Kakatiya Era Shrine of Sangareddy

Kalbagur is a small village situated close to the district headquarters of Sangareddy, in the state of Telangana. Sri Kasi Vishweshwara Temple is situated in this village, near Manjeera Barrage. There is a Trikuta temple which consists of a porch in the east, a hall and shrines to the west, north and south of the …

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Sandhara temple of Kakatiya Era

Each religion has its own set of tenets, beliefs and values. Hinduism, a major religion of India, is equally known for its scriptures, temples, and other edicts, which have been a hallmark of its religious beliefs. Every dynasty in India, and Telangana have left their indelible mark in terms of religious structures, forts, currency and …

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The Mastery of Sculptures and Temple Architecture

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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Prominent Qutub Shahi Era Masjid of Ranga Reddy

Hyderabad and the surroundings regions in the Deccan are home to the gifted legacy of Qutb Shahi rule that has left a lasting impact in the form of landmark structures, monuments and other heritage attractions. These structures are quite impressive to this day, attracting heritage explorers and historians alike. One such magnificent structure is that …

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700-year-old Trikuta Shrine Complex

Telangana region is home to many historic structures which occupies a unique pride of place among other states in India since 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. There are many such centuries-old old temples …

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Historic Structure of Jainism

Jainism, one of the oldest religions in the world flourished all over India and in South India, while Telangana state too is home to some of the historic Jain temples and sites. The spread of Jain faith here centuries ago shows the multi-cultural and multi religious influence in the region. Mahabubnagar district in Telangana has …

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Renowned Vaishnavite Temple of Jainath

Ancient temples are spread far and wide in Telangana, and each temple is unique in terms of architecture and other elements. Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple located in Jainath village and Mandal, Adilabad district is one such historic shrine. This is a Vaishnavite Temple and a protected monument of Heritage Telangana. The temple is located …

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A Nobel Laureate’s Association with Hyderabad

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

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Historic Kakatiya Era Shrine of Inavolu

Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple located in Inavolu(also called Inole) village, at a distance of about 18 kms from Warangal city, is one of the historical temples of Lord Shiva in this region. Here, Lord Shiva is seen in human form along with his two consorts. The major attraction of this shrine is the 108 pillars …

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Iconic Structures of Medieval-Era Hyderabad

The Shaikpet Mosque and Sarai are located in Shaikpet Village of Hyderabad District. This Sarai was built for the traders to take night halt, before obtaining permission for entry into the fort from Quiladar of Golkonda Fort. The mosque as well as Sarai was built on the way to Bidar, capital of BaridShahis by Ibrahim …

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