Heritage in Warangal

Warangal is recognized as one of the best heritage cities of India. It is 145 km away from the state capital Hyderabad. It is also the second largest city in the state of Telangana. The city's name is derived from the Telugu word Orugallu – 'Oru' which means one and the word 'gallu' meaning stone. The city was the capital of the great Kakatiya rulers who reigned between 12th and 14th centuries.

According to the history of Warangal, the Prola Raja of great Kakatiya dynasty built the beautiful city in 12th century. The Kakatiyas, who ruled the place for more than 200 years, have left the succeeding generations, many grand monuments and architectural wonders like the famous Warangal fort, Swayambhu Temple and many other amazing ancient structures. The Warangal Fort, which is the main attraction of the city is spread over a radius of 19 kilometers between Warangal and Hanamkonda. The fort was constructed in the 13th century in the reign of the Kakateya King Ganapati Deva. The Warangal fort is most famous for its graceful and finitely carved arches and pillars. This fort has four large stone gateways.

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Warangal fort is located at a distance of 3-4 km from Warangal city, which is well connected by road and rail from Hyderabad, approx.140 km away.

All days of the week
10:00 am – 7:00 pm

There are many hotels offering quality food in the city of Warangal. Haritha Kakatiya Hotel in Warangal City offers delicious fare for tourists.

Tourists can buy some small antiques sold here and booklets with information on Warangal fort.

Haritha Kakatiya Hotel in Warangal City handles the tourist flow to the heritage city of Warangal and other close by tourist attractions.

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital
Sherpura, Warangal, Telangana 506007
099638 67620

Kakatiya Medical College
Rangampet Street, Warangal, Telangana 506007
0870 244 6355

Phone number
0870 257 1339