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Monuments of Mahabubnagar

S.No Name of the Monument Village Mandal Period
1 Hindu Temple & Inscriptions Lingala Lingala 13thC.A.D

Hindu Temple & Inscriptions

There is a Hindu Temple and Inscriptions in Lingala village and Mandal of Mahabubnagar District in Telangana. These are inscriptions in Kannada language. This is an important temple of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The historic temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region. The ruins of this temple in Mahabubnagar district is of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. Locals throng this temple in Mahabubnagar district during festival occasions.

How to reach

Lingala is located nearly 75 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

2 Jama Masjid Ghanpur Ghanpur (Killa) 17th C.A.D
3 Old Hindu Fortress Ghanpur Ghanpur (Killa) 16th C.A.D

Old Hindu Fortress

This is a hill fort which was built by joining the adjacent mountains by Kakathiya King Gona Ganapa Reddy during the Year A.D. 1224. The King is Son of the famous Ranganatha Ramayana Writer Sri Gona Budda Reddy. The name of Ghanapuram Killa came into existence from the name of Kakatiya Ruler Sri Ganapathi Deva.

Inside the Fort there are Temples dedicated to Veerabhadraeswara, Narsimhaswamy Temple and Chowdeswari Temple. Inside the fort there is a King's Palace and Ministers chambers and residences. This is an important fort of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district. This fort has witnessed many wars between Bahamanis, Vijayanagara Kings, Bijapur Kings and Qutb Shahi Kings.

How to reach

Kila Ghanpur is located nearly 25 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

4 Hindu Temples & Inscriptions Ghanpur Ghanpur (Killa) 14th-16th C.A.D

Hindu Temples & Inscriptions

The temple is located in Ghanpur village and Mandal of Mahabubnagar District. The temple is having a Gharbagriha connected to Mandapa. The temple faces east.

There is an inscription on one of the pillars of Mandapa. The pillars of the Mandapa here are in Kakatiya style. The shikara of the temple is in a stepped form. The temple dates back to 14th – 16th Century A.D.

The ruins of this temple in Mahabubnagar district is of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. Locals throng this temple in Mahabubnagar district during festival occasions.

How to reach

Ghanpur is located nearly 25 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

5 Hindu Temple & Sculptures Mannanur Amrabad 13th C.A.D

Hindu Temple & Sculptures

The temple is located in Mannanur village, Amrabad mandal of Mahabubnagar District. The temple is having a Gharbagriha connected to Mandapa. The temple faces east. The door jamb of Garbagriha is guarded by Jaya and Vijaya, Vaishnava dwarapalakas. The ruins of this temple in Mahabubnagar district is of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

The pillars of the Mandapa are in Kakatiya style. There is a Deepa stamba in the front of temple. The historic temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region. The shikara of the temple is a stepped form with stupika. The temple dates back to 13th Century A.D. It is one of the famous temples in Mahabubnagar district .

How to reach

Mannanur is located nearly 80 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

6 Uma Maheswara Temple Amarabad Achampet 13th C.A.D
7 Fort (Pratapa Rudrakota) Chandraguptap tnam Atmakur 13th-14th C.A.D.
8 Muslim Fort and Shah Ali’s Dargah Alampur Alampur 17th C.A.D

Muslim Fort and Shah Ali’s Dargah

Alampur village is located in Mahabubnagar District. There is a 17th Century Fort and Dargah dedicated to Shah Ali. Shah Ali was a local saint.

This is an important dargah of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district. Hindus and Muslims throng this dargah during festival occasions and special events.

The Dargah was constructed in late Qutub Shahi style of architecture. This dargah in Mahabubnagar district is of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

How to reach

Alampur is located nearly 125 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

9 Hindu Temples & Inscriptions Alampur Alampur 13th-16th C.B.C.

Old Hindu Temples

Alampur is located in Mahabubnagar district close to national highway 7. Alampur is situated on the western bank of river Tungabhadra.

Alampur is referred to in the inscriptions as Alampura, Hathampura, Annampura, Alampuri and Alampuru. Alampur is referred to Dakshanavaranasi, Kasi-kshetra and the western gateway of Srisailam. Alampur is also one of the Shakti peetas.

