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Kollapur Madhava Swamy, Somasila & Jatprole Lord Shiva, Sri Rangapuram Ranganayaka Temples

Historical places commonly found near to the rivers because of the water sources. Krishna is the sacred river in south, which holds many important and holy temples on it's banks. There are many historical temples on the left bank of river Krishna in Telangana region which includes Kollapur, Somsila and Jatprole etc. These temples are shifted from submersed places by Srisailam Dam backwater to present areas to preserve the ancient temples.

Krishna-Left-Bank Temple Images

Pilgrim Attractions

  • Kollapur Madhava Swamy temple - 7 A.D.
  • Somasila 15 lord Shiva temples - 7 A.D.
  • Jatprole Madana Gopala Swamy temple - 16 A.D.
  • Jatprole group of 25 Shiva temples - 10 A.D.
  • Sri Rangapuram Ranganayaka temple - 18 A.D.
  • Beautiful Nallamala hills and tiger reserve forest
  • valleys filled with backwaters formed by Krishna river
  • Boating in Krishna river
  • Lush greens and beautiful Ratna Pushkarini lake at Shri Rangapur
  • Museum of antique Tanjavur paintings collected by Wanaparthy Rajas at Shri Rangapur

Where are River Krishna Left Bank Temples

Temples are located at Kollapur Mandal, 509102 ; Pebbair Mandal, 509104 ; Mahbubnagar district of Telangana state.

How to Reach

  • Base Town: Pebbair
  • Distance From: Hyderabad - 160 km, Kurnool - 57 km, Mahabubnagar - 68 km
  • Nearest Airport: Hyderabad
  • Nearest Bus Station: Pebbair
  • Nearest Railway Station: Gadwal - 28km (Major stop on Hyderabad - Bangalore line)
  • Transport: All the above temples located on both sides of Pebberu - Kollapur road which is 50km long.
  • Pebbair → Shri Rangapur → Jataprole → Somasila → Kollapur.Pebbair town is 157km distant from Hyderabad city on NH-7.

Where to Stay

Pebber town posses budget hotels. For luxury hotels stay in Kurnool. 'TS tourism Haritha hotel' available at Alampur temple town.

Festivals / Events

Sri Ranganayaka Temple:
  • Brahmotsavam celebrated for ten days from 'Phalguna Suddha Ashtami' to 'Bahula Vidiya' (February-March)
  • Kotai Utsavalu is celebrated here on the eve of Sankranthi festival for about a month (January)
Somasila and Jataprole temples:
  • Shivarathri is the major festival celebrated here. This place is famous for Krishna pushkaralu, the 12 year occation.

Worship & Darshan Timings

Madhava Swamy Temple Timings: 06.00am - 09.00am and 06.00pm - 08.00pm.

Visiting Places near Krishna River