Telangana is the newly born 29th state of India, consisting of the ten north-western districts of Andhra Pradesh. It was originally part of the region comprising Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh. With the separation, Telangana has got a whole new identity, packed with rich history and culture this state is exploring its tourism strengths.
The capital city of Hyderabad is shared between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The famous Char Minar is located here, which is also a shared monument among the two states. However, Telangana has a lot more to offer than just that. The Chowmahalla Palace, the Golkonda fort are some of the historically significant sites situated in this state.
The Kuntala waterfalls born out of a love story between a prince and a sage's daughter is one the largest waterfalls in this state which offer a cool respite to the tourists. Apart from this, there are many famous temples here such as Bhadrachalam and Mahabalipuram Temples; of which the Mahabalipuram temple is also called the Shore Temple owing to it's proximity to the beach.
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Telangana boasts of incredible historic and cultural heritage. It is popular among tourists for historic monuments, beautiful waterfalls and religious tourism.
Communication could be one of the barriers when travelling to Telangana. 77% of the locals communicate in Telugu, other languages spoken in the region are Urdu, Hyderabadi, Kannada, etc. Handful people can speak and understand English.