Mighty Fort Complex of Peddapalli Region

Telangana region, particularly its hinterland is filled with tales of bravery of the Kakatiya kings. This legacy is visible in the form of 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 …

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Historic Fort Complex of Kamareddy District

Telangana region is home to many historic forts, with each of these having an interesting and historic legacy that has always amazed historians. The Kaulas fort dates back to the 14th century, and is spread across six square km. It is tucked away in a quiet corner in Jukkal mandal of Kamareddy district. This fort …

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Historic Trikutalayam of Sangareddy

Kalbagur is a small village situated close to the district headquarters of Sangareddy, in the state of Telangana. Sri Kasi Vishweshwara Temple is situated in this village, near Manjeera Barrage. There is a Trikuta temple which consists of a porch in the east, a hall and shrines to the west, north and south of the …

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Heritage Legacy of Bejjanki

The state of Telangana is dotted by many temples and monuments, which is a rich contribution of many dynasties. Particularly, the legacy of Kakatiyas and Kalyani Chalukyas is evident in the numerous temples which have been built in many districts of Telangana state. Bejjenki is situated at a distance of about 35 km from Siddipet. …

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Lord Krishna Shrine of Bhainsa Town

Each district in Telangana is known for its own historical legacy and history. Bhainsa region in Nirmal district of Telangana is home to a temple, dating back to the period of Kalyani Chalukyas. The region has witnessed the glory of various dynasties that have seen the imprint of the hallmark structures and other structures of …

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Unique French Legacy of Nawabi Hyderabad

Located in Moosaram Bagh locality near Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad, Raymond’s obelisk is the resting place of Michel Joachim Marie Raymond (1756-1798 A.D). He was a well-known French adventurer, military commander and a confidant of the Hyderabad Nizam. The obelisk of Monsieur Raymond, a reputed French general in the Nizam’s military still evokes great interest with …

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Renowned Shaiva Shrine of Kakatiya Era

Kusumanchi town is located between Khammam and Suryapet and is home to renowned temples of Mukkanteshwaralayam and Ganapeshwaralayam. These shrines were built by the Kakatiya rulers during 12th and 13th centuries and are a testimony to the architectural genius of Kakatiya kings.These shrines are in a juxtaposed manner, with some space in between them. Each …

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A Kakatiya-Era Temple Complex

Telangana region is characterized by the reign of Kakatiya, whose profound influence can be seen to this day in the form of several temples and monuments. Ghanapuram in Telangana is renowned as a great heritage destination of Kakatiya architecture and art. The Ganapeshwara temple complex is located on the north east corner of Ghanpur village. …

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Landmark Temple Architecture of the Kakatiyas

There are hundreds of temples, across different villages of Telangana, which share a unique history, with several structures of heritage prominence. The heritage legacy of the state bears a great influence of the Kakatiya rule, which is also described as a golden era of temple architecture. Kakatiya era shrines, especially those of Lord Shiva have …

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Priceless Heritage of Hyderabad

The Deccan region of India, encompassing the state of Telangana is known since ages for its heritage legacy of several architectural marvels. Hyderabad city is home to many historic monuments of heritage significance and Mecca Masjid is one such centuries-old monument, located close to the famous Charminar. The construction of Mecca Masjid (also called Makka …

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