Tourist places in Telangana

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Here are the top 29 places to visit in Telangana in 2020:

1. Hyderabad

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A city of contrasts, Hyderabad exudes an old-world charm of its own with the Old City (Charminar side), Hitech City (Cyberabad) and the other areas lying between the old and the new. The capital and the largest city of Telanaga, Hyderabad is home to stately mosques and noisy bazaars lined ...

Best Time: September to March

2. Papikondalu

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Papikondalu mountain range runs along the River Godavari (Western Godavari) and is located in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. Papikondalu is a sheer fest to the eyes in terms of its scenic beauty. As the hills become closer and closer to the visitor, the width of the mighty Godavari becomes narrower. I...

Best Time: October to March

3. Nagarjunsagar

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Nagarjunasagar is a site of spectacular man-made marvel flanked by equally enchanting panoramic vistas of lush green surrounding. Lying in the Nalgonda District of Andhra Pradesh, the most popular landmark of the town is world's tallest masonry dam Nagarjunasagar dam built over Krishna River.

Best Time: October to March

4. Warangal

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Warangal takes you back to the era of kings and queens with its beautiful historical sites and an impressive natural beauty with Parkhal Lake being worth checking out.

Best Time: September to Apr

5. Bhadrachalam

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Bhadrachalam can be a refreshing place to visit with a share of instances from the Ramayana, a glorious palace, a vibrant river and mystical terrain and surroundings. One of the major attractions of Bhadrachalam is the Sita Ramachandraswamy temple. One can also visit the Abhaya Anjaneya temple. The ...

Best Time: September to Apr

6. Adilabad

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Adilabad is a small town in the state of Telangana that is famous for the beautiful Kunatala waterfalls located amidst lush forests. Originally known as Edulapuram, this place is for the nature lovers and history buffs. Adilabad is currently Telangana's second-largest district and the town...

Best Time: November to March

7. Nalgonda

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Nalgonda is a city in Telangana, with deep-rooted rich history and equally intriguing cultural heritage. With its roots going back to Paleolithic Age proved by enough evidence excavated from Yeleswaram, Nalgonda also displays the hints of Neolithic culture with the further unearthing of sling stones...

Best Time: November to February

8. Nizamabad

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Nizamabad is a district located in the North-Western region of Telangana. It is a major urban suburb which is the third-largest city in the state of Telangana. Previously part of Andhra Pradesh, Nizamabad was declared the district headquarters that's governed by the municipal corporation after the r...

Best Time: November to February

9. Khammam

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Khammam city, erstwhile known as Kammamet, is the fourth largest city in the Indian state of Telangana. It is located in the state of Telangana, approximately 200 km from the capital Hyderabad. A historically significant city, Khammam hosted many movements during India's freedom struggle. The Khamma...

Best Time: October to March

10. Secunderabad

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Located presently in the Indian state of Telangana, Secunderabad has been called the "Twin city of Hyderabad". The city, located on the northern part of the Deccan Plateau, was established in 1806 by the English as a cantonment after they defeated the Asaf Jahi dynasty. While Hyderabad has still ret...

11. Karimnagar

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Karimnagar is a flourishing city in the Indian state of Telangana, located at a distance of 164 km from the state’s capital, Hyderabad. It boasts of noteworthy architecture and vibrant history. The city has a remarkable influence of the Telugu as well as Persian cultures. Be it the picturesque Lower...

12. Chilkur Balaji Temple

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Chilkur Balaji Temple is situated in the picturesque village of Chilkur, about 30 kilometres away from Hyderabad. It is also called the VISA Temple, and sits prettily on the banks of the Osman Sagar Lake, near the Vikarabad Road. It is believed that paying your obeisance to the presiding deity, Lord...

13. Nelakondapalli

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If you’re fond of cultural, religious, or historical exploration, and if you happen to have a marked fascination with architecture, then the grand temples of this place are bound to enthrall you. Not only does this site of wonder in the Deccan have recently dug up ancient Buddhist stupas but it also...

14. Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary

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Sprawling over a vast area of almost 635 sq. kms, Kinnersani Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Khammam district of Telangana. Nestled amidst the Dandakaranya Forest, the sanctuary is flanked by river Godavari on one side. Besides the variety of endangered flora, it is also home to umpteen s...

15. Laknavaram Lake

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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 Waran...

16. Kanakai Waterfalls

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Kanakai Waterfalls located in Girnur village, Telangana is an impassable 30 feet cascade of water stream descending from a cliff into a large pool at the bottom of the falls.

17. Bogatha Falls

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Also called the “Niagara of Telangana”, Bogatha Waterfalls is an eye pleasing and the second largest waterfall located in the state of Telangana. This is an offbeat place which proffers mesmerizing and picturesque views of the colourful and rich landscape that circumscribes it. The variegated hills ...

