8 Wonderful Tourist Places Near Hyderabad To Visit On A Weekends
Srisailam is 250kms from Hyderabad
The best and the nearest tourist destination form Hyderabad is Srsalam. Mallikarjuna Jyothirlinga is situated in the small town, one the 12 Jyotirlinga’s of India. The best place to stay in Srisailam is Haritha Hotel. It is about 250kms from Hyderabad.
Nagarjuna sagar Dam is 175kms from Hyderabad
Tourism is one of the very accessible and famous weekend tourist getaways from Hyderabad. A spectacular view when many tourists visit Nagarjunasagar on the event of dam gates being opened specially during monsoon season between September and October. Hotel Vijay Vihar is being well maintained and operated by Telangana Tourism and also one of the comfortable places to stay.
The dam was constructed in 1955. A day trip from Hyderabad is ideal to visit Nagarjunasagar.
Nagarjunakonda – can be accessed by boat it is well maintained by TSTDC
Ethipothala Falls are close to Macherla now in Andhra Pradesh is a waterfall area when water is released from the Nagarjuna Sagar from the bank canal. It is 25kms from Nagarjuna sagar dam
Warangal Fort is 130kms from Hyderabad. It takes about 3hrs to reach. The Yadava kings rule was from 8th century to 12th century and later Kakatiyas took over. The date of construction is not certain but historians along with archaeologists state that it was built by Ganapatideva and lived till 1262. His daughter Rudrama Devi, successor of the throne ruled till 1289 followed by her grandson Prataparudra II. His period was considered to be a "Golden Age". After 20 years it was under the control of Delhi Sultans.
Ramappa Temple Warangal
Located in Palampet village, which is 70kms from the city of Warangal. There's A Shivalinga. General Recherla Rudra the year 1213 CE has constructed the temple as per one of the inscriptions inside the temple complex. The Temple is proposed for UNESCO World Heritage Site certification "The Glorious Kakatiya Temples and Gateways".
Kurvapur is a popular pilgrimage place of lord Dattatreya. It is in Karnataka but can access to a coracle boat ride of 300mts. The 1st incarnation of Lord Dattatreya in Kaliyuga was Sripada Vallabha. This place is motioned as Gurudweepa in Scanda purana. Ramappa Temple Warangal is 130kms from Hyderabad
Kanaka Durga Temple is a renowned Temple of Goddess Durga situated in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. It is located on the Indrakeeladri hill.
Veerabhadra temple is in Lepakshi village in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. Lepakshi temple was constructed in the 16th century, the architecture is of Vijayanagara style, it has cornucopia of carvings and paintings almost everywhere in the temple.
The highlight of the temple is a giant Nandi (bull) and a monolithic stone mount of Shiva its nearly 200 metres from the temple complex it is believed to be one of the largest of its kind also hanging pillars makes it more famous.
Mantralayam, Raghavendra Swami, a great saint of the 17th Century, who took samadhi in front of his disciples alive.
Ahobilam is a very small village and a holy place in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.
The temple structure is of 15-16th century construction; it was then vandalised by Mughals in 1578. The surroundings are picturesque several mountain hills and great gorges if eastern ghats.
Narasimha swamy- the lion-headed with human body the Vishnu’s avatar atere are such nine Hindu temples dedicated to the Lord. The total stretch is of 8kms being lower Ahobilam and Upper Ahobilam also the steep gorge has many such temples.
Tadoba National Park
Tadoba National Park is about 386kms from Hyderabad. The Tadoba National Park has 3 forest ranges- Tadoba north range, Kolsa south range, and Morhurli range. It also has two lakes, the ‘Tadoba Lake,’ ‘Kolsa Lake.’