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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Qutub Shahi Era Structure of Yore

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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The Legendary Fort of Survay Papa Rayudu

Telangana state is known for many legendary forts and leaders, who held sway across strategic locations in the region. One such famous Fort is located in Khilashpur village, about 5 km from Raghunathapalli Railway station on Hanmakonda-Hyderabad Highway. Sarvay Papa Rayudu of Khilashpur, was a popular local leader who had revolted against the Golconda Nawabs. …

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Ancient Temple of Dharmapuri

There are many temples and monuments of archaeological importance, which are also quite popular for its religious significance, from hundreds of years. Telangana region, is home to many such shrines, which are visited regularly by pilgrims from all over. One such Hindu popular Hindu temple is that of Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy, situated in Dharmapuri …

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Rashtrakuta-Era Fort of Jukkal

There are numerous forts in Telangana, which share an interesting and historic legacy that has always amazed explorers, while providing archeological experts more evidence about these monuments and fort complexes. The Kaulas fort dates back to the fourteenth century, and is spread across six square km. It is tucked away in a quiet corner in …

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A Millennia-Old Vanagiridurgam

Each district in Telangana has a unique legacy associated with its age-old forts and other historic structures. In fact, it is not an exaggeration to say that Telangana state, is a land of rich heritage structures and forts. GandhariKhilla, also called Gandharikota or Gandharigutta is a hill fort, located near Bokkalagutta village in MandamarriMandal,Mancherialdistrict of …

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Historic Tomb Complex of a Legendary Courtesan

MahLaqa Bai Tombs Complex is located near Moula Ali hamlet of Malkajgiri District. MahLaqa Bai, born Chand Bibi in the year 1768, was also called as MahLaqa 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 3rd Nizam of Hyderabad. In …

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Ancient Buddhist Site of Telangana

There are many religions in the world, with its own history and heritage. Buddhism is one such ancient religion which had greatly flourished in South and South-East Asia from thousands of years. Telangana is a blessed region, which was once home to ancient Buddhist settlements. The state is home to many significant Buddhist sites of …

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Shaivite Temple of Ghanpur

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

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