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Telangana Step Wells

A grand stepwell at Kichanapally, Sangareddy Imagine being in an arid, parched part of the youngest State of India. You badly want water, but all  you see is miles of nothingness. And suddenly you find several flights of stairs leading to water. No, its not a mirage! These are ‘step wells’ - wonderful structures that are now virtually forgotten. Stepwells in Telangana are found at old forts, temple complexes and on agricultural lands. They have also been political power centres.

Manjeera Dam

Manjeera Dam is located on the Manjeera river at Kalabgur, Sangareddy District, Telangana State, India. This is an ideal picnic spot. One can spend quality time with family or friends at the Environmental Education Centre here. Another main attraction of this place is the crocodile-breeding pond, which has been set up for rehabilitation of crocodiles. The glistening waters of the reservoir and the wildlife around make it an ideal picnic spot in an unspoilt and serene environment. Manjeera, a major source of drinking water for Hyderabad in a good year with rains, spreads over 10 square miles at its full capacity. Located at a distance of about 70 kilometers from Hyderabad

Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuary

Mangeera or Manjira wildlife sanctuary is located on the Manjeera river at Kalabgur,  Sangareddy District, Telangana State, India. The charming part about this sanctuary is that one can take an adventurous boat ride for Bird watching in the Manjira Wildlife & Bird Sanctuary.   Originally a crocodile sanctuary, today more than 70 species of birds are spotted here and is home for the vulnerable species mugger crocodile.  This man-made reservoir provides drinking water to Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

Sangareddy Kasi Visweshwara Temple

Sri Kasi Vishweshwara Temple is situated in Kalpagooru village close to the Manjeera Barrage near Sangareddy town in Sangareddy District, Telangana State, India. The history of the temple dates back to the era of the Kakatiya rulers from 11th century A.D. The temple complex is also home to two other temples, they are Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy temple & Sri Venugopala Swamy temple. Hence it is also called as Trikootaalayamu.  Sri Kasi Vishweswara temple is seen towards the southern portion of garbhaalayam while Sri Venugopalaswamy temple is seen near the northern portion of garbhaalayam.  According to legend, this temple was built on water stream coming from holy Kasi. It is said that in case if you drop a coin in garbhaalayam of Sri Venugopala Swamy temple, then you can hear a sound similar to that of a coin being dropped in water. Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy temple is located towards the west side of garbhaalaya.  The temple resembles Thousand Pillar Temple i

Edithanur Cave, Kondapur

Edithanur is a village nestled in Sangareddy District in Telanga which is famous for its ancient caves. The caves are adorned with ancient paintings whose origin dates back to the Neolithic age. The paintings in the Edithanur caves have their origin between 2300 BC to 900 BC. It can be a thrilling experience while exploring the paintings in the maze of tunnels and various rows of natural caves. Our history textbooks would tell us that Neolithic Era or the New Stone Age is the period when there were traces of the earliest development of human technology while also holding on to the last phase of the Old Stone Age. Well, you have to see it to believe it. Edithanur Cave is situated in the village called Edithanur with traces of rock paintings depicting the culture of the Era. So if you have a knack for digging into history, this is the place to be. Edithanur has rock paintings found earlier than Budigapalli, Ketavaram and Ongole Prakasam District but later than Bethamcherla cave paintings

Vykuntapuram Temple (Sangareddy)

Located in Sangareddy. Pilgrims from different regions do come here for darshan of Sri Srimannarayana swamy ( Lord Venkateshwara). The Ambiance in the temple makes you to feel like you are in thirupathi temple. The Idol of Lord Venkateshwara swamy is similar to the one in thirumala with 3 muka dhwaras. Especially during Saturdays, Public holidays , and on festivals days will be fully packed with the public who come for darshan. One must visit the temple for its beautiful and peacefull ambiance when you come across this sangareddy city. JAI SRIMANARAYANA CHARITABLE TRUST Sri Vaikuntapuram Sangareddy shivaru, Medak Telangana-502001 Phone:  08455-275555, 201080 Cell:  +91 8125615558 http://svpd-srd.org/gallery/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sangareddi