The famous Laxminarsimha Swamy Temple and Suryanarayana Temple are located in the temple town of Alampur.

1. Laxminarsimha Swamy Temple:

The Temple consists of Garbagriha, Antharala and Pillared Mandapa encompassing a Prakara wall surmounted with Gopura. The Shikara of the temple is in stepped pyramidal style. The main icon in the temple of Narsimha, is seated in Yogamudra. There are a number of inscriptions in the temple dating back to 11th Century as well as one inscription of the time of Krishna Devaraya. The temple has been renovated from time to time.

2. Suryanarayana Temple:

The Temple of Suryanarayana has three separate Garbagrihas connected to common mandapa. The entire temple is enclosed by Prakara wall with Gopura. On the exterior portion of Prakara wall there is a massive image of Veeragal on the left side and dwarapala on the right side respectively. The Shikara portions of the temple are of Dravidian order. On one of the pillars in the Suryanarayana temple, there is an inscription of Kalacuri, Ahavamalla, son of Bijjala, dated back to 1182 A.D. The figures of Dikpalas and the avataras of Vishnu on the ceiling are masterpieces of Art.

How to reach

Alampur is located nearly 125 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

10 Hindu Temples & Inscriptions Poodur Gadwal 9th C.A.D

Hindu Temples & Inscriptions

There is a Siva Temple and inscriptions located in Poodur village, Gadwal mandal of Mahbubnagar District. The ruins of this temple in Mahabubnagar district is of archaeological significance.

The temple is having a Garbagriha connected to Mandapa with an entrance porch with steps on south and north. There is a seated Nandi facing Garbagriha. The Shikara of the temple is having a Shukanasi surmounted with stupika.

There are two temples one before the main temple and another temple on the northern side. There are other sculptures and inscriptions near the temple. The temple is dated to 11th Century A.D. Locals throng this temple in Mahabubnagar district during festival occasions. It is one of the famous temples in Gadwal region.

How to reach

Poodur is located nearly 100 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

11 Old Hindu Fortress Gadwal Gadwal

Old Hindu Fortress

Gadwal is located on National Highway No. 7 in between Hyderabad and Kurnool. Gadwal rulers Peda Soma Bhupaludu (Somanadri) have built this fort during 17th Century. The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

The Fort was constructed with huge walls and moats around the fort have made the Gadwala Fort very strong and impregnable. This is an important fort of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

Their main deity Sri Chennakesava Swamy Temple, Sri Venugopala Swamy temple, Sri Ramalayam and Water Body (Koneru) are located inside the Fort. Sri Pedda Soma Bhupala had defeated the Nawab of Kurnool and brought a 32 feet long Cannon considered as the biggest in the country and it is still in the fort.

How to reach

Gadwal is located nearly 96 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

12 Old Hindu fort & Inscriptions Panagal Panagal 13th-15th C.A.D

Old Hindu Fort & Inscriptions

Panagal Fort is one of the Famous Hill Forts in Telangana. It was built by Kalyani Chalukya Kings during 11th and 12th Centuries A.D. This is an important fort of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The fort is spread across hundreds of acres with Seven Gateways / Entrances. The Main entrance is called as Mundlagavini and is a special attraction of this fort. It was built with huge granite rocks.

The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region. The ruins of this fort in Mahabubnagar district is of archaeological significance. There are small ponds, Uyyala Mandapam, etc., with beautiful architecture inside of the fort.

Many deadly wars had taken place among the dynasties like Bahamani, Vijayanagara, Padmanayaka and Qutub Shahis etc at this fort. The famous stories like Balanagamma, Mayalapakir of stage and cinema have a connection with this place.

How to reach

It is located about 30 Kms away from Wanaparthy towards Kollapur and is well accessible by road.

