Conserving the Heritage of Mahabubnagar

Telangana state is home to many prominent museums. There are district museums established in many regions, to promote the heritage legacy and safeguard the treasured history of the areas. The District Museum, Pillalamarri was established in the year 1976 in a one-acre area. It is located at a distance of 3 km from Mahabubnagar town, …

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Kakatiya Era Temple of Inavolu

Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple located in Inavolu (also called Inole) village, at a distance of about 18 kms from Warangal city, is one of the historical temples of Lord Shiva in this region. Here, Lord Shiva is seen in human form along with his two consorts. The major attraction of this shrine is the 108 …

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Storehouse of Hyderabad’s Treasured Heritage

Hyderabad city is noted for many heritage attractions, that reflects the region’s legacy and history. The State Museum located in Public Gardens, Hyderabad, is one such prominent attraction, which is home to one of the richest repositories of antiquities in the region. The museum building reflects Indo-Islamic architecture with subtle domes, high arches, and stylistic …

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The Famed Kotagullu of Ghanpur

The region of Ghanpur in Jayshankar-Bhupalpally district of 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. The Ganapeshwara temple complex …

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Unique Repository of Telangana’s Heritage

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

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Alampur’s Famed Heritage

Alampur located in Jogulamba-Gadwal district 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 revered Shaktipeetam of Jogulamba. Alampur Site Museum preserves archeological remains which show a hybrid style of architecture, dating back to the 6th-7thcentury AD. Alampur Site …

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Showcasing the Rich History of Nalgonda

The Department of Heritage Telangana, has established many site museums and district museums all over the state, to showcase the rich heritage of these regions in Telangana. The District Archaeological Museum, Panagal is a popular museum established in Panagal village of Nalgonda district, Telangana. It is located close to the historic Chaya Someshwara Swamy Temple …

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Conserving Telangana’s Buddhist Heritage

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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Heritage Tombs of 19th Century

Mah Laqa Bai Tombs Complex is located near Moula Ali hamlet of Malkajgiri District. Mah Laqa Bai, born Chand Bibi in the year 1768, was also called as Mah Laqa 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 …

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Temple Architecture of Kakatiya Era

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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