Best Tourist Places In Telangana

Charminar:

Charminar
Charminar

Charminar located at the heart of the city of Pearls, is one of the most popular and best tourist places in Telangana. This famous monument and mosque is listed among the most recognized structures of India. This main attraction of the city is situated on the east bank of Musi River. As the name represents, Charminar has four arches which are about 56 meters high. Tourists can have a bird’s eye view of the city of Nizams from the top of the  fort.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1 hour
Best time to visit: October to March

Places to visit near Charminar:

  • Mecca Masjid
  • Chowmahalla Palace
  • Salar Jung Museum
  • Sudha Cars Museum
  • Nehru Zoological Park

Golconda Fort:

Golconda Fort
Golconda Fort

Golconda fort, a major tourist attraction for tourists is situated towards the western outskirts of city at a distance of 11 Km away from Nampally Railway Station. Along with Charminar, Golconda comes in the list of best tourist places in Telangana. It’s not only an important tourist attraction but it is also an ideal picnic spot for locals due to its long corridors in the fort.

Ideal Visit Duration: 2 hours
Best Time to visit: October to March

Places to visit near Golconda Fort:

  • Sanghi Temple
  • Birla Mandir
  • NTR Gardens
  • Sudha Car Museum
  • Shri Jagannath Temple

Hussain Sagar Lake:

Hussain Sagar Lake:
Hussain Sagar Lake

A necklace shaped lake located at a distance of 3.5 Km away from Nampally Railway Station. Hussain Sagar lake is the largest artificial lake in Asia. The lake is surrounded by many parks, so if you are looking for day trips in Hyderabad, this would be an ideal spot for you. This is even an ideal place to try out water sports like kayaking, speed boats, motor boats etc.

Ideal Visit Duration: 2-3 hours
Best Time to visit: Oct to March

Places to visit near Hussain Sagar Lake:

  • Birla Temple
  • NTR Gardens
  • Lumbini Park
  • Sanjeevaiah Park
  • Jalavihar

Birla Mandir:

Birla Mandir:
Birla Mandir

 Birla Mandir, situated at a distance of 2.5 Km away from Nampally Railway Station is considered as one of the best tourist attractions of Telangana. The temple is constructed in 1976 by Birla Foundation and it is dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara. The white marble temple built on 280 feet high hillocks called Naubat Pahad.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1 hour
Visiting Timings: 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Places to visit near Birla Mandir:

  • Tank Bund
  • Birla Planetarium
  • Prasads
  • NTR Gardens
  • Hussain Sagar Lake
  • Sanghi Temple

Ramoji Film City:

Ramoji Film City
Ramoji Film City

It is one the best tourist places in Telangana which is located at a distance of 35 Km away from Nampally Railway Station. This is the largest integrated film city in the world and moreover it attracts millions of travelers from all over the country. It is spread over 1666 acres which includes many natural and artificial attractions.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1-2 Days
Visiting Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
Best Time to visit: October to March

Chowmahalla Palace:

Chowmahalla Palace
Chowmahalla Palace

The palace is built by Nizam Salabat Jung which was once the official residence of Nizams of Hyderabad. The palace is located in the Old city which is just 5 Km away from Nampally Railway Station. This Royal Palace comes in the list of major tourist attractions in Hyderabad due its unique architectural style and elegance.

Ideal Visit Duration: 2 Hours
Visiting Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Places to visit near Chowmahalla Palace:

  • Mecca Masjid
  • Salar Jung Museum
  • Qutub Shahi Tombs
  • Falaknuma Palace
  • Nizam Museum

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam:

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

This dam is built across the river Krishna in Nalgonda District, Telangana. This Dam is 490 feet tall and 1.6 Km long with 26 gates, also it is one of the largest and tallest Masonry Dam in Telangana state. The Dam gates are open in Monsoon season which is the best time to visit Nagarjuna Sagar.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1 Full Day
Best Time to visit: November to February

Places to visit near Nagarjuna Sagar Dam:

  • Nagarjuna Konda
  • Ethipothala Falls
  • Nagarjuna Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Nagarjuna Konda Museum

Qutb Shahi Tomb

Qutb Shahi Tomb
Qutb Shahi Tomb

Qutb Shahi tombs are located in Ibrahim Bagh, which is approximately at a distance of 10 Km away from the iconic monument of Hyderabad, Charminar. Qutb Shahi tomb consists of tombs and mosques built by various kings of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. The display of Persian, Hindu and Pathan architectural designs are dedicated to the seven kings who ruled Golconda for nearly 170 years.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1 Hour
Visiting Timings: Timings: 9:30 A.M to 6:30 P.M

Places to visit near Qutb Shahi tombs:

  • Golconda Fort
  • Shri Jagannath Temple
  • Birla Mandir
  • Salar Jung Museum

Thousand Pillar Temple:

