Telangana abounds in a number of ancient temples. Lying in the Deccan Plateau, the region had been under the rule of various dynasties over the ages including the Nizams. The state is blessed with rich heritage that included ancient buildings, Hindu temples, mosques, churches and other religious sites.
Dating back to the days of the rule of Chalukyas and other Hindu ruling dynasties, Temples in Telangana are highly revered pilgrimage sites in India. Warangal-the cultural hub of Telangana, Hyderabad-capital city, the banks of holy River Godavari and River Krishna have some of the holiest temples and religious sites. Yadagirigutta Temple, Bhadrachalam Temple on the banks of Godavari River, Thousand Pillar temple, Keesaragutta Temple, Ramappa Temple, Sangameshwara temple, Gnana Saraswati Temple, Karmanghat Hanuman Temple, Birla Mandir Hyderabad, Kondagattu Temple, Meenakshi Agasteeshwara Swami Temple, Sri Raja Rajeshwara temple, Chaya Someswara Swamy Temple, etc. are some of the must visit names.