A Millennia-Old Vanagiridurgam

Each district in Telangana has a unique legacy associated with its age-old forts and other historic structures. In fact, it is not an exaggeration to say that Telangana state, is a land of rich heritage structures and forts. GandhariKhilla, also called Gandharikota or Gandharigutta is a hill fort, located near Bokkalagutta village in MandamarriMandal,Mancherialdistrict of …

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Historic Tomb Complex of a Legendary Courtesan

MahLaqa Bai Tombs Complex is located near Moula Ali hamlet of Malkajgiri District. MahLaqa Bai, born Chand Bibi in the year 1768, was also called as MahLaqa Chanda.She was an 18th century Urdu Poetess, courtesan and philanthropist based in Hyderabad.She was considered influential in the court of the 2nd and 3rd Nizam of Hyderabad. In …

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Ancient Buddhist Site of Telangana

There are many religions in the world, with its own history and heritage. Buddhism is one such ancient religion which had greatly flourished in South and South-East Asia from thousands of years. Telangana is a blessed region, which was once home to ancient Buddhist settlements. The state is home to many significant Buddhist sites of …

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Shaivite Temple of Ghanpur

Telangana’s heritage bears a great influence of the Kakatiya rule, which is also described as a golden era of temple architecture. There are hundreds of temples, across different villages of Telangana, which share a unique history, with several structures of heritage prominence. Kakatiya era shrines, especially those of Lord Shiva have earned great patronage during …

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