11 destinations to explore in Telangana
Telangana, the 29th and youngest state of India. The cultural hearts of Telangana, Hyderabad, and Warangal, are noted for their wealth and renowned historical structures.
The district derives its name from Adilabad, its headquarters town which was named after the ruler of Bijapur, Ali Adil Shah
Hyderabad is known as the City of Pearls, as it had once flourished as a global center for trade of rare diamonds, emeralds as well as natural pearls.
The city was named after Syed Karimuddin, who is thought to be its founder.
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.
Earlier Komaram Bheem district was known as Asifabad district. It was ruled by many dynasties like the Kakatiyas, Mauryas, Satavahanas, Chalukyas, Qutub Shahis & Asaf Jahis.
The Mahabubnagar region was once known as Cholawadi or the land of the Chola's. It is said that the famous Golconda diamonds including the famous “KOHINOOR” diamond came from Mahabubnagar district.
Traces of Neolithic and Megalithic culture was found at Edithanur and Wargal village hillocks in the district.
The Boundaries of Nalgonda district are Krishna and Khammam districts in the East, Mahaboobnagar and Hyderabad districts in the West, Mahaboobnagar and Guntur districts in the South and Medak and Warangal districts in the North direction
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.
The district was named after the former deputy chief minister of the joint state of Andhra Pradesh, Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy. The district shares boundaries with Nalgonda, Yadadri, Hyderabad, Medchal, Nagarkurnool, Mahabubnagar, Sangareddy, and Vikarabad district.
Map of destinations in Telangana