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Undrugonda Fort & Temple

Undrukonda Fort is located 10 km from Suryapet town. It is located on a hill, surrounded by think forest in 1,372 acres.  The ruins of the Undrugonda fort are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. The central pillars are carved in typical Kakatiya style. The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region. The fort is believed to have been built during Kakatiya times and later it fell under the control of Muslim invaders after the fall of Kakatiyas. The fortifications are spread across an area of 1 to 3 km’s along the hillock along with a famous Narasimha Swamy temple here. Ugranarasimhaswamy temple is located on Undrugondadurgam (fort). The image of Narasimhaswamy on Garuda peetam is under a natural cave which was converted as a temple by constructing a garbhalaya and pillared mandapa. Remnants of fortification walls are seen on the Undrugonda fort. At the foot of the fort an

Neelakanteshwara Temple

Sri Neelakanteshwara Temple is located on a beautiful Highway to Nagpur in the centre of Nizamabad Town is famous for its architecture. Apart from architecture, there is another unique factor to this temple. It is the presence of the Big Three here: Lord Shiva in Linga form, who is Swayambhu; Lord Vishnu lying supine like Lord Padmanabhaswamy and Lord Brahma sitting on his lotus. Devotees throng this temple because of the presence of the Holy Triumvirate . Kanteshwar is popular for an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is said to be about 500 years old and stands as an example of the architecture of the time during which it was built. This ancient temple was built by Satakarni II for Jains, who was a popular Satavahana King. During Kakatiya period, the Jain mandiram was converted to a Shiva temple when many Jains also converted to Hinduism. The structure resembles the Nagara style or Hindu architecture with influences from north. While some legends say that th

Sarangpur Hanuman Temple

Sarangpur Hanuman Temple is located at Sarangpur, 8 km from town of Nizamabad.  A popular temple dedicated to one of the foremost devotees of Lord Shri Ram. The murti of Hanuman is carved out of a large rock atop the hill. The shrine is built around the murti of Hanuman. Folk traditions say, the temple was founded by famous Saint Samarth Ramdas of 17th century. Samarth Ramdas was the mentor of Maratha ruler Shivaji. Samarth Ramdas preached Advaita. Ramdas was a devotee of Lord Hanuman and Lord Sriram. The temple premises of Lord Hanuman are spread over 1400 acres and is located on a picturesque and tranquil hillock. Sarangpur temple is at distance of nearly 8 km and is easily accessible by road. Once you reach Nizamabad town, you need to hire private transport to reach Sarangpur. https://www.telanganatourism.gov.in/blog/Sarangpur-Hanuman-Temple.html

Ali Sagar Deer Park

The famous Ali Sagar Deer Park is located in the Nizamabad district of Telangana.  The landscape of the park has several hillocks and verdant gardens with flowers blooming in every colour. This is a perfect place for deers to take refuge offering them a haven. Ali Sagar in simple words is a very colorful and beautiful garden developed to attract picnickers from Nizamabad. If you wish to go on a short and rejuvenating trip, Ali Sagar is a right place. It offers a refreshing environment.  The Ali Sagarreservoir dates back to 1931, which was constructed by the Nizams who ruled the region then. The area is spread amid natural hillocks and lovely colourful flower gardens. The soothing lake and its awe inspiring surroundings are rich in scenic beauty and an eternal bliss to your eyes.  The Ali Sagar Deer park is situated near the reservoir. The park was established in 1985, and hosts many species of deer. This park serves a good picnic spot especially for kids. To add to its br

Ashok Sagar Lake

Ashok Sagar Lake in Nizamabad can be a good destination for not just bird enthusiasts but also those who love nature and water bodies Locally referred to as Jankampet tank, the lake is named after the Collector of Nizamabad district Ashok Kumar for the great work he did for people here. As it is located on the way to the highway that leads to Basar, the lake has become quite a popular place. As you enter the lake, you see the 18-feet statue of Saraswati erected in the centre. Right next to the lake is the Ashoka Rock Garden where you’ll feel it’s worth spending some time walking around taking in the beauty of the surroundings before you continue your onward journey. Boating facility is also available here. You can either take a speed boat and cruise across the lake or take a pedal boat and move around at your own pace. The boat ride is really enjoyable during the mornings and evenings. Located opposite the lake is the Jankampet Dargah wherein locals come to pray. It is believed that

Jankampet Temple

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple is located at Jankampet in Nizamabad District of Telangana. is dedicated to Lord Narasimha an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. This Temple consists of a pillared hall and garbhagriha. This temple is famous for Astahmuki Puskharini on top of the hill, constructed in octagonal shape.  The temple was built during the Rastrakuta times and renovated during the period of Western Chalukyas, Kakatiyas and later rulers. The annual festival and full moon day attract lot of pilgrims. Whenever Amavasya falls on a Saturday ‘Shaniwar Amavasya’, people from Nizamabad and surrounding areas take a dip in the Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple Ashtamukhi ‘Koneru’ here and offer prayers. Devotees believe that by performing this ritual, they can keep away ‘Shani Dosham’. In addition, a large number of people from Hyderabad, Maharashtra, and Karnataka were among those who took a dip in the ancient temple’s koneru. 2.5 km from Jankampet Bus Stand, 12 km from Nizamabad

Saleshwaram jatara

The annual Saleshwaram Jatara in the Nallamala forest area which comes under Amrabad Tiger Reserve  is celebrated every year on Chiatra Pournami or the Full Moon Day in April and is open to visitors for only 5 days.   Breath-taking views of the layered rock formations, deep valleys with spectacular views only found in the most exotic locations of the world. Saleshwaram is located 16 km away from  Farhabad forest checkpost  and t he temple comes under Appapur Gram Panchayat in Lingal mandal in Nagarkurnool district, Telangana, India. The ancient Sri Ramalingeshwara Swamy temple of 6th century AD, located deep inside Nallamala forest, is about 1,000 feet deep inside a valley. The scene of the temple in moonlight is a treat to the eyes and a blessing to the soul. The temple lies next to a beautiful waterfall, coming down from a height of over 200 metres. The water flows through the temple and the devotees take a holy dip in it before taking a climb into the Garbhagudi. The linga i