali temple, Badmakshi temple, Rayaparthy temple, Sri Veeranarayana temple are other popular temples in Warangal. Kakatiya Rock garden, Pukhal Lake, Kakatiya musical garden, Pembarti village are the well known tourist spots and worth to visit.

How to reach Warangal

By Air
Hyderabad International airport is nearest one, located 140 km from Warangal. 

By Train
Warangal railway station is located on Chennai-Delhi line and well connected with major Indian cities.

By Road
State owned and private run buses are frequently available to reach Waranagal.

Weather
In Summer 22-41°C, In Winter 15-30°C. September to March is best time to visit.




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Theme: City
Must Visit Places : Thousand Pillars Temple, Warangal Fort

SightSeeings in Warangal

Pakhal Lake
Laknavaram Lake
Kakatiya Musical Garden
Pembarti Village
Warangal Fort
Padmakshi Temple
Siddeshwara Temple
Sri Veeranarayana Temple
Jain Temple
Ramappa Temple
Ghanpur Temple
Thousand Pillar Temple
Bhadrakali Temple
Swayambhu Temple
Rayaparthy Shiva Temple
Inavolu Temple
Veeranarayana Temple
Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary
Kolanupaka Museum
Pandavula Guttalu
Champak Hills
Khush Mahal

Near By Other Tourist Places


Warangal   0 KM near     
Medaram   84 KM near     
Khammam   113 KM near     
Hyderabad   153 KM near     
Bhadrachalam   157 KM near     

Near By major Cities


Hyderabad  152 KM near     
Raipur  469 KM near     
Chennai  616 KM near     

Near By Air Ports


Rajiv Gandhi International Airport   169 KM near     
Vijayawada Airport   231 KM near     
Rajahmundry Airport   284 KM near     
Nanded Airport   308 KM near     

Near By Local Cities


Warangal  1 KM near     
Karimnagar  80 KM near     
Ramagundam  96 KM near     
Nizamabad  198 KM near     

Near By Districts


Warangal   4 KM near     
Karimnagar   77 KM near     
Khammam   113 KM near     
Nalgonda   125 KM near     

Near By RailWay Station


Warangal Rail Way Station   3.5 KM near     
Kazipet Junction Rail Way Station   12 KM near     
 

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