The State of Telangana is to be a newly christened state of India on the 2nd of June 2014. The region was a part of the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh. It contains 10 districts, many of which are important towns of Andhra Pradesh including its very own capital, Hyderabad. The Main Language spoken is Telugu, and the word Telangana itself was meant to distinguish Telugu speaking region from the Marathawada region. The state is rich with historic and cultural heritage and the climate is hot n dry. The place has a majority of historic monuments and temples which were once a part of the State of Andhra Pradesh.
Tourists who visit Hyderabad can witness the blend of ancestral heritage and modern technology. The deep rooted cultural history of Hyderabad is evident from its monuments, mosques, temples, varied art forms and crafts. The monuments, minarets and mosques of Hyderabad with its impressive architectural style attract visitors. Charminar, Jama Masjid, Golconda Fort, Salarjung Museum, Osmania University, Paigah Tombs, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Raymond Tomb, Birla Mandir, Hussain Sagar, Ramoji Film City, etc. are some of the popular attractions of the city of Hyderabad.
Bhadrachalam, famous for Sri Seetaramachandra Swamy Temple, is the gateway to Dandakaranya. Bhadrachalam offers excursions to destinations like Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Warangal, Guntur, Nellore, Srisailam, etc. In Bhadrachalam, tourists can engage in activities such as boating, trekking at Papikonda ranges, etc.
The culture of Warangal is mainly recognised for fine arts and literature. Warangal has several ancient temples including Thousand Pillars Temple, Swayambhu Temple, Rayaparthy Shiva Temple, Siddeshwara Temple, Inavolu Temple, Veeranarayana Temple, which are popular tourist attractions. The place is also known for its lakes, parks and wildlife. Other tourist attractions of Warangal include Padmakshi Gutta, Musical Garden, Laknavaram Lake, Pandavula Guttalu, Champak Hills Sri, Khush Mahal, etc.
Most of the area of the city has a rocky terrain and only few areas are hilly. There are many places in this city, which are major tourist attractions including the renowned Spanish Mosque, located in Begumpet. While in the city, the travellers must pay a visit to the Rashtrapati Nilayam, Trimulgherry Fort, Ujjani Mahankali Matha Temple, Sayedani Maa Tomb and Mosque among the others.
Chowmahalla Palace, a magnificent palace complex was the official residence of the Nizams of Hyderabad. The palace is unique for its style and elegance and modelled on the lines of Shah of Iran's palace in Tehran.
An enthralling and bewitching experience, a unique architectural and engineering marvel that is Golconda is a masterpiece and a citadel that depicts the glory of the Royal Kingdoms that ruled this region. The invincible ramparts, boulders and intricate finesse of the fort are breathtaking.
The Baradari constructed on the banks of the Musi River is a testimony to the rich heritage and glory of the Qutub Shahi Dynasty of Golconda. Sarai Taramati Baradari derives its name from the favorite courtesan of Abdullah Qutb Shah – Taramati.
Laknavaram cheruvu which is spread over an area of 10000 acres stores rain water. This lake has 13 islands which are scattered amidst the lush green jungles and make the place blissfully serene. The tourist department has constructed a hanging bridge connecting 3 islands recently.
It is the commercial marketing centre of Andhra Pradesh. Some of the popular tourist attractions here include the Nizam Sagar Dam that is constructed on the river Manjira and the ancient reservoir of Ali Sagar, which was built during the tenure of the Nizam. Other than these, there are some ancient places of attraction like the Nizamabad Fort of the 10th century located on the south-western part of the town. This fort has some ancient artefacts related to Jainism. Kanteshwar is a nearby region of Nizamabad and is known for the ancient temple, which is said to be about 500 years old.
Telangana is a semi-arid area and has a predominantly hot and dry climate. Summers start in March, and peak in May with average high temperatures in the 42 °C (108 °F) range. The monsoon arrives in June and lasts until September with about 755 mm (29.7 inches) of precipitation. A dry, mild winter starts in late November and lasts until early February with little humidity and average temperatures in the 22–23 °C (72–73 °F) range.
Telugu Language, Urdu Language.
Government of Telangana.
114,840 sq. km.
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"The cultural heritage and the historic significance of Telangana has certainly made it a must visit place in India."
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