Here are the top 21 tourist attractions to see in Warangal:

1. Pakhal Lake

Must visit 4.2 /5

44 km
from city center
1 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Around 50 km away from Warangal city is the beautiful Pakhal Lake which is spread over an area of 30 sq km. Set amidst the lush green forests and hills, the human-made lake forms a highly picturesque location.The lake also borders a wildlife sanctuary located at its shore. The chirping of birds mingled with rejuvenating breeze and tranquillity makes it a favourite spot for picnics and nature enthusiasts.

2. Thousand Pillar Temple

Must visit 4.2 /5 View 13+ photos

1 km
from city center
2 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

The Thousand Pillar Temple is an ancient temple that is tucked away in a small town named Hanamakonda in the vibrant state of Telangana. As the name suggests, the temple has over one thousand pillars, some of which are a part or extension of adjacent pillars! These pillars are so tightly knit, they practically form the walls of the temple. Constructed in a star-shaped architecture, the Thousand Pillars Temple is a popular pilgrimage centre which welcomes more than 1000 devotees almost every day. The temple also contains a huge monolith Nandi, made up of black basalt stone. The three shrines located in the temple are together known as Trikootalayam.

3. Ramappa Temple

Must visit 4.2 /5 View 19+ photos

47 km
from city center
3 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Ramappa Temple, was constructed in the architectural style unique to South India during the Kakatiya rule in the 12th century. This temple is revered a lot by the Hindu community and is considered to be the greatest gift to its future generations by the Kakatiya Kings.

4. Warangal Fort

Must visit 4.2 /5 View 9+ photos

6 km
from city center
4 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

A prominent landmark of the Telangana state and an apt example of architectural excellence and historical richness of the yore, the Warangal fort is situated in Warangal. The city is also known as Oru Kallu, which means 'a single stone'. Locals believe the city was built on a single rock in the medieval era. Sprawlingly spread across a stretch of 19 km between Warangal & Hanamkonda, this 12th-century fort is a prominent historical attraction in Telangana. Every year thousands of enthusiastic tourists flock in to witness the historical and architectural marvel of this region. 

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5. Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary

Must visit 3.4 /5

97 km
from city center
5 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Surrounded with a regal air it borrows from older times is the Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary or Eturnagaram forest wildlife refuge which is located nearby Warangal town.

6. Bhadrakali Temple

Must visit 3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

The Kakatiya Dynasty left behind numerous instance of their rich heritage and elaborate architecture. The Bhadrakali Temple, is one such structure which was built in the eight century.

7. Kakatiya Musical Garden

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

This one of a kind, enchanting Musical garden in Warangal is located nearby the famous Bhadrakali temple. A massive garden, it overs a total of 15 acres.

8. Kakatiya Rock Garden

3.1 /5

5 km
from city center
8 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

This rock garden had been constructed keeping in mind the comfort of the locals. It is a beautiful garden which is located close to the fort temple. This garden encloses many marvelous structures in rocks which are lively, like the statues of deer, lion, giraffe, sambar, antelopes etc.

9. Padmakshi Temple

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
9 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

A temple , dedicated to Goddess Padmakshi, dating back to early 12th century houses instance of some exquisite architecture and a pillar that gather about itself much fascination by its visitors. The Annakonda Pillar, a quadrangular pillar stands at the entrance of the structure.

10. Shopping in Warangal

3.0 /5

0 km
from city center
10 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

While in Warangal, shop for handicrafts that the town is known for. One can head to the emporiums and bazaars in the city for shopping.

11. Siddeshwara Temple

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
11 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

The Siddheshwara Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located very close to Hanamkonda in Warangal. The temple's architecture is stunning and bears resemblance to the Chalukyan style of architecture.

12. Laknavaram Cheruvu

53 km
from city center
12 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Warangal is prominent for the several remarkable lakes it has incorporated in its topography, it was also the former capital of Kakatiya dynasty. Laknavaram Cheruvu or Laknavaram Lake is a man-made wonder tucked away from civilisation in the Govindaraopet just 80 kilometres from Warangal, cradled by lush green dense forest cover and glorious hills. Laknavaram lake in the Bhupalpally district in the state of Telangana is locally famous by the name of Laknavaram Cheruvu. The lake amasses an area of over a whopping 10,000 acres. and was built by the Kakatiya clan when Warangal served as their capital.

13. Sri Veeranarayana Temple

3.1 /5 View 7+ photos

1 km
from city center
13 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Sri Veeranarayana Temple, an ancient temple built around 1104 AD, is a highly revered temple located at Kolanupaka in Warangal District. This shrine encloses Shri Veeranarayana, who is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu as the main deity.

14. ISKCON Warangal

3 km
from city center
14 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

ISKCON Warangal was established to propagate the teachings of the Bhagwad Geeta and inculcate Krishna Consciousness within a larger population in the region. The temple complex is a well maintained place of worship that offers a tranquil atmosphere to learn and soak in the divine powers of the deity.

15. Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shani Temple

106 km
from city center
15 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shani Temple complex has shrines dedicated to Goddess Saraswathi, Lord Shani, Lord Ganesha and Lord Shiva. The complex was built by a scholar in the field of astrology and an ardent devotee of the Goddess. The temple has a famous Victory Pillar which bears the sculptures of Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, Lord Laksmana, and Goddess Lakshmi.

16. Mini Zoo, Warangal

3 km
from city center
16 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Mini Zoo was built in 1985 and is a famous attraction expanding over 50 acres of land with a number of species of animals, reptiles and birds thriving in a beautifully maintained green zone. The zoo has now been converted into a National Zoological Park and also houses an enchanting Butterfly Park.

17. Kulpakji Jain Mandir

67 km
from city center
17 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Kulpakji Jain Mandir is an ancient temple considered to be of great significance to the Jain community. It is believed that the original idol of Lord Adinath was installed here. The temple complex houses idols of eight Jain Teerthankaras as well. The temple architecture with stunning stone carvings draws tourists in large numbers.

18. Inavolu Mallanna Temple

16 km
from city center
18 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Inavolu Mallanna Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Mallikarjun Swami who is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva. It was built by the Karkatiya Kings in the 11th century. The astounding temple architecture with beautiful carvings on the pillars and the walls emphasise on the religious importance the shrine had during their reign. The annual Mallana Jatra is celebrated with great enthusiasm at the temple.

19. Govindarajula Gutta

3 km
from city center
19 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Govindarajalu Gutta is a hill surrounded by dense forestation which is a treat to nature lovers for nature walks and trekking. One can get a breathtaking view of the city from the top of Govindarajalu Gutta. A small temple dedicated to Lord Rama is situated on the hill.

20. Rayaparthy Shiva Temple

6 km
from city center
20 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Rayaparthy Shiva Temple is an 18th-century temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is an architectural treat with inscriptions and beautiful carvings amidst the scenic beauty of the location.

21. Medaram

90 km
from city center
21 out of 21
places to visit in Warangal

Located in the district of Warangal in Telangana, Medaram is a tiny village. With a scanty population of approximately 3000 people, the most noticeable thing about the dainty village is it's rich and vibrant aesthetics. Medaram is popular not only in India, but is a name known in the world due to its 'Sammakka Sarakka Jatara', which is Asia's biggest biennial tribal fair. It is a grand and pompous fair that attracts millions of pilgrims to the village. You can taste peculiar and true village life, even in the 21st century only at this magnificent village. Besides, If there is one other thing that makes Medaram the next destination on your bucket list- it is the sheer scenic beauty of nature.

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