Qutub Shahi Mosque of Karwan, Hyderabad

Toli Masjid is located in one of Hyderabad’s oldest and historicallysignificant localities, Karwan.Toli Masjid was completed in the year 1671 AD. It is also known as Damri Masjid and located nearly 2 km from the monument of Charminar on the way to Golconda fort. The mosque was built by Mir Musa Khan Mahaldar during the …

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Rashtrakuta-Era Fort of Jukkal Mandal

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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Safeguarding the Buddhist Heritage of Telangana

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

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Mighty Fort, Associated with Mythological Legend!

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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Witness to the History of Bhuvanagiri

There are many heritage structures in our state that represent the 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 history of Bhongir fort …

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Ganapeswaralayam – Archeological Treasure of Kusumanchi

Kusumanchi town is located between Khammam and Suryapet and is home to renowned temples of Sri Ganapeshwaralayam and Mukkanteswaralayam, built by the Kakatiya rulers during 12th and 13th centuries. These shrines are in a juxtaposed manner, with some space in between them. Each temple also consists of a small portico. These temples face northward direction. …

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Unique Legend Associated with Lord Shiva 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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Hindu Temple Built in Jain Architecture

Ancient temples are spread far and wide in Telangana, and each temple is unique in terms of architecture and other elements. It is this style of construction that helps historians trace the period in which they are built. These are not just temples but great monuments, representing a lasting legacy. Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple …

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Qutub Shahi Era Structure of Maheshwaram

Hyderabad is replete with historic heritage structures that dot the landscape of the city and its suburbs. It is for this reason that the city enjoys great status among other heritage cities of India. Each dynasty which ruled the region has left its own impact in terms of art, culture and architecture. One such dynasty …

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Majestic,1000-Year 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. Gandhari Khilla, also called Gandharikota or Gandharigutta is a hill fort, located near Bokkalagutta village in Mandamarri …

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