Renowned Shaiva Shrine of Kakatiya Era

Kusumanchi town is located between Khammam and Suryapet and is home to renowned temples of Mukkanteshwaralayam and Ganapeshwaralayam. These shrines were built by the Kakatiya rulers during 12th and 13th centuries and are a testimony to the architectural genius of Kakatiya kings.These shrines are in a juxtaposed manner, with some space in between them. Each …

Continue reading

A Kakatiya-Era Temple Complex

Telangana region is characterized by the reign of Kakatiya, whose profound influence can be seen to this day in the form of several temples and monuments. Ghanapuram in Telangana is renowned as a great heritage destination of Kakatiya architecture and art. The Ganapeshwara temple complex is located on the north east corner of Ghanpur village. …

Continue reading

Landmark Temple Architecture of the Kakatiyas

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

Continue reading

Priceless Heritage of Hyderabad

The Deccan region of India, encompassing the state of Telangana is known since ages for its heritage legacy of several architectural marvels. Hyderabad city is home to many historic monuments of heritage significance and Mecca Masjid is one such centuries-old monument, located close to the famous Charminar. The construction of Mecca Masjid (also called Makka …

Continue reading