Thousand Pillar Temple - Things to Know Before Visiting
Warangal-Hyderabad, Rd, Raganna Darwaja, Brahmanawada, Hanamkonda, Telangana 506011, India
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About Thousand Pillar Temple
A historic Hindu temple located at Hanamakonda which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Every part of the temple depicts the typical Chalukya style of architecture. The temple has a star-shaped architecture, which stands as a testimony to the expertise of the wonderful craftsmen of the glorious period.
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one of the oldest temples of Bhadrakali situated on a hilltop between two cities Hanamkonda and Warangal. The temple is believed to be built in 625 A.D by the King Pulakeshin 2 to commemorate his victory over the Vengi region of Andhra Desham, as per the writings on the temple wall.
Also known as Ramalingeswara temple at Palampet village . It stands majestically on a 6 ft high star-shaped platform. The hall in front of the sanctum has numerous carved pillars that have been positioned to create an effect that combines light and space wonderfully. The temple is named after the sculptor Ramappa, who built it, and is perhaps the only temple in India to be named after a craftsman who built it
appears to have existed since at least the 12th century when it was the capital of the Kakatiya dynasty. The fort has four ornamental gates, known as Kakatiya Kala Thoranam. This is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Deer Park is one of most popular visitor put in Karimnagar. Deer Park is situated in outskirts of Karimnagar and called as Rajeev Gandhi Deer Park. It is close by Ujwala Park and Lower Manair Dam LMD . It is arranged at the passage of Karimnagar while originating from Hyderabad or Warangal after Alugunoor connect, close by Ujwala Park Karimnagar.
The Lower Manair Dam (LMD) is built across the Manair River, a tributary of Godavari River. The construction of the dam was started in 1974 and was finished in 1985. The gross storage capacity of the reservoir is 24 TMC. The project serves as a balancing reservoir for Kakatiya Canal and regulates flow below Lower Manair Dam for an ayacut of 5,65,452 acres. It is also serves as drinking water source to Karimnagar and Warangal towns.
Tower circle is a well-known place that is remembered frequently by the people of Karimnagar town. It is one of the famous landmarks in the district. The historic structure became a prominent icon as the entire market expanded around it. The square type structure holds four clocks on its top displaying time. Although covered by high raise buildings now, it was the tallest structure when it was constructed in 1928. The British Collector Hunter is said to have constructed it.
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Warangal, once the capital of the Kakatiya Kingdom, with beautiful lakes, fine temples, rich fauna & flora have contributed to its importance as a Tourist Center.