Warangal is a municipal corporation in Warangal district. Warangal is also known as Orugallu and Ekasila Nagaram.
Bhadrakali temple was built in the 8th century by the Kakatiya dynasty. It is located close to Warangal, on a holy hill. The temple has the idol of goddess Kali and, with weapons in all the 8 hands. The idol is in a sitting posture, with a crown on her head. The temple was built by the Chalukyas.
The Pakhal Lake is believed to be built by a Kakatiya king in 1213 AD. It is a gorgeous spot, between hills and forests. It is an artificial lake, built in the tributary of the Krishna River. The Warangal Fort was built in the Kakatiya period in the 13th century. The fort has 4 huge, Sanchi like gateways at the entrance.
|Nearest Major City(s):
||Karimnaga is 67 km away, Hyderabad is 136 km away, Nizamabad is 172 km away and Vijayawada is 198 km away from Warangal.
|How to reach:
Warangal By Air
The nearest major airport to Warangal is Hyderabad International Airport. This airport is in Shamshabad and is about 149 km from Warangal.
Warangal By Train
Warangal railway station
Warangal By Bus
Regular bus service and well connected by road.
|Major Tourist Attraction:
Ramappa Temple, Warangal Fort, Khush Mahal, Hanamkonda, Ramappa Lake, Thousand Pillar Temple, Bhadra Kali Temple, Jain Mandir, Sri Veeranarayana Temple, Someshwara Temple, Eturnagaram wildlife sanctuary.
||Warangal Fort, Thousand Pillar Temple
||Mirchi bajji (mirapakaya bajji), mamidikaya pacchadi (pickle) and gongura pickle, chakilams