Parnasala - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Things to know
Parnasala is a village in Dummugudem mandal in Khammam district. The village is accessible by road and boats and is situated 32 km from the temple town of Bhadrachalam. It is a village which is popular with its natural beauty and climate.
Attractions Near Parnasala
36.72km from Parnasala
The Kinnerasani Dam was constructed in 1966 on the Kinnerasani River, one of the important tributaries of Godavari River. The dam provides water to Kothagudem Thermal Power Station at Palvoncha for power generation. It also provides irrigation facilities to the nearby farmers through lift Irrigation. It is situated in a beautiful location surrounded by greenery and natural landscape. A Glass House constructed by Singareni Collieries at Kinnerasani has improved the spot as a tourism place.
Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary
40.32km from Parnasala
The Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Khammam district of Telangana, India. This exotic wildlife sanctuary is the natural habitat of some exotic wild life and tourists visiting the sanctuary can easily spot the wide range of animals taking shelter in their natural homes. With such a a sanctuary, the government gives these animals a scope to enjoy their life and regenerate.
Papikonda National Park
74.78km from Parnasala
Located in the Papi hills. It is an important bird and biodiversity area and home to some endangered species of flora and fauna which spreads over 1012.86 square kilometres. The park lies on the left and right banks of the river Godavari and cuts through the Papikonda hill range of Eastern Ghats.
Guntupalli Buddhist Caves
104.72km from Parnasala
The rock-cut part of the site has two Buddhist caves, a chaitya hall and a large group of stupas. The chaitya hall has a rare carved stone entrance replicating wooden architecture, a simpler version of that at the Lomas Rishi Cave. There are remains of structural buildings in brick and stone, including remains of two vihara made of brick, as well as excavated caves at two levels, including an unusual structural chaitya hall.
Discover More Attractions in Khammam, Home of Parnasala
The nomenclature of Khammam is said to have derived from a temple ‘Narasimhadri’ built on a hillock in the town. The vertical rock under the temple is known as ‘Kamba’ and the town at the foot of the hill was called Kambamettu which gradually changed to Khammam matt and finally Khammam.
Location of Parnasala
For more information about Parnasala, visit: https://www.telanganatourism.gov.in/partials/destinations/heritage-spots/khammam/parnasala.html