13 Old Hindu Temples Medulapalli Veepangandla 13th-15th C.A.D
14 Old Hindu Temples Ammaipalli Veepangandla 13th-15th C.A.D
15 Old Hindu Fort & inscriptions Jetprole Veepangandla 15th C.A.D
16 Cairns Fathepur Kollapur 10th C.B.C
17 Cairns (Megalithic Burials) Dindi project Dindi 10th C.B.C
18 Cairns Site Dindi project Dindi 10th C.B.C
19 Stone Circle Kothur Kothur 10th-9th C.B.C.
20 Cairns (Locally known as Rakasi Gullu) Badepalli Jadcherla 10th C.B.C

Cairns (Locally known as Rakasi Gullu)

The Megalithic burials of cairns type are located on the outskirts of the Badepalli village. The historic burials offer a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

These burials are locally called as Rakasi Gullu. This is an important burial of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The ruins of Megalithic burials of cairns type in Mahabubnagar district are of archaeological significance and they represent the various burial methods in Megalithic era.

How to reach

Jadcherla is located nearly 25 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

21 Jami Masjid (Muslim Period) Badepalli jadcherla 16th C.A.D

Jami Masjid

Jami Masjid is located in the Bade Bazar area of Badepalli village in Jadcherla Mandal. The Jami Masjid was constructed in Qutub Shahi style of architecture datable to 16th Century A.D.

This is an important mosque of historical importance in Jadcherla Mandal of Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this region. The historic mosque offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the Jadcherla region.

How to reach

Jadcherla is located nearly 25 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

22 Stone Circle & Other Remains jadcherla jadcherla 10th - 9th C.B.C
23 Stone Circle Gollapalli jadcherla 10th - 9th C.B.C
24 Sri Ramaligeswara Swamy Temple Bhoothpur Bhoothpur 10th - 9th C.B.C

Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple

Bhoothpur village is located on the National Highway 7 close to the Mahabubnagar district headquarters. The temple is having a Garbagriha connected to 16 pillared Mandapa facing east. The ruins of this temple in Mahabubnagar district are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

The temple is dedicated to Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy. The Vimana of the temple is in pyramid stepped form. This is an important fort of historical importance in Bhoothpur village and represents the historical significance of this mandal. The temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the Bhoothpur region.

How to reach

Bhoothpur is located nearly 15 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

25 Telugu Inscriptions(Inscriptions carved on a small pillar) Koilkonda Koilkonda 16th C.A.D
26 Idgah of Hazrat Syed Abdul Rahman Chisti (Associated with the name of local saint) Koilkonda Koilkonda 16th-17th C.A.D
27 Fort Ashur Khana and Inscription (Built by Ibrahim QutubShah) Koilkonda Koilkonda 16th C.A.D

koilkonda Fort

Koilkonda is situated near Mahabubnagar town. As per the local history the fort was constructed by Koya tribal kings in the medieval period and hence known as Koilkonda or Koyyala konda fort. The height of the fort is 244 metres from the sea level. The ruins of this fort in Mahabubnagar district is of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

Although the fort was constructed by the Kakatiyas of Warangal initially, the Qutb Shahis of Golkonda strengthened and added several structures. The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

Inside the fort there is a Dargah known as Fatima Bee Dargah and two more Hindu temples. This is an important fort of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

Moharam Festival is being celebrated by locals every year. King Ibrahim Qutb Shah was received by the ruler of Koilkonda and extended support to the King during his return from Vijayanagaram to Golconda. Here is a stone inscription pillar belonging to the period of Ibrahim Qutb Shah. It played an important role in Medieval History of Deccan region.

How to reach

Koilkonda is located nearly 22 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

28 Megalathic Burials Ramachandrapur Mahaboobnagar 10th C.B.C
29 Old Mosque (Muslim period) Bijinepalli Bijinepalli 15th C.A.D

Old Mosque (Muslim period)

The old Mosque in late Qutub Shahi style is located in the Bijinepalli village and Mandal of Mahabubnagar District.

The Mosque has flat a roof with Qutub Shahi minarets at four corners. There are three arches before Quidba. It was constructed in Qutub Shahi style of architecture datable to 16th Century A.D.

