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Thousand Pillar Temple

Location : 4-km From Hanumakonda Crossroad In Warangal District
Architecture : Kakatiya Style Of Architecture
Built By : Rudra Devi
Dedicated To : Lord Shiva, Vishnu And Surya

A Specimen Of Kakatiya Architecture
Thousand Pillar Temple 4-km from Hanumakonda crossroad in Warangal district is the Thousand Pillar Temple, a fine specimen of 'Kakatiya' architecture and sculpture. It is the main attraction of Hanamkonda. The temple was built by 'Rudra Devi' in 1163 AD.

The temple is in shape of a star and has three shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Surya. The temple is built on a 1m high platform on the slopes of the Hanumakonda hill, and has a majestic monolithic Nandi. The black basalt Nandi, a monolith, has a lovely polished finish.

There are many small lingam shrines surrounding the gardens. The temple is famous for its richly carved pillars, screens and detailed sculpture. The atmosphere is calm and serene with the sonorous ringing of the puja bells, gentle chirping of the birds and the soothing cool breeze.

Places to stay in Warangal
Accommodation is available at the hotels in Warangal.

Hotels in Andhra Pradesh

How to Get There
  • Air
    The nearest airport is at Hyderabad, 157-km away.
  • Rail
    Warangal has a railway station and is well connected by rail to important cities of India.
  • Road
    APSTRC and Private buses connect Warangal with Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Karimnagar, Khammam and some other districts.

Tour Packages of Andhra Pradesh

Cultural Tour of Andhra Pradesh - SITP 30
( 6 Nights / 7 Days )
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Heritage Tour of South - SITP 22
( 13 Nights / 14 Days )
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