Prominent Repository of Telangana’s Heritage

Hyderabad city is renowned all over for its heritage structures and it is also home to many 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 …

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Renowned Heritage Site of Nagunur

Forts are always considered as powerful structures 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 the Kakatiya dynasty. It is located in the village of …

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Historic 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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Historic Buddhist Stupa of Telangana

Telangana is a blessed land that has witnessed ancient Buddhist and Jain settlements, marked by different settlements and sites in the state. Buddhism, an ancient religion has flourished in South and South East Asia, several centuries ago. A Buddhist Stupa locally termed as Viratrajgadde or Erradibba is located in between Nelakondapalli and Mujjigudem villages. Excavations …

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Dabirpura’s Tryst with History

The historic glory of Hyderabad city and its heritage significance doesn’t need any special mention. The city’s legacy is well known, with a history of more than 700 years. Particularly, the old city is a striking example of the rich past. Hyderabad’s Old City area, may give you an immediate picture of jam-packed lanes with …

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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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The Famed British Residency of Hyderabad

Hyderabad city is known for its unique association with several dynasties and rulers, witnessed in the form of numerous heritage structures dotting its landscape. During the reign of Nizam’s, the city had a historic connection with the East India Company. The locality of Koti in Hyderabad is a witness to this historic legacy. The British …

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An Iconic Mosque of Qutub Shahi Era

Hyderabad and the surroundings regions in the Deccan bear an imprint 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 of the Hayath …

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Spectacular Fort of Recherla Velamas

Devarakonda, is a village and mandal headquarters, located in Nalgonda district of Telangana state. It is home to one of the most stunning fort complexes in the state. It is a hilltop fortress built by the Recherla Velama Kings of Maada Nayudu clan, in the 14th Century AD. This fort is considered to be of …

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Medieval Era Heritage of Hyderabad

The state of Telangana can be truly described as treasure trove of archaeology. The state boasts of invaluable heritage, timeless monuments and many more. The Deccan region of India, encompassing the state of Telangana has been renowned since ages for its heritage legacy of several dynasties and their architectural marvels. Telangana state is replete with …

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