This is an important mosque of historical importance in Bijinepalli Mandal of Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this region. The historic mosque offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

How to reach

Bijinepalli Mandal is located nearly 35km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

30 Cairns Nazrullabad jadcherla 10th C.B.C

Cairns

Nazrullabad village is on the way to Nagarkurnool from Mahabubnagar. On the outskirts of the village are located cairns stone circle burials.

The historic burials offer a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region. This is an important burial of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The stone circle burials of cairns type in Mahabubnagar district are of archaeological significance and they represent the various burial methods in old era.

How to reach

Nazrullabad village is located nearly 35 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

31 Stone Circles Bijinapalli Bijinapalli 10thth C.B.C
32 Cairns and Menhirs Nagarkurnool Nagarkurnool 10th C.B.C
33 Sri Bheemeswara Swamy Temple Endabetla Nagarkurnool 13th C.A.D
34 Hindu Temple Raghupati pet Kalwakurthy 13thC.A.D

Hindu Temple

Raghupati pet village is located in Kalwakurthy mandal of Mahabubnagar District. The temple has a Garbagriha connected to pillared Mandapa. The historic temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

The door jamb of the Garbagriha is guarded by Jaya and Vijaya, Vaishnava dwarapalakas. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is dated back to 13th Century A.D. The ruins of this temple in Mahabubnagar district is of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

This is an important temple of historical importance in Kalwakurthy Mandal of Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

How to reach

Kalwakurthy is located nearly 61 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

35 Jaina Temple Alvanpalli jadcherla 13th C.A.D

Jain Temple Alvanpalli

The Alvanpalli, (Gollathagudi) village is located close to Jadcherla Mandal headquarters. There is a rare temple built in large size bricks plastered with lime. The excavations nearby the settlement at Gollathagudi has brought to light Jainism vestiges besides Hindu Temple remnants belonging to early medieval times.

Jainism sculptures like Mahaveera, Parsvanatha and other objects were shifted to District Museum, Pillalamarri, Mahabubnagar and State Museum Hyderabad for preservation.

It is a rare brick temple belonging to 7th – 8th Century A.D. It is the only brick temple of Jainism faith which retained architectural features and stucco decorations. The stucco figurines discovered in the excavations exhibit the continuation of the lime plastic Art of Amaravathi School.

How to reach

Alvanpalli (Gollathagudi) village is located 10 km from Jadcherla Mandal headquarters and nearly 30 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

36 Ancient Monuments & Remains (Buddhist) Alvanpalli jadcherla 4th C.A.D

Ancient Monuments & Remains (Buddhist)

Alvanpalli (Gollathagudi) village is located close to Jadcherla Mandal headquarters. On the outskirts of the village, there are many traces of disturbed mounds with sculptures.

The historic mounds here offer a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region. These are important mounds of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represent the historical significance of this district.

The ruins of these mounds in Mahabubnagar district is of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

How to reach

Alvanpalli (Gollathagudi) village is located 10 km from Jadcherla Mandal headquarters and nearly 30 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

37 Old Tower (Muslim Period) Alvanpalli jadcherla 16th C.A.D
38 Stone Circle (Megalithic Burials) Balanagar Balanagar 10th-9th C.B.C.

Stone circle (Megalithic Burials)

The village of Balanagar is located near Mahabubnagar on the national highway 7. There are a number of cairn stone circles type Megalithic burials located on the outskirts of the village.

The historic burials offer a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region. These burials are locally called as Rakasi Gullu. This is an important burial of historical importance in Balanagar mandal of Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The ruins of Megalithic burials of cairns type in Balanagar mandal of Mahabubnagar district are of archaeological significance and they represent the various burial methods in Megalithic era.

How to reach

Balanagar is located nearly 40 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

39 Jamia Masjid of Md. Bin Humayun Shah Kundurg Kundurg 15th-17th C.A.D
40 Stone Circle Timmapur Itikala 10th-9th C.B.C
41 Megalithic Burials Mugha1gidda Farooqnagar 10th - 9th C.B.C
42 Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple Makthal Makthal 14th C.A.D

Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

A prominent Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is located in Makthal village. The temple has Garbagriha, Antharala and four pillared polished Mandapa. The historic temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

The moolavirat of the temple is Shivalinga. The Shikara of the temple is in Vesara style. The temple is dated back to 12th Century A.D.

