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Palvoncha Peddamma Temple

Peddamma Temple which s dedicated to Ammavari Goddess famous Durga Devi Temple located in K.P. Jagannadhapuram Village, Palvancha Mandal, Bhadradri Kothagudem District Kothagudem and palvancha are the twin industrial towns in Bhadradri district of the Indian state of Telangana. The temple comes alive during the months of October and November. This a temple that gives darshan to public by the road side. Daily hundreds of devotees this temple this temple is on the way to India's most famous temple Sri Seetharamachandra Swamy Devasthanam, Bhadrachalam. This is situated 80 km away to khammam district enroute to bhadrachalam temple town near SH 11 and NH 44 between Palvancha and Bhadrachalam Towns History In olden days when this region used to be a dense forest, a large tiger used to roam in this area and used rest in the shade of a tamarind tree.  People used to watch this tiger traveling this road. The tiger never did harm to any person. So, People starte

Elagandal Fort

Doors and Oscillating Minarets Elgandal Fort is situated amidst palm groves on the banks of the Manair River (a tributary of the Godavari River), approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Karimnagar on the Kamareddy Road in the Indian state of Telangana.  The Elagandal fort is situated in a hillock presents a picturesque view of Elagandal. “Elagandal khilla” is the name of the fort on the hill. The magnificent facade of the fort attracts tourists.  In olden days it was also called as Bahudanyapuram and it was called veliganadu during Kaktiya times. The inscription dated 1202 AD found on a stone slab at chintamani tank belongs to Chaunda Preggada of Malyala family subordinate of Kakatiya Ganapatideva.  Elgandal Fort is one such structure that takes us to an Utopian world. The big archways, doors, minarets, water tanks inside the fort depicts the life inside the fort. At a time, Elgandal Fort was a priced possession for any ruler and today it is one of the must-visit heritage sites near

Nampally Gutta Temple

At a distance of 2 km from Nampally Bus Stop, 4.5 km from Vemulawada Bus Stand & 32 km from Karimnagar, Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple is situated at Nampally Gutta.  The temple is nestled on a small hillock on the Vemulawada - Karimnagar highway. It is a small shrine dedicated to Lord Lakshmi Narasimha, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The idol was carved out of the rock around which the temple was built. The visitors have to walk a few hundred steps that lead to the top from nearest the parking area at bottom. The climb is little steep may take up to 15 minutes. One the way to the Narasimha temple, there is a temple for Naga Devatha. The temple was built in a model of Snake. Visitors can enter the shrine through the snake's belly - a long, winding tunnel. There are statues depicting the story of Prahalada and Hiranyakasipu. At the end of the tunnel, the statue of Lord Narasimha killing the demon Hiranyakasipu is present. There are also a few ancient idols of Naga Devath

Vemulawada Temple

The presiding deity Sri Raja Rajeswara Swamy is also called as Rajanna of Vemulawada is in the form of Neela Lohitha Siva Lingam is known for his boundless benevolence in fulfilling the wishes of the devotees. The shrine is located at the center of the town a top a small hill. The temple has a gateway leading up the hill and a typical south Indian style gopuram marks the entrance to the shrine. The temple attracts maximum devotees during Shivratri and during Kartik Month (November – December) in Telugu Calendar. It is believed that if one pulls a bull around the temple one’s wishes will be fulfilled. Vemulavada is about 180 kms from Hyderabad and 35 kms from Karimanagar. It is believed that the architecturally beautiful shrine was built between 9th and 10th century by Vemulawada Chalukyas. The Rajeswara temple is obviously so named, either because it was built by Rajaditya which was the Biruda of Narasimha I, of the Chalukyas of Vemulavada, who was the grandson of Vinay