Heritage Prominence of Alampur

Alampur located in Jogulamba-Gadwaldistrict 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 reveredShaktipeetam of Jogulamba.Alampur Site Museumpreserves archeological remains which showa hybrid style of architecture, dating back to the 6th-7thcentury AD. Alampur Site Museum was established in the …

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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, whilst 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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Mighty Fort of Peddapalli District!

The history of Telangana state is filled with tales of bravery of the Kakatiya dynasty kings. This reflected in the impregnable forts and palaces that were built during their reign. The strong ramparts of such massive forts still reverberate with the legends and stories, while attracting heritage explorers who visit these forts to have a …

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Ruins of a Massive Fort& Temple Complex!

Forts are always considered as powerfulstructures of archeological significance,as they have played a key role in defenses and also in projecting the might of yesteryear dynasties and rulers.  Nagunuru Fort (also spelled Nagnoor) is one such majestic fort built by the rulers of Kakatiya dynasty. It is located in the village of Nagunuru, to the …

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A Showpiece of Telangana’s Heritage

Hyderabad city is known all over the world for its heritage structures and it is also home to famous museums. One such treasure trove of artefacts is the Centenary Heritage Museum located inAbids, 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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Medieval-Era Architecture of The Deccan

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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Hyderabad’s Royal Monument of Mourning

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 Telangana region and in particular Hyderabad, has witnessed the influx of different religions and cultures are lakhs of Shia Muslims in Hyderabad, who have been part …

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The Legend of ‘Kadile’ Temple

Adilabad 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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Landmark Fort Complex of Karimnagar!

There are many forts to explore in Telangana, that stand as a rich testimony to the heritage prominence of the region for several centuries. These forts have witnessed the reign of many dynasties, and offer fascinating insights into the lifestyle, military ambitions, conquest, engineering innovations, architecture and other aspects of yesteryear rulers. The Elgandal fort, …

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Rock Art Site of Astrological Significance

Rock art is a form of landscape art, which is found only in certain regions of India. Rock Art includes age-old designs placed on boulders and cliff faces, along with cave walls as well as ceilings, ground surface of rocks etc. There have been more than 50 rock art sites, right from upper Paleolithic age, …

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