Thousand Pillar Temple

About Thousand Pillar Temple:

The most popular place to visit in Warangal is the Thousand Pillars Temple, located at the base of Hanamkonda hill. It was built in 12th century by the Kakatiya King Rudra Deva. Dedicated primarily to Lord Shiva, this temple is also known by the name of Sri Rudreshwara Swamy Temple. At this temple, three deities- Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Surya are worshipped. They are known as Trikutalayam. There are three shrines, one for each deity.

Currently under the maintenance of Archaeological Survey of India, Thousand Pillar Temple is known for intricately carved pillars. A massive sculpture of Nandi, carved out of a single rock, is another attraction of this temple. Rock cut elephants and exquisite engravings at the temple are also worth noticing.

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A place of worship and Ancient place
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, May, June, July, Summer, August, September, Autumn, October, November, Monsoon
Location: Hanamkonda, Warangal, Telangana, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

The nearest Airport Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Rajiv Gandhi International Airport to Thousand Pillar Temple is 172.8Kms

Railway Station: Kazipet Junction Railway Station

The nearest Railway station Kazipet Junction Railway Station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Kazipet Junction Railway Station to Thousand Pillar Temple is 8.3Kms

Bus Stand: Hanamkonda Bus station

The nearest Bus Stand is Hanamkonda Bus station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Hanamkonda Bus station to Thousand Pillar Temple  is 1.3Kms

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