Panagal is another important village in Nalgonda District located just 3 km from the main city and is known for its historic importance. The village in 11th century AD serves as the capital of Kakatiya Dynasty, however today it is famed as a highly religious place.
The place owes its fame to once again Kakatiya Dynasty who established numerous temples in the village. Adorned with 66 pillars and a huge Nandi sculpture right in front of central mandapa, there are two most sought after Shiva temples in the village namely the Chaya Someswara Swamy Temple and Pachala Someswara Temple. The Chaya Someswara Swami temple features pillars detailed with intricate sculptures displaying episodes from Mahabharata and Ramayana. One will also witness several other sculptures of Hindu Gods and Goddesses dating back to 1st century AD to Ikshvaku Dynasty.
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