Pre-historic Rock Art Site of Telangana

What is Rock Art? 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 …

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Ancient Buddhist Site of Heritage Significance

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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Ganapeshwara Group of Temples (Kotagullu)

Ghanapuram in Jayshankar-Bhupalpally districtof Telangana is renowned as 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 to say …

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A Blend of Maratha & Kannada Architecture!

Nirmal region can be truly described as a land of temples and culture, 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 …

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Witness to the History of Bhuvanagiri!

There are many heritage structures in our state that represent priceless heritage and invaluable architecture of the age 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 fort witnessed a glorious period …

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Nirmal’s Tryst with its Glorious Past

Every heritage structure over the centuries, has a different background, story and history. Telangana state is home to numerous forts, which reflects the state’s tryst with many dynasties in each region that shaped its destiny, culture and traditions. In fact, these structures are a witness to several historic moments, conquests, victory and defeat of several …

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Historic Jain Temple of Medieval Era

Many religions have flourished in Telangana state, from times immemorial and each religion has left its own legacy, in the form of inscriptions, manuscripts, idols, temples and other historic structures. The region is equally known for its rare Jain heritage. Jainism, one of the oldest religions in the world flourished all over India and in …

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Conserving the Islamic Heritage of Hyderabad

India’s youngest state 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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Heritage Precincts of ‘MethukuDurgam’

Medak Fort is situated in Medak district of Telangana, located about 100 kilometers from the state capital city of Hyderabad. The fort is located towards the north of the city and is well accessible by road transport. It is a citadel that was built on a hillock, and had served as vantage point for the …

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The Royal House of Mourning

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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