Warangal Tourism, Andhra Pradesh

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About Warangal - Andhra Pradesh Tourism

Warangal, also known as Orugallu, was the capital of the Kakatiya kingdom in the ancient times , who ruled the region from 12th to 14th century. Warangal is an important tourist center in Andhra Pradesh with fine architectural temples, beautiful lakes and parks. Travellers will find Warangal as a beautiful example of the finest forms of architecture of Kakatiya Empire in the ancient ruins of the city. There are many tourist attractions in Warangal that stand as display of the grandeur of Kakatiya kingdom in ancient times, including Warangal Fort. Other major religious places to visit in Warangal are Thousand Pillars temple and Bhadrakali temple.   

The city of Warangal, located about 150 km from Hyderabad, is a cluster of three towns - Warangal, Kazipet and Hanamkonda. Warangal is 5th largest city of Andhra Pradesh, that is growing rapidly and is known for its trade and commerce. The major produce of Warangal are rice, cotton and red chillies. 

History of Warangal - Andhra Pradesh Tourism

Warangal, known as Orugallu in the ancient times, was the capital of Hindu Shaivite kingdom of Kakatiya dynasty, who ruled the place from 12th to 14th century. The name of Warangal, Orugallu means 'one rock', as the ancient city was carved out of a single rock. Kakatiya kingdom created some marvellous monuments in ancient times, ruins of which can still be seen in Warangal, including Warnagal Fort and Swayambhu temple. 

   

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