Travel India: 10 Best Places to Visit in Telangana

Golconda Fort

Image courtesy: Ankur P.

Telangana is a newly formed state in India. It happens to be the 29th state in India, which was formed in June 2014. Hyderabad is the capital of the Telangana state and Telugu is the official language of the Telangana state. Many of the tourists are attracted to this place. The historical monuments, beautiful scenarios and different temples are awesome. The tourist do enjoy this place very enthusiastically. This place has lots of places which are frequently being visited by the tourists. So let’s look at some of the 10 best places to visit in Telangana:

1. Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a popular city in India. This is one of the best place to visit in Telangana. Apart form being the capital of the Telangana state, Hyderabad is also an important commercial center. The places which attracts the tourists most in the Hyderabad are Charminar, Makkah Masjid, Golconda Fort and many more places. The tourist visit this place, where a beautiful architectural designing can be seen. Hyderabad is really a wonderful city.


  • Telugu is the most spoken language in the Hyderabad and Urdu is second most spoke language in Hyderabad
  • Recently there has been growth in th IT industries in Hyderabad

2. Hanamakonda

Hanamakonda is a wonderful place in the Telangana state which is visited by many tourists. The main attraction here is the Thousand Pillar Temple located here. This temple is dedicated Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Surya. The temple was constructed in the 1163 AD. The pillars of this temple are very strong and beautifully carved. This is a very nice destination which can really make the tourist feel calm.


  • The “Nandi” made in this temple is very huge and is made out of black basalt stone
  • The thousand pillars in this temple are very strong

3. Nizamabad

Nizamabad is a nice place in the Telangana. Nizamabad has beautiful temples and well architecturally designed monuments. This city is located near the Godavari river. Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary is very well-known here, which is rich in wildlife and forest area. Many of the tourist do visit the sanctuary with their family and have  a great time there.


  • Famous Alisagar is very near from the Nizamabad
  • This place is very good for different Hyderabadi dishes

4. Warangal

Warangal is another well-known place in Telangana. This place is located near Hyderabad city. There are different historical monuments and different temples here which is liked by many of the tourists here. The road and railway network is well-developed in this region. The Laknavaram and Ramappa lake is visited by many of the tourists here.This is very awesome place which should be surely visited by the tourist coming here.


  • The South Indian dishes like vada, dosa and idli are very tasty in this region and is very favourite of many travelers
  • Many of the the tourist guide are available here to make the tour sophisticated

5. Medak

Medak is a fabulous town in Telangana. This place is very nice for the wildlife enthusiasts as the Narsapur forest is rich in wild life. Various kinds of wildlife can be seen here. Different migratory birds and various other species can be seen in the Manjira wildlife sanctuary. The tourists can really have wonderful moments here. This place can really mesmerize anyone with its beauty.


  • Kuchadri venkateshwara swamy temple is very famous here, where many of the people frequently visit here
  • Manjira river is another beautiful thing here which is near Devnoor village

6. Karimnagar

Karimnagar is a good city which is has many of the forts here. This place is located near the Godavari river. There are different types of temples located here which are constantly being visited by many of the devotees here. This city has advanced alot recently in various commercial sectors. The cuisine in Karimnagar place is very beautiful, which is liked by many of the people.


  • Karimnagar is the fourth most populous city in Telangana
  • The former Prime Minister of India “P V Narsimha Rao” is from this region

7. Bhadrachalam

Bhadrachalam is town which is situated near the Godavari river. Many of the tourists come here for the pilgrimage purpose. The Bhadrachalam Temple of Lord Ram is the most visited temple here. The temple is very beautifully built which can easily give a nice soothing experience for the visitors there. Many facilities are made available for the tourists here.


  • There is a big festival celebrated here during the Ram Navmi, where many of the people do visit here
  • The number of tourist visiting this place are visiting in large number every year

8. Khammam

The Khammam city is located near the Godavari river,also known as khammamett.It has quite a few nicely built forts, which many people visit. Also there are many of the temples, lakes which attracts the tourist. The variety of wildlife can be seen in the wildlife sanctuary named Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary here. This is the only place in South India which is rich in Coal mines.


  • The name Khammam is derieved from the temple name “Narsimhadri” which is located here
  • This place recieves very high rainfall in whole state, during the rainy season

9. Adilabad

Adilabad is a very wonderful place in the Telangana state, which located in the extreme North of the State. This place is having various fabulous waterfalls and parks, which are attracting many of the tourists here. The different wildlife species can be easily seen in the Kawal wildlife sanctuary. There are different facilities made available for the tourists here by the government. The Basar Saraswati Temple is the must visit place located in the Adilabad town.


  • Telugu is the most spoken language here. Apart from it the language like Marathi and Bengali is also spoken in large numbers
  • Kuntala and Pochera waterfall is very famous here, visited by many of the people here

10. Nalgonda

Nalgonda is well-known place in the Telangana. There are different rivers like Musi, Krishna, Dindi, Pedavagu and few more flowing through this region. This has made this place very rich, ecologically. The tourist are attracted by this. However, the most important place which is definitely visited and appreciated by most of the tourists here is the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam. People should never miss visiting this beautiful dam. Also, many of the temple and monuments are attractive here.


  • The word Nalgonda is derieved from two words “Nalla” means black and “Konda” means hills
  • The basic public transportation facility is very nice in this place

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