Historic Buddhist Stupa of Telangana

Telangana is a blessed land that has witnessed ancient Buddhist and Jain settlements, marked by different settlements and sites in the state. Buddhism, an ancient religion has flourished in South and South East Asia, several centuries ago. A Buddhist Stupa locally termed as Viratrajgadde or Erradibba is located in between Nelakondapalli and Mujjigudem villages. Excavations …

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Dabirpura’s Tryst with History

The historic glory of Hyderabad city and its heritage significance doesn’t need any special mention. The city’s legacy is well known, with a history of more than 700 years. Particularly, the old city is a striking example of the rich past. Hyderabad’s Old City area, may give you an immediate picture of jam-packed lanes with …

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The Legendary Fort of Survay Papa Rayudu

Telangana state is known for many legendary forts and leaders, who held sway across strategic locations in the region. One such famous Fort is located in Khilashpur village, about 5 km from Raghunathapalli Railway station on Hanmakonda-Hyderabad Highway. Sarvay Papa Rayudu of Khilashpur, was a popular local leader who had revolted against the Golconda Nawabs. …

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The Famed British Residency of Hyderabad

Hyderabad city is known for its unique association with several dynasties and rulers, witnessed in the form of numerous heritage structures dotting its landscape. During the reign of Nizam’s, the city had a historic connection with the East India Company. The locality of Koti in Hyderabad is a witness to this historic legacy. The British …

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