AN INSIDERS GUIDE TO VISITING PLACES NEAR WARANGAL
On the eastern edge of a southern state of India, stands the historical and mesmerizing city, Warangal. Capital of the Kakatian dynasty that ruled the southern part of India between the 12th to 14th centuries, Warangal was accorded the status of World Heritage City by UNESCO in February 2013. Along with many temples that are popularly known for their splendid architecture and delving history, the city is home to many hidden gems of Telangana. It is a destination that magnificently merges the state’s natural beauty with some marvellous architectural delights and attracts many tourists from different parts of the world. This edit will take you through all the places to visit near Warangal, the slowness and silence that seamlessly is a part of the season of monsoon, that sets this mesmerizing city apart from all other nearby tourist attractions and destinations near Hyderabad.
WHERE ROCKS SING
WARANGAL ROCK AND MUSICAL GRADEN
Located around 5 km from the famous Warangal Fort, the Warangal Rock and Musical Garden is a splendid display of rock sculptures of various wild animals like lions, rhinoceros, deers, wolves and others that are regionally found in the forest in and around the city making it a perfect vacation spot near Hyderabad. With an easy commute from the city’s railway station, the garden is spread across an area of about 15 acres with a man-made water body that offers the facility of boating for tourists to relax from within, amidst nature. There are a lot of structures that are made artificially to enhance the scenic beauty of the entire area. The addition that makes this garden unique and loved by all is the musical fountain and the massive rock formations carefully laid out to let you enjoy an evening of peace surrounded by light and music.
WHERE STARS COME ALIVE
A place for all the space lovers and the ones who adore being under a blanket of stars, the Warangal Planetarium will be your best choice if you are looking for something entertaining and educational. It was built with the aim to generate awareness about various astronomical concepts using methods that are easy to understand along with creating a sense of fun and excitement among the tourists.
Apart from experiencing the galaxy in the building, you can also visit Feriado Resorts, which is set amidst a dramatic landscape and offers the best stargazing experience in Telangana. Simply relax on a chair by the great Tadvai lake and get ready to gaze deep into the wonders of the sky.
WHERE IT’S ALL ABOUT HANDICRAFTS
WARANGAL HANDLOOM BAZAAR
The city of heritage and culture, Warangal, also is a production house of some of the most beautiful and aesthetic handicrafts, handloom pieces and traditional craft items. With places such as Lepakshi Handicraft Emporium, DWCRA Bazaar, and Hanumakonda shopping area, you can own some finely crafted and splendid-looking artisanal crafts. Artifacts and handworked pieces like brassware, dhurries, hand-woven Khadi and exquisitely made scroll paintings are some of the must-buy souvenirs from these areas. Apart from these, you can also get some spectacular crockery and decorative items for your homes that are intricately made with designs that depict the ancient history and culture of Telangana.
WHERE FOOD IS MADE WITH HERITAGE
Everyone deserves a feast of the local and traditional food delights after a day of shopping. To make your search for food easier, we’ve got you the best place near Warangal that offers you authentic south Indian delicacies. At Feriado Resorts, near Warangal, you are offered crisp, delicious and mouth-watering treats like crunchy dosas, soft idlis and traditionally cooked dum biryani. Get ready to embrace a tempting menu featuring diverse delicacies and taste the magic of our chef’s hands amidst the unity of Telangana’s finest flavours.
WHERE DIVINITY RESIDES IN ARCHITECTURE
Known for the splendid architecture and intricate carvings in and around the site, Ramappa Temple is an ancient worship and historical UNESCO World Heritage site built during the Kakatiyan rule. The temple took forty years to be completely constructed and is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and thus sometimes known as the Rudralingeshwara Temple. A must-visit site, the Ramappa Temple houses some very interesting facts and stories about the Indian history and has powerful vibrations that one can meditate on. Just at a distance of 45 km from this architectural marvel, stands Feriado Resorts, one of the most beautiful resorts near Ramappa Temple. Come visit the glory of Telangana.
WHERE NATURE MERGES WITH TECHNOLOGY
VAN VIGYAAN PARK
Built by the Forest Department of Telangana, the Van Vigyan Park is for all those who admire being in the midst of organic beauty and nature’s vibrations. Spread across an area of 50 acres, this park houses more than 220 species of flora and 100 species of fauna. Situated in the middle of the park is a library that consists of books by various authors on biodiversity and the environment. It also has an auditorium that hosts shows in various languages about the kinds of wild and botanical life that Telangana has. Many tourists usually spot various animals like Nilgai, Sambar, Spotted Deer, Rabbits, Sloth Bear and reptiles along with birds like peacocks, pigeons, ducks and doves during their visit to this accommodation.
From lush greenery to historical sites, from divine vibrations to bustling markets, Warangal can be your next weekend getaway from Hyderabad. So what are you waiting for, pack your bags and head up straight to the greens of Feriado Resorts, near Hyderabad, and quench your thirst for knowledge about the ancient dynasties of Telangana.
COME CLOSER TO NATURE, COME CLOSER WITH FERIADO.