18. Gayatri Waterfalls

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Gayatri Falls is a beautiful cascading waterfall over River Kadem in the Adilabad district of Telangana. Colloquially known as Gadidha Gundam or Mukti Gundam, the waterfalls are secretly tucked in between the deep woods of the Tarnam Khurd Village.

19. Medaram

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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 ...

20. Mallela Theertham

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Nestled in the state of Telangana, Mallela Theertham is a hidden gem untouched by industrialization and bountiful in scenic beauty. Falling from a height of about 150 feet, this waterfall is quite a sight to see. The serene and pristine water of the fall will rejuvenate your body and soul.

21. Mrugavani National Park

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Located in the slightly silent and remote region of Chilkur in Hyderabad in the state of Telangana, Mrugavani National Park is the most popular weekend getaway for the locals and a common favourite destination of the tourists.

22. KBR National Park

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Located in the Jubilee Hills area of Hyderabad, KBR National Park, or Kasu Brahmananda Reddy Park, also known as Chiran Fort Palace is a world-famous national park. Boasting of picturesque beauty and a wide variety of flora, fauna and avifauna.

23. Vemulawada

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The southern region of India is host to numerous remarkable temples famous for their intricate Dravidian architecture, life sized shrines and rich history, these temples are visited by over a million devotees all year round from all parts of the world. Vemulawada’s most popular tourist attraction, t...

24. Mahbubnagar

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Located on the western border of Telangana, Mahbubnagar is a hot cauldron of extinct dynasties and dead kingdoms, each having enriched its history and geography in their own manner. If the prospect of pensively walking through ancient forts, visiting temples that draw pilgrims to obscure deities, an...

25. Medak Cathedral

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Built in the Gothic Revival style, Medak Cathedral is one of the most gorgeous and striking churches in India. It is believed that the mosaic tiles of six different colours used in the construction of the church were imported from Britain.

26. Medak Fort

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Medak Fort is situated in Telangana, 96 kms from Hyderabad and stands strong as an architectural masterpiece of the bygone era. Currently, the fort is mostly in ruins but it is still an important tourist attraction of the city.

27. Rachakonda Fort

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Rachakonda Fort is situated in the Indian state of Telangana, 56 kms from Hyderabad. Constructed around 1360 AD, the fort is a masterpiece of the Kakatiya dynasty. It also offers a beautiful 360 degree view of the surroundings.

28. Koti Lingala

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Situated on the banks of the Godavari river, Koti Lingala is a popular Hindu pilgrimage site in the Jagtial district of Telangana. Nestled in the lap of nature, amidst hills and lush greenery, it is considered one of the 16 great janapadas of the country's ancient heritage. Best known for the S...

29. Somasila

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Somasila is a temple town in Telangana that has recently been developed as an eco-tourism project. Well-known for its 7th Century Lalitha Someswara Swamy Temple, the village is home to 15 Shiva temples. By the banks of the auspicious river Krishna, pilgrims flock to Somasila in plenty, especially fo...

FAQs on Telangana

What is not so good about Telangana?

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.

What are the top places to visit in Telangana?

The top things to do in Telangana are Hyderabad, Papi kondalu, Nagarjunsagar, Warangal, Bhadrachalam, Adilabad. You can see all the places to visit in Telangana here

Who should visit Telangana?

Telangana is a beautiful state with something to offer to everyone based on their interests. A perfect place for a vacation with family or friends. Also ideal for people interested in architecture and photography.

What is the best time to visit Telangana?

Telangana is mostly warm through the year except for a couple of months in winters. Most tourists visit Telangana during October to March as the mercury is slightly low during this time and the pleasant weather makes for an excellent opportunity to explore the city of Nizams.

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What is the local food in Telangana?

Though the food is traditionally vegetarian, the areas closer to sea, have seafood as a more staple part of their platters, while, Coconut oil is an essential and distinct ingredient in both. The cuisine of the area is also lined with a variety of pickles with Aavakaya, a mango pickle, being a local favorite. Muruku (a preparation of rice), Appadams, Onion Pakodas, Vadas, Idlis are the highlights of the Telugu cuisine here. So are the sweets like Bandhar Ladoo, Payasam, Sheer Khurma, Bobbaltu, Putharekulu. On the other hand, the Nawabi bit of cuisine here, uses a generous dash of spice, tanginess and a flattering use of oil. It derives influences from Arab, Turkish and Mughal cuisines. Hyderabadi Biryani, Kebabs, Moghlai Shwarma, Kodi Iguru, Gongura Mutton, Kodi Pulusu are the delicacies with which the cuisine of the area is identified. The main ingredients used are Lamb, Chicken and fish. Sheer Korma, Khubani ka meetha, Gajar ka Halwa, Seviyan ka Zarda are the sweets that define the desserts in the area.
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