Lord Krishna Shrine of Bhainsa Town

Each district in Telangana is known for its own historical legacy and history. Bhainsa region in Nirmal district of Telangana is home to a temple, dating back to the period of Kalyani Chalukyas. The region has witnessed the glory of various dynasties that have seen the imprint of the hallmark structures and other structures of …

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Unique French Legacy of Nawabi Hyderabad

Located in Moosaram Bagh locality near Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad, Raymond’s obelisk is the resting place of Michel Joachim Marie Raymond (1756-1798 A.D). He was a well-known French adventurer, military commander and a confidant of the Hyderabad Nizam. The obelisk of Monsieur Raymond, a reputed French general in the Nizam’s military still evokes great interest with …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Heritage Structure of International Prominence

Sir Ronald Ross Institute of Parasitology is a malaria research institute and heritage building located in Begumpet, Secunderabad and Hyderabad city certainly needs no special introduction for its heritage and history, with many buildings and monuments, that boast of a great legacy. Sir Ronald Ross was a British medical doctor who received the Nobel Prize …

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Rich Heritage of Hyderabad’s Aristocracy

Paigah Tombs, also called as Maqhbara Shams al-Umara, are one of the most renowned and historic tombs, located in old city of Hyderabad. The necropolis is located about 4 km to the southeast of Charminar, at Pisal banda near Santosh Nagar. The heritage splendor of Hyderabad city needs no special introduction as the region is …

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Historic Shrine of Papahareshwara

Telangana can be truly described as a land of temples with a unique legend associated with each of its temples, thereby lending a mythical charm for these destinations. One such temple in the region is that of Kadile Papahareshwar which holds a prominent place. Kadile Papahareshwar Temple is located in a village named Dilawarpur of …

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An Age-old Imambara of India

Telangana region and in particular Hyderabad, has witnessed the influx of different religions and cultures. One of the prominent influences in the Deccan region has been Islamic Architecture. The Shia sect of Islam is known for its unique set of customs and practices. There are lakhs of Shia Muslims in Hyderabad, who have been part …

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