This is an important temple of historical importance in Makthal region and represents the historical significance of this district.

The ruins of this temple is of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. It is one of the famous temples in Makthal region. Locals throng this Shiva temple in Makthal during festival occasions.

How to reach

Makthal is located nearly 63 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

43 Cairns (Megalithic burials) Makthal Makthal 10th C.B.C
44 Jami Masjid (Old Mosque Muslim period) Wanaparthy Wanaparthy

Jami Masjid (Old Mosque Muslim period)

Jami Masjid is located in Wanaparthy village and is constructed in late Qutub Shahi style. The Jami Masjid was constructed in Qutub Shahi style of architecture datable to 16th Century A.D.

This is an important mosque of historical importance in Wanaparthy village of Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this region.

The historic mosque offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the Wanaparthy region and is worshipped by local Muslims. Festivals like Ramzan and Muharram are celebrated here with gaiety.

How to reach

Wanaparthy is located nearly 60 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

45 Old Hindu Fort & Hill (south Indian style) Samastnanam Atmakur 13th C.A.D
46 Gudem Muka Gudulu (Belonging to rulers of Vishunkundin Dynasty) Bekkam Veepangandla 12th C.A.D
47 Temple Complex near District Museums Pillalamarri pillalamarri(T imasanipalli) Mahabunagar 16th C.A.D

Temple (Siva) in the District Museum Complex

The temple was dismantled from Srisailam dam submergence area to Pillalamarri and reconstructed in the premises of District Archaeological Museum. The temple consists of Garbagriha with a pillared Mandapa facing east.

This is an important temple of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The ruins of this temple in Mahabubnagar district is of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. Hence it is now located in the premises of District Archaeological Museum at Pillalamarri.

How to reach

The nearest airport is the Shamshabad International Airport located around 80 km from the town. Mahabubnagar railway station is well connected to other parts of Telangana State and Hyderabad, nearly 100 km away through national highway.

48 Dolmens Kummaronipalli Achampet 7th-6th C.B.C

Dolmens

On the outskirts of the Kummaronipalli village, Achampet mandal are located Dolmen type of Megalithic burials.

The historic burials offer a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

This is an important burial of historical importance in Achampet mandal of Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The ruins of Megalithic burials of Dolmen type in Achampet mandal of Mahabubnagar district are of archaeological significance and they represent the various burial methods followed in Megalithic era.

How to reach

Achampet mandal is located nearly 82 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

49 Kumbeswara Swamy Temple Makthal Makthal 13th C.A.D
50 Sri Chennakesava Swamy Temple Gangapur jadcherla 12th C.A.D

Sri Chennakesava Swamy Temple

Gangapur was an important religious centre during the Kalyani Chalukyan times.

Out of the several inscriptions found here one belongs to the time of Somesvara, four belongs to the time of Vikramaditya VI and three belongs to the time of Bhuloka Malla Somesvara III.

The inscriptions of the times of Vikramaditya VI dated back to 1091 A.D, testifies the existence of this temple and also refer to the gods Sagaresvaradeva, Kesavadeva, Komaresvaradeva, Somanathadeva, Salesvaradeva, Bhimesvara and Sri Pojjisvaradeva.

Of the monuments in Gangapur, the temple of Kesavasvami is the most important one. The main temple has entrance on the entrance on the east, south and north.

Each entrance is preceded by a porch and leads into the hall of the temple. The temple consists of a hall, an antarala and the Garbagriha. The superstructure is of the stepped pyramidal variety with a dome like crowning member and filial. The style of the temple is Kalyani Chalukyan. The principal deity in the temple is Kesava. There is a Ruined koneru (Tank) at the complex.

How to reach

Gangapur or Gangapuram is a village situated in Mahabubnagar District, about 5 km from the Jadcherla Railway station.

51 Megalithic Site Ramanutala Amanagal 10th C.B.C
52 Megalithic Site Amanagal Amanagal 10th C.B.C
53 Megalithic Site Mudumala Magnoor 10thC.B.C

Megalithic Burial site

Mudumala is a village located on the left bank of the river Krishna in Gadwal Taluk of Mahabubnagar district.

