Places To Visit In Nalgonda

3.3 /5

Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Nalgonda:

1. Nandikonda

3.4 /5

66 km
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

A small village of great religious as well as archeological significance, Nandikonda is nestled along the banks of River Krishna near Nagarjuna Sagar Dam.

2. Mattapalli

3.5 /5

85 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

Mattapalli or Mattampalli, a small quaint village situated on the banks of River Krishna is mainly renowned for its Narasimha Swami Temple. Counted as one of the Pancha Narasimha Kshetras out of total five, this beautiful temple is dedicated to Sri Yogananda Lakshmi Narasimha Swami, Sri Chenchu Lakshmi Thaayar and Sri Rajya Lakshmi Thaayar.

3. Panagal (Panagallu)

3.4 /5

16 km
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

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.

4. Kunda Satyanarayana Kala Dhamam (Surendrapuri)

3.4 /5

16 km
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

Surendrapuri is a center of great interest for those who into mythology and is a theme park known as Mythological Awareness Center. Located near Yadagirigutta, the place was created by Kunda Satyanarayana to commemorate the memory of his son Surendra.

5. Bhuvanagiri Fort

3.4 /5

49 km
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

A majestic structure that reflects the relics of 12th century is a Fort of Bhuvanagiri or Bhongir constructed by Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya, a Chalukya ruler.

6. Yadagiri Gutta

4.1 /5

52 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

Famous Hindu temple , Yadagiri gutta in Nalgonda is a temple of Narasimha swamy, an epitome of Lord Shiva. Narasimha swamy is also known as Yadagiri after which the temple was named. The temple is located in Yadagirigutta town, of Nalgonda district, Telangana. It is 52km away from the city of Hyderabad.

7. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

Must visit 3.4 /5

69 km
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

World's largest masonry dam protected with 26 gates measuring 14m in height and 13m in width, Nagarjunasagar Dam located in Nalgonda District is built across River Krishna.

8. Phanigiri Buddhist Site

3.1 /5

39 km
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

Regarded as most popular Buddhist site in the country, Phanigiri is situated about 52 km from Nalgonda town. The place comprises of a Buddhist complex which is adorned with a massive Stupa along with two apsidal halls with stupas in it.

9. Kolanpaku Jain Temple

3.1 /5

59 km
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

A popular Jain shrine, Kolanpaku Jain Temple or Sri Shwethambar Jain Mandir is located in Kolanpaku Village close to an ancient town of Aleru Mandal. The temple features the idol of three Jain Tirthankaras namely Lord Mahaveera, Lord Neminath and Lord Adinath.

10. Vaadapalli

3.1 /5

17 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

Nestled at the confluence of River Musi and River Krishna, Vaadapalli is a quaint village lying on the banks of River Godavari. The village is however renowned for its famed Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple and its annual celebration of festival Brahmotsavam.

11. Shopping in Nalgonda

3.0 /5

19 km
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Nalgonda

This beautiful city of Nalgonda is famous for its silk products as well as leather items. The city houses three major markets where you can go shopping namely: SPT Market, New Prakashan Bazaar and Kooragayala Market.

FAQs on Nalgonda

What are the top sightseeing places in Nalgonda?

The top sightseeing places in Nalgonda are Nandikonda, Mattapalli, Panagal (Panagallu), Kunda Satyanarayana Kala Dhamam (Surendrapuri), Bhuvanagiri Fort, Yadagiri Gutta.

Can you suggest an itinerary for Nalgonda?

Day 1 - Reach Nalgonda, preferably by noon and take some rest. In the evening, you can go to the main market for a stroll, where you can buy some souvenirs, especially the silk and leather craft from this town. 
Day 2 - The 2nd day should be the ideal time for starting your trip through Nalgonda. You should begin ideally with Matapalli, a holy pilgrimage hotspot. Thence, you can proceed towards Nagarjuna Sagar, which is the world's largest masonry dam.
Day 3 - This day can be reserved for a visit to the religious sites of Yadagiri Gutta and Nandikonda. If you prefer otherwise, you can visit Bhuvanagiri Fort.

How can I commute within Nalgonda?

Commuting in and around the city of Nalgonda is an easy task especially with the availability various transportation options. Bus being the cheapest is also the slowest mode while auto rickshaws are pretty convenient and are always up for some good bargaining. However, as a tourist, taxi might seem the best option as it is fastest of all the modes but a bit expensive too. Otherwise no matter which mode of commute you opt for, make sure you plan your trip keeping in mind the weather conditions of the area. Summers might not be a good time to explore the city.
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