Thousand Pillar Temple at
Warangal, AP 

Thousand Pillar Temple is located 150 kms away from Hyderabad. It is an ancient temple built by Kakatiya King Rudra Deva and is a very popular temple in Andhra Pradesh. It was constructed in 1163 AD, in Chalukyan style. 

This famous Temple is constructed, on the slopes of the Hanumakonda hill,on a 1 metre high platform. This temple is built in star shape, with one thousand intricately carved pillars, and constituting three shrines - Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Surya. The black basalt Nandi, a monolith, has a lovely polished finish. 

It is a great Pilgrimage Center, where people from all the faith come for meditation and obtaining peace.

Main festivals at Thousand Pillar Temple

Maha Sivaratri, Ganesa Festival, Karthika Poornami, Nagula Chaviti and Kunkuma Pooja

Other attractions around the Thousand Pillar Temple

  • Warangal Fort
  • Bhadra Kali Temple
  • Jain MandirFor more details, please check here.
  • Reaching the Thousand Pillar Temple

    Air : The nearest airport is at Hyderabad which is 157-km away.

    Rail : Warangal is the nearest 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. 



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