Ancient Temples in Telangana - India
Telangana, the South Indian state bifurcated from the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh is now home for most popular tourist destinations frequented by the global travellers. Many of the temples in Telangana dating back to many centuries receive universal admirations for their splendid architectures and prowess of artisans reflected in the intricately designed sculptures and figurines.
Bhadrakali temple in Hanamkonda is acclaimed as one of the oldest Kali temples of India. Yedagirigutta temple in Telangana located beautifully in a hillock is popular among the devotees of Lord Narasimha, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu in the ferocious form.
Located on the banks of the Godavari River, Bhadrachalam temple is yet another popular shrine of Telangana, with the presiding deity as Seetha Ramachandra Swamy. This is one of the most prominent temples where Vaikunta Ekadasi is celebrated pompously. Thousand Pillars temple in Hanamkonda is a "Must be visited" temple in Telangana. The star shaped temple built during the 11th century Kakatiya Dynasty attracts everyone with the thousand pillars and three main shrines for the Gods Shiva, Vishnu and Surya. Don't miss to include in your list, Ramappa temple, the epitome of Kakatiyan architecture, called after the head sculptor instrumental in completing the temple construction. The grand architecture is an eternal testimony dating back to 12th century artisans’ expertise.