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Warangal - The capital of Kakatiya Kingdom

In historical times, Warangal was the capital of a Shaivaite kingdom that was ruled by the Kakatiya dynasty from 12th to the 14th centuries. Its old name was Orugallu where Oru means one and Kallu means stone. The entire city was reportedly carved in a single rock, hence the name Orukallu that means one rock.

Warangal Images

Historical Attractions

  • Warangal fort
  • Khush Mahal
  • 1000 pillar temple
  • Bhadrakali temple
  • Ramappa temple and lake - 70 km
  • Kakatiya rock garden

Address of Warangal

Warangal city is in Warangal district of Telangana state, India - 506001

How to Reach

Warangal city is 146 km away from Hyderabad city well connected road and railways.

  • Distance From: Vijayawada - 200 km, nalgonda - 139 km
  • Nearest Airport: Hyderabad
  • Nearest Bus station: Warangal
  • Nearest Railway Station: Khazipet Junction (10 km), Warangal
  • Transport: It is 2 hours drive from Hyderabd. Plenty of trains pass through Khazipet junction from all parts of India.

Where to Stay

Budget hotels and luxury hotels available at Warangal

Best Season & Time to Visit

Any time

Things to Take Care

If you are planning trip from Hyderabad, 1st day start early morning 5am, visit Ramappa temple, then reach warangal by lunch time. After lunch visit Warangal places and stay night there. 2nd day on the way back visit Kolanupaka and Yadagiri Gutta temples.

Visiting Places near Warangal