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Warangal Distance(s)

    Distances from various cities and towns to warangal in highways kms.

  1. Agartala 2932
  2. Ahmedabad 1348
  3. Amritsar 1908
  4. Bangalore 702
  5. Bareilly 1471
  6. Belgaum 754
  7. Bhopal 802
  8. Bhubaneshwar 935
  9. Chandigarh 1699
  10. Chennai 665
  11. Coimbatore 1042
  12. Cuttack 960
  13. Dehru Dun 1640
  14. Delhi 1862
  15. Dhanbad 1485
  16. Ghaziabad 1480
  17. Gurgaon 1455
  18. Guwahati 2333
  19. Gwalior 1135
  20. Hyderabad 140
  21. Indore 890
  22. Jaipur 1386
  23. Jammu 2044
  24. Kanpur 1252
  25. Kochi 1235
  26. Kolkata 1376
  27. Lucknow 1329
  28. Mangalore 931
  29. Mumbai 851
  30. Nagpur 450
  31. Pondicherry 830
  32. Raipur 683
  33. Rajkot 1564
  34. Rameshwaram 1257
  35. Ranchi 1357
  36. Tirupati 623
  37. Varanasi 1180
  38. Vijayawada 237
  39. Vishakhapatnam 510

Life in Warangal

Warangal (Telangana State)

Warangal and its historic importance

Warangal is the most important historic city in  Telangana State. Warangal was described by the 13th century Venitian traveller, Marco Polo, as one of the principal cities of South India. It was the capital of the Hindu Kakatiya kings, who dominated this region until the beginning of the 14th century. Warangal, 157 km from Hyderabad, is noted for its beautiful lakes, splendid temples and wildlife. The Thousand Pillars Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Ramappa Lake and Temple, Raymond's Tomb are some of the prominent places. Warangal city today is a part of a cluster of three towns - Warangal, Kazipet and Hanumakonda, the district headquarters.

Thousand Pillar Temple

The Thousand Pillar Temple is a historic Hindu temple located in the city of Hanumakonda, Telangana State, India. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Surya.

The Thousand Pillar Temple with its ruins lies in the near the Hanumakonda-Warangal highway, about 150 kilometers from Hyderabad city. This temple is a beautiful star shaped with several shrines and lingams. There are three shrines inside the temple called the Trikutalayam. The three shrines of the Thousand Pillar Temple are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Surya. The Thousand Pillar Temple is surrounded by a big garden in which many small lingam shrines can be seen. Further there are 1000 richly carved pillars with an impressive Nandi bull in the temple. Nandi bull was carved out of a black basalt monolith polished carefully to give it a brilliant look. The Thousand Pillar Temple is constructed on a platform that is raised to 1 meter height from the ground level. The temple is provided with a number of pillars which are beautifully carved and adorned. Delicate stone work which definitely adds charm and beauty to this Thousand Pillar Temple. Rock cut elephants and perforated screens in the temple which are the characteristic of the then prevailing dynasty. The Thousand Pillar Temple is famous for its beautifully carved pillars, screens and detailed sculpture.

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Festivals and Culture at Warangal :

Festivals

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Warangal Culture

The city of Warangal has developed both under the political and historical influences of
successive great kings. Warangal and Hanumakonda are linked with the dynasties of Great
"Vishnukundins"  and prior to it the Buddhist and prebuddhist periods of Indian History. During Eighth Century A.D., Warangal with an old name "Orukal" has served as Capital City of Yadava King of the Kakatiyas or Ganapatis making Warangal as Capital City. Today people belong to all religions and it is the token of religious harmony and oneness of people at large.

Prominent  Personalities :

An eminent personality, visionary  and the father of economic reforms in the country who has given direction towards liberalization and globalization, former Prime Minister Sri PV Narasimharao has represented Hanumakonda Constituency twice  as M.P and earlier he has also served as MLA twice when he was in State Politics before going to the national scene. Mr Nerella Venumadhav is a mimicry artist who has received accolades worldwide. He is treated as father of Indian mimicry. Warangal is also hometown for popular mimicry artist and ventriloquist Mimicry Srinivas, who performed a 32-hour nonstop mimicry show in 1990 setting a world record and created and performed a unique fete in mimicry- Dhwanyadhaanam, an ashtaavadhaanam in mimicry. He has performed on stage in several countries including USA, UK, UAE etc., Famous Cine lyricist Mr. Chandrabose and famous Telugu Film Music Director Mr. Chakri are also from Warangal district.

Climate : Tropical Summer temperature : Minimum 23.2 C, Maximum 39.6 C Winter temperature : Minimum 13.5 C, Maximum 30 C Annual rainfall : 82.5 cm

Connect with rest of the country :

Warangal is well connected by Road and Train routes   with all important places in the country.

How to reach Warangal by Road.

National Highway No-202 traverses from Warangal, connecting it with Hyderabad and other major cities. There are regular bus services, which link this city with Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bangalore, Mysore and Tirupati.

 

How to reach Warangal/ Kazipet junction  by Rail

The best way to reach the city is by railways. Almost all the trains that ply on the Chennai-New Delhi Trunk train route stop at the city station.

 

How to reach Warangal by Air

Hyderabad Airport is the nearest one, located about 140 km from Warangal. It is connected with all the major cities of India and few of the international cities as well.

 

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