The site is known for the presence of the Megalithic / Iron age culture burials, avenues on the left bank of the river Krishna. They represent the Megalithic types and form a unique feature in the South Indian Megalithic Context (1000 B.C.).

The historic burials offer a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

This is an important burial of historical importance in Magnoor mandal of Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The ruins of Megalithic burials of Dolmen type in Magnoor mandal of Mahabubnagar district are of archaeological significance and they represent the various burial methods followed in Megalithic era.

How to reach

Mudumala village is located on the banks of river Krishna in Gadwal Taluk of Mahabubnagar district and is nearly 100 Km from Mahabubnagar town on Raichur road.

54 Nizamkonda Fort Timmapur Itikyal 17th C.A.D

Nizamkonda Fort

Ancient mud fort jaladurg(Called as Nizamkonda situated Middle of Timmapur.Nizamkonda Fort is a unique island fort in Telangana State constructed during Qutub Shahi times and continued as a military fort upto Nizams period.

It is in the midst of the River Krishna at Beechupally on Hyderabad – Bangalore national Highway and strategically located in between Karnataka and Telangana States, to check the trade activity from the upper reaches of the Krishna to the lower reaches i.e. upto the confluence of the river Krishna with Bay of Bengal. The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

It is a small fort built with stone, over which mud walls and parapet walls were raised and plastered with thick lime plaster.

There are few structures inside the fort area. Some say that this fort was built by Rani Lingamma of Gadwal Samsthanam. This is an important fort of historical importance in Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The construction was believed to have started in 1325 A.D. and completed by Raja Thirumalaraya in 1742 A.D.

How to reach

Nizamkonda Fort is in the midst of the River Krishna at Beechupally on Hyderabad–Bangalore national Highway. It is situated nearly 50 km from Mahabubnagar and 150 km from Hyderabad.

55 Old Hindu Temple Gollathagudi jadcherla 16th C.A.D

Old Hindu Temple

Alvanpalli (Gollathagudi) village is located close to Jadcherla Mandal headquarters. The Temple consists of Garbagriha connected to pillared Mandapa.

The Shikara of Temple is in stepped pyramidical style. The external walls of the Temple are decorated with plasters. The pillars of the Mandapa are in Kakatiya style.

The historic temple here offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

This is an important temple of historical importance in Jadcherla Mandal of Mahabubnagar district and represents the historical significance of this district.

How to reach

Alvanpalli (Gollathagudi) village is located 10 km from Jadcherla Mandal headquarters and nearly 30 km from the district headquarters of Mahabubnagar and is well accessible by road.

56 Ancient monuments and remains (Jaina) Alvanpalli jadcherla 6th C.A.D
57 Old Tower (Muslim Period) Gallathagudi jadcherla 16th C.A.D
58 Siva Temple Madugula Madugala 13th C.A.D

Siva Temple

The village Madugula is home to two temples which belong to the Kakatiya times (12th – 13th Century A.D.). The Siva temple at the outskirts of the village bears historical significance attested by inscriptions, sculptures and architecture.

The Garbhalaya, Arthamandapa, Mahamandapa are in dilapidated stage. The temple is enclosed by a compound wall with Shaivite Dwarapalas and also external walls representing the Kakatiya style. Inside, there are three inscriptions belonging to the Kakatiya period i.e. 12th and 13th Century A.D.

These sculptures of Ganesh, Nandi and Nagadevata belong to the Kakatiya period i.e. 12th – 13th Century A.D.

There is another Thrikuta Temple, in which three independent shines are connected to a Common Mandapa and just opposite to it is a free standing shrine with a small porch also belonging to the 13th Century A.D.

Though the temple is in dilapidated condition, the inscriptions, sculptures and the temple itself bears historical significance.

How to reach

The village Madugula is located nearly 80 km from Mahabubnagar and 30 km from Mal in Nalgonda District.

59 Siva Temple Complex Andugula Madugula 13th C.A.D