Warangal was named Orugallu when it was the capital of the Kakatiya dynasty from 1195 to 1323 CE. Its old name was Orugallu where Oru means another Kallu means stone. The headquarters of Warangal district is in Telangana. It is 145 km to the northeast of Warangal Hyderabad. It is a well-known fact that the Kakatiya people were very fond of art. It built manytemplesand kilos in the Kakatiya kings and some temples have impressive forts throughout the city and Constructed stone clasps. TheMughalemperor Aurangzeb acquired Warangal in 1687 as part of the Golconda Sultanate and became part of Hyderabad.
In 1948, Hyderabad was taken over by the Government ofIndiaand the Telangana region. Where it became a part of Andhra Pradesh. Today Warangal is famous for its educational institutions. The city is the prestigious Kakatiya University, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and National Institute of Technology. Beautiful forests, excellent temples, rich creatures and flora have contributed to its importance as a tourist center in Warangal. The cultural and administrative distinction of the Kakatiya people was mentioned by the famous Italian traveler Marco Polo.
Fairs and Festivals
The festivals celebrated in this Warangal are Eid ul Fitr, Dussehra and Deepawali during October. Apart from these festivals, Sarkaka Yatra or congregation is also organized. Which is a charity fair and about five million people take part in it.
The best time to go to Warangal is between the months of November and February|
Tourist Sightseeing in Warangal
Thousand Pillar Temple
Jain Temple Veernarayan Temple
Kakatiya Rock Garden
The Warangal Fort is one of the historical heritage sites of India. The fortification of this fort built in the 13th century is unmatched. According to the history, many attacks were made on this fort, but due to its strength, this fort is still in existence today. This fort is open from 9 am to 8 pm every day for tourists to see. Those interested in history must go here.
The magnificent structure of the Ramappa temple is located about 77 kilometers from the main city of Warangal, which is at the center of the ancient capital of the Kakatiya dynasty. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is believed to have been constructed over a period of 40 years. It was built by General Rechella Rudra during the period of Kakatiya ruler Ganapati Deva. The shikhara of the Ramappa temple is a classic example of the Kakatiya style and is covered in elaborate carvings that depict life in the olden times. The intricate architecture and powerful foundations have stood the test of time and are a marvelous sight in the culture and history of Hyderabad.