Full day excursion to Warangal
Pick up from your hotel for full day excursion visit to Warangal. Visit -
The Thousand Pillar Rudreswara Temple - one of the fine and earliest available examples of Kakatiya art, architecture and sculpture. It was built by Rudra Deva, and named after him as ‘Sri Rudreswara Swamy temple with the presiding deity as Rudreswara, in 1163 AD in the style of later Chalukyan and early Kakatiyan Architecture, star-shaped and triple shrined (Trikutalaya). The temple is a fine specimen of architecture and sculpture with One thousand pillars.
Warangal fort built by King Ganapathi in 13th century and completed by his daughter Rudrama Devi, in 1261 A.D., The fort has two walls, with the traces of the third. The fort has 45 towers and pillars spread over a radius of 19 km, and a temple of Mother Earth called ‘Swayambhudevi Alayam’ in the middle.
Kakatiya Kala Thoranam - The Warangal Fort has four ornamental gates which originally formed the gates to the destroyed great Shiva temple which are known as. The arch was built around 12th century during the rule of the Kakatiya dynasty. The Monument is included in the "tentative list" of UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Further drive to Ramappa Temple - This temple has been rightfully described as the “brightest star in the galaxy of medieval temples of the Deccan” a repository of Kakatiyan creative genius, with intricate carvings adorning the walls, pillars and ceilings of this marvellous edifice. The temple is a Shivalaya and stands majestically on a 6 ft high star shaped platform. The hall in front of the sanctum has numerous carved pillars that have been positioned to create an effect that combines light and space wonderfully and the exquisitely chiselled walls and ceiling are unique to the time of Kakatiyan sculptors and empire.
After sightseeing drive back to Hyderabad and drop off to your hotel.