Nizamabad Fort - Things to Know Before Visiting
Quilla Rd, Mujahed Nagar, Nizamabad, Telangana 503001, India
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About Nizamabad Fort
This is a fort built in the 10th century by Rashtrakuta kings and is situated in the southwest of the city. There is a Jagannath temple on top of the fort and is a tourist attraction and religious place for Hindu devotees.
Attractions Near Nizamabad Fort
Alisagar is a park, tourist attraction and an irrigation project which is located in Nizamabad. The park was opened by the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1928. The forest spread along with the summer house, well laid out gardens, an island and hilltop guest house make it a favored getaway. Adding to the attraction is the deer park and facilities for trekking and water sports.
This is a lord Rama temple located at Nizamabad built in 14th century. Temple was built of black and white basalt stone, with the finest architecture and excellent craftsmanship of goddesses, animals, devils and Khajuraho style erotic structures on it. This ancient temple has awesome sculpture with extremely beautiful carvings on temple walls, ceilings, pillars, and door frames.
The Sriram Sagar Project, also known as the Pochampad Dam, is located on the Godavari River in Telangana, India. The dam was completed in 1963 and provides irrigation and drinking water for the area. The project also generates hydroelectric power and helps to regulate the flow of the Godavari River.
This is one of the largest cathedral in India since 1947. Originally built by Charles Walker Posnett, it was consecrated on 25 December 1924. The Medak diocese is the single largest diocese in Asia and the second in the world after the Vatican.
The fort was built in the 12th century during the reign of the Kakatiyan ruler, Pratapa Rudra. The fort was originally known as Methuku durgam, which denotes cooked rice. The fort was the command post for the rulers of Kakatiyas and also for the Qutub Shahis who ruled the area. It is a huge structure located on the top of a hill. One has to climb more than 500 steps to reach the top of the fort, which occupies 100 acres on the hilly area. Medak Fort is noted for its architectural magnificence.
The Kadam Dam, located in the Adilabad district of Telangana, is an irrigation dam. It was constructed across the Kadam river, a tributary of the Godavari river. The dam's primary purpose is to provide irrigation water for the districts of Adilabad, Nizamabad, and Karimnagar. The dam is located in a hilly region and is surrounded by dense forests. The Kadam Dam has been in operation since 1958.
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The District derived its name as Nizamabad (Nizam-a-Abadi) from the Nizam of Hyderabad Asaf Jahi, VI who had ruled Deccan during the 18th century A.D.