Telangana is new state of India,earlier ruled by the Nizam of Hyderabad and has a variety of tourist attractions including historical places, monuments, forts, water falls, forests and temples. Top 20 Tourism Destinations in Telangana includes famous Monuments such as Charminar, Golconda Fort,Kakatiya Kala Thoranam and Religious Tourism such as Yadagirigutta,Thousand Pillar Temple,Sri Raja Rajeshwara temple and Bhadrachalam Temple.Idea-transindiatravels and featured image credit:telanganaonline
Hyderabad is the capital of the state of Telangana, situated on hilly terrain around artificial lakes including Hussain Sagar lake. Many historic and tourist sites of Hyderabad are lie in south and central Hyderabad such as the Charminar, the Mecca Masjid, the Salar Jung Museum,the Falaknuma Palace and the Birla Temple. Golkonda Fort,Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park are located in the outskirts of Hyderabad.
Warangal District is the second-fastest growing city in Telangana state and the city is known for its heritage and has been chosen as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY – Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme of Government of India. World Heritage places and major tourist destination in Warangal are Jain Tirthankara Temple,Bhadrakali temple,Kakateeya Sculpture, Warangal Fort,Eka Sila Gutta,Kirti torana of Kakatiya Dynasty and Thousand Pillar Temple.
Adilabad District offers its tourists a holistic holiday tour through its historical temples and monuments and shimmering waterfalls. Tourism in Adilabad includes Wildlife sanctuaries,Waterfalls, also consists of many landscapes like Sahyadri mountains, rivers like the Godavari and Mavala lake.
Karimnagar District is currently a part of the Red Corridor and originally was the heart of the great Satavahana Empire. The district is also home to many heritage destinations such as Nagunur Fort, Dhulikatta, Elgandal fort, Molanguru Fort, Ramagiri Killa, many religious places of importance include Raja Rajeshwara temple,Lord Narasimha temple,Kaleshwaram Lord Shiva temple and Kondagattu Hanuman temple.
Rangareddy District is the most populous district of Telangana with 1055 villages and surrounded by number of tourist attractions such as Shamirpet lake, Ananthagiri Forest and Keesaragutta Temple, located on a small hillock and dedicated to Lord Siva.
Khammam District is famous as one of the wettest place in the state of Telangana,has been receiving higher annual rainfall than the rest of state. Tourist destinations in Khammam includes Khammam Fort,Lakaram lake, Perantalapalli,Khammam city, Narasimhaswami temple and many places surrounding the town namely Bhadrachalam, Parnasala, Nelakondapalli, Kusumanchi.
Nizamabad District is one of the smallest and least populous district in the newly formed state of Telangana. Tourism place in and around Nizamabad are Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary,Badapahad dargah,Lord Hanuman temple, Alisagar lake island,Nizamabad Fort and Pocharam lake.
Mahbubnagar District is the largest district in Telangana,the newly formed 29th state of India. Mahbubnagr District has many important temples, dargas and churches, major religious places includes Sri Jogulaamba temple, Sri Bala Brahmeshwara Swamy, Venkateswara Swami temple and Umamaheswaram Lord Shiva temple.
Medak District of Telangana is known for Cathedral Church, the single largest diocese in Asia and the largest church in Telangana. Points of interest around medak district includes historical temples,Methukudurgam fortress,Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary, Gottam Gutta Village and Edupayala Durga Bhavani Temple.
Nalgonda District is earlier referred to as Neelagiri means Black Hills and famous for cement factories. Some of the places for catching the attention of tourists in the District are Yadagiri Gutta Temple,Ethipothala waterfalls,Bhuvanangiri Fort, Nandikonda and Nagarjuna Sagar,World’s largest masonry dam with 26 gates.