The Famed Kotagullu of Ghanpur

The region of Ghanpur in Jayshankar-Bhupalpally district of Telangana is renowned as a great heritage destination of Kakatiya architecture and art. In fact, the state of Telangana is characterized by the reign of Kakatiya, whose profound influence can be seen to this day in the form of several temples and monuments. The Ganapeshwara temple complex …

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Unique Repository of Telangana’s Heritage

Hyderabad city is renowned all over for its heritage structures and it is also home to famous museums. One such storehouse of priceless artefacts is the Centenary Heritage Museum located in Gunfoundry, Abids, Hyderabad. The structural edifice in the premises of the Directorate office was constructed by the Irrigation and Projects department in the year …

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Alampur’s Famed Heritage

Alampur located in Jogulamba-Gadwal district of Telangana is home to ancient Navabramha temples of 7th Century AD. Considered the western gateway of Srisailam, the town is also home to the revered Shaktipeetam of Jogulamba. Alampur Site Museum preserves archeological remains which show a hybrid style of architecture, dating back to the 6th-7thcentury AD. Alampur Site …

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Showcasing the Rich History of Nalgonda

The Department of Heritage Telangana, has established many site museums and district museums all over the state, to showcase the rich heritage of these regions in Telangana. The District Archaeological Museum, Panagal is a popular museum established in Panagal village of Nalgonda district, Telangana. It is located close to the historic Chaya Someshwara Swamy Temple …

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Conserving Telangana’s Buddhist Heritage

Buddhism is an ancient religion which has greatly flourished in South and South-East Asia, several centuries ago. Telangana is a great land, which was once home to many ancient Buddhist settlements. The region is home to significant Buddhist sites of great archaeological importance. The region of Nagarjuna Sagar dam, located in Nalgonda district of Telangana …

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Heritage Tombs of 19th Century

Mah Laqa Bai Tombs Complex is located near Moula Ali hamlet of Malkajgiri District. Mah Laqa Bai, born Chand Bibi in the year 1768, was also called as Mah Laqa 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 …

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Temple Architecture of Kakatiya Era

Kusumanchi town is located between Khammam and Suryapet and is home to renowned temples of Sri Ganapeshwaralayam and Mukkanteswaralayam, built by the Kakatiya rulers during 12th and 13th centuries. These shrines are in a juxtaposed manner, with some space in between them. Each temple also consists of a small portico. These temples face northward direction. …

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Grand Mansion of the British

The state of Telangana is truly a treasured land of monuments, historic structures and palaces. It is important to safeguard these priceless monuments and preserve their glory for the future generations. The city of Hyderabad is known for its unique association with several dynasties and rulers, witnessed in the form of royal patronage of the …

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The Grand Mausoleum of Paigah Nobles

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. It belongs to the nobility of Paigah family, who were considered the fierce loyalists …

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Heritage Temple Cluster of Suryapet

Telangana state needs no special introduction for its priceless heritage. The region is home to many monuments, built by several dynasties over the years, which reflects the heritage glory and also the archeological prominence of the region. The state of Telangana is also known for many historic structures which occupies a unique pride of place …

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