Telangana in Andra Pradesh now owns its own tourist places and attraction. The State of Telangana might be new but its history and culture have endless opportunities for every traveller. Telangana is famous for its rocky terrain and the local people have justified it even more with some really awesome forts.
Charminar is no doubt, the most popular tourist attraction in Telangana. Located at the heart of the City Of Nizams, Charminar has many stories depicting the intent behind its construction. Situated on the east bank of the Musi River, the minar is also surrounded by Laad Bazar and Makah Masjid. It is situated in the centre of the city so being there it is always crowded and it has some best view throughout the day. Ramadan prayers at Charminar and markets see the approaching roads getting crowded to the extent of ceasing the movement completely. This one tops the list of places to visit in Telangana.
Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad
In the times of the Nizams, Chowmahalla Mahal was said to be the centre of Hyderabad and the grand architecture rightly justifies it. The palace comprises of 2 courtyards, a Darbar Hall, fountains and gardens. The place is best suited to host cultural and corporate dinners and large scale events amidst the backdrop of a combination of architectural styles. The vibrant colours of the Mahal are truly a beauty to the eyes.
Golconda fort is easily accessible for all the tourists. Golconda actually consists of 4 forts with a common outer boundary. The fort is of prime importance in the history of Telangana with regards to Aurangzeb’s succession over the Deccan region. The fort was previously ruled by the Qutub Shahi dynasty. The long corridors in the forts make for an ideal spot for a small picnic with children from Hyderabad.
The legends say that it was in the forests near Bhadrachalam that Ram, Sita and Lakshman had come to spend the years of their exile and this is the place from where Sita was abducted by Ravana. One can find the ancient Rama-Sita temple here which finds its mentions in the ancient scriptures. For tourists, long roads with dense tree branches hanging overhead make for a pleasant road trip from Hyderabad over a long weekend or as a part of a trip to Tourist places in Telangana.
If one has to look for the most beautiful man-made lake, Pakhal lake will surely top the charts. To add to the beauty, the lake is surrounded by the Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary that is popular among tourists for tiger, leopard and bear spotting. A large number of other animals including panthers and cobras can also be seen. The lake is also popular among tourists as a place to chill and camp at times.