Conserving the Buddhist Heritage of Telangana

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

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Legendary Treasury of QutbShahi’s

Hyderabad, is home to several heritage monuments of yore, due to its cherished and historic association with many dynasties and rulers.  During the reign of Qutb Shahi dynasty, Golconda was the capital. This was the period when Sultan ZamSheed, Ibrahim Qutb Shahi and Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, who was also the founder of Hyderabad, ascended …

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Ancient Venkateshwara Temple of Kuchanapalli

The state of Telangana, occupies a pride of place in the chapters of history as the region has witnessed the rule of several dynasties that have left an everlasting impact on its culture and traditions. The region is home to several Vaishnavite and Shaivite temples, which reflects the patronage accorded by rulers of yesteryears to …

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Majestic Monument of the Golconda Sultanate

The Deccan region of Telangana, especially Hyderabad city and several adjoining regions in Ranga Reddy district are home to prominent mosques of the Qutub Shahi Period, which are not just religious symbols, but also a witness to the centuries-old history. The Qutub Shahi dynasty The Qutub Shahi dynasty spanned for about 170 years in South …

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The Millennia-old Citadel of Khammam

The town of Khammam in Telangana is located on a strategic route connecting coastal areas to North Telangana and north India for many centuries. Here, Khammam fort played a key role when it comes to exercising control over the region. History The construction of Khammam Fort started around 950 AD when the region was ruled …

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Ancient Jain temple, Alvanpalli

Telangana state is known for its rare Jain heritage. Jainism, one of the oldest religions in the world flourished all over India and in South India, Telangana region boasts of historic Jain temples and sites, which were unearthed during excavations.  The spread of Jain faith here centuries ago shows the multi-cultural and multi religious influence …

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Ancient Vanadurgam

Telangana state, is land of rich heritage structures and forts. Each district in the state has a unique legacy associated with its age-old forts and other historic structures. Location GandhariKhilla, also called Gandharikota is a hill fort, located near Bokkalagutta village in Mandamarri Mandal,Adilabad district of Telangana. History The fort was believed to have been …

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Pillalamarri Temples, Suryapet District

Telangana state 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 dotting the landscape of this region. Pillalamarri …

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Hill Fort – Bhongir

There are many heritage structures in our state that represent priceless heritage and invaluable architecture of eras gone by. The Bhongir fort in Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri district of Telangana is one such massive impregnable structure erected by Chalukya ruler, Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI and the fort has been named after him. The history of is Bhongir fort traced …

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Ganapeshwara Group of Temples (Kotagullu)

Ghanapuram in Warangal district of Telangana is known for being 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. It may not be an exclamation …

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