Thousand Pillar Temple:
Thousand Pillar Temple

It is located in Hanamkonda, Warangal district and is counted as one of the popular tourist places to visit in Telangana. The temple is built by King Rudra Dev in the year 1163 and is dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Surya. Most importantly, it is one of the fine and earliest available examples of Kakatiya art, architecture and sculpture.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1-2 Days
Best Time to visit: November to February

Places to visit near Thousand Pillar Temple:

  • Kakatiya Musical Garden
  • Bhadrakali Temple
  • Warangal Fort
  • Pakhal Lake

Bhongir Fort:

Bhongir Fort
Bhongir Fort

This Fort is located in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri District and is 1.3 Km away from Bhuvanagiri Railway Station. This is one of the popular weekend getaways from Hyderabad. Bhongir Fort is an ideal place for adventure seekers as one can try activities like rappelling, trekking, rock climbing etc. So this is the best tourist place in Telangana for those who love adventures.

Ideal Visit Duration: 4-5 Hours
Best Time to Visit: October to March

Places to visit near Bhongir Fort:

  • Yadagirigutta Temple
  • Surendrapuri

Ananthagiri Hills:

Ananthagiri Hills
Ananthagiri Hills

These hills are located in Vikarabad district of Telangana. It is the birthplace of Musi River that flows through Hyderabad. Ananthagiri Hills is a great place for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts to explore.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1 Full Day
Best Time to visit: October to March

Places to visit near Ananthagiri Hills:

  • Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple
  • Nagasamudram Lake

Bhadrachalam

Bhadrachalam Temple
Bhadrachalam Temple

A is a pilgrimage town located in Khammam district of Telangana. Firstly, the destination is famous for Sri Rama Temple built by a devotee named Kancherla Gopanna popularly known as Bhakta Ramadasu in 17th century. This famous pilgrimage place attracts thousands of devotees throughout the year.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1 Full Day
Best Time to visit: October to March

Places to visit in Bhadrachalam:

  • Papi Kondalu
  • Bhadrachala Rama Temple
  • Sri Sitaramachandra Swamy Temple
  • Parnasala

Medak Cathedral

Medak Cathedral best weekend getaway from hyderabad
Medak Cathedral

This famous Church is located in Medak which is 100 Km away from Hyderabad. Certainly, it is one of the largest churches in India. Medak is also counted in best weekend getaways from Hyderabad as it has many popular tourist attractions to visit nearby.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1-2 Days
Best Time to visit: October to March

Places to visit near Medak Church:

  • Medak Fort
  • Wargal Saraswathi Temple
  • Singur Dam

Vemulawada Temple:

Vemulawada Temple-tourist place in Telangana
Vemulawada Temple

Vemulawada is one of the top pilgrimage places in Telangana. Sri Raja Rajeswari Swamy Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is certainly the most  famous temple in Vemulawada. The temple is located at a distance of 150 Km away from Hyderabad. It attracts thousands of devotees every month from both the states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Unlike other temples, this temple even houses a Dargah where all the devotees offer prayers irrespective of caste and creed.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1 Full Day
Best Time to visit: December to February

Places to visit near Vemulawada Temple:

  • Sri Bhimeswara Swamy Temple
  • Baddi Pochamma Temple
  • Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

Kuntala Waterfalls:

Kuntala Waterfalls - Weekend getaway from hyderabad

These waterfalls are the highest and the most famous waterfalls located in Adilabad district of Telangana. Moreover the waterfalls are surrounded by dense forests inhabited by tribal community. It is one of the best tourist places in Telangana and also a popular weekend getaways from Hyderabad.

Ideal Visit Duration: 1 Full Day
Best Time to visit: September to December

Places to visit near Kuntala Waterfall

  • Pochera Falls
  • Kanakai Waterfalls
  • Gayatri Waterfalls

Nehru Zoological Park:

Nehru Zoological Park
Nehru Zoological Park

Popularly called as Hyderabad Zoo Park is named after the first President of India, Jawaharlal Nehru and is open to public since 1963. The zoo houses 100 species of birds, animals and reptiles which includes animals like the Bengal Tiger, Indian Elephant, python, Indian Rhino, Asiatic lion etc. The zoo park is spread across 380 acres and is well equipped. It hosts safari trips, large aquarium and many more which makes this the best place for a day trip in Hyderabad.

Ideal Visit Duration: 4 – 5 Hours
Visiting Timings: Timings: 8:30 A.M to 5 P.M
Closed on Mondays

Places to visit near Nehru Zoological Park

  • Shamirpet Lake
  • Peddamma Temple
  • Sudha Cars Museum
  • Chowmahalla Palace
  • Charminar
  • Mecca Masjid

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