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Nallamala Hills

Nallamala Hills located in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh is one of the most soothing hill stations,wrapped in an amazing beauty, shimmering gushing water, deep valleys and thick forests enchants the visitor’s mind and soul. Pennar and Krishna are two big rivers in this region and Nallamala hills are located between these two rivers. The two big peaks of this hill range are Bhairani at 1100 meters distance from the sea level and Gundla Brahmeswara at 1048 meters level. For most tourists taking the road to Srisailam, the view of the imposing dam with river Krishna’s waters gushing out of its gates and a darshan of Lord Mallikarjuna Swamy is not enough without a glimpse of dense Nallamala forest in Farahabad.

Somashila View Point and Boating

Somasila is a well-known tourist attraction, it is situated in Amrabad Tiger Reserve of Nagarkurnool district, Telangana State India. It consists of 15 temples. These temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva and are enshrined with several Shivalingas. Boating facilities is available at Somasila in the backwaters of Srisailam Dam. Tourists can view the scenery around from the open deck while travelling in the boat. Somasila also has beautiful Haritha cottages, for booking of cottages and boating, kindly look into TSTDC websites Somasila or Somashila is a pilgrimage and tourist destination because of the 15 temples and Krishna River backwaters. Someshwar Swamy Temple (a replica of ancient temple reconstructed as the original place was submerged in reservoir area) a highly revered shrine in Somasila. It is on the bank of Somasila reservoir and attracts pilgrims round the year. Backwaters backed up by Srisailam dam has a unique ecosystem with many species of aquatic life, water birds and anim

Somasila Temple

Sri Lalitha Someswara Swamy temple is a Hindu temple located at banks of Krishna River Somasila village in Nagarkurnool District of Telangana State, India. It is believed to have been built during the 7th century. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity here. Mahashivaratri and Karthika Pournami are celebrated here with much religious fervor. 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.