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Prepare to gape at the magnificent architecture and lacquered facade of ornate buildings, in the glorified regal Mahbubnagar, the centre of the Satavahana dynasty and the Chalukya dynasty. With its rich cultural background and architectural heritage, Mahbubnagar and its near-by areas are home to some of the best examples of antiquated culture and legacy. The entire town is bathed in a nostalgic shade of history. Mahbubnagar in Telangana has its share of beautiful places and very well could be a destination you may not want to miss for your next trip. So pack your bags and get started to explore this beautiful town and its near-by places. Mahbubnagar puts you in a time warp with that timeless old-world charm of the historical marvels, and here is a list of must-sees when in town.
How To Reach Mahbubnagar
By Air: The closest airport to reach Mahbubnagar is located in Hyderabad. The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is near about 92 km from this historical town.
By Rail: The Mahbubnagar Railway Junction is located in the town itself. The station is well connected by regular trains to the other parts of the country.
By Road: The town of Mahbubnagar does not have its own bus junction for now. The nearest bus terminus is located at Wanaparthy, Andhra Pradesh, at a distance of 45 km from the town.
Best Time To Visit Mahbubnagar
The winter months make the most favourable time to visit the town of Mahbubnagar. In the months between December and February, the weather remains pleasant and windy with the temperature varying between 25°C and 30 °C.
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Farahabad makes for an ideal getaway for all the nature lovers seeking peace and tranquility. Nestled amidst the lush green thickets of the Nallamala Hills in the Eastern Ghats, Farahabad, as one of the less- frequented places, offers to its visitors an untamed and unadulterated natural splendour. From beautiful sunsets over-looking the verdant valleys to trekking into the wilds, Farahabad will leave you spoilt for choices and is definitely a must-visit destination when in Mahbubnagar.
Pillalamarri is an age-old elaborate banyan tree, with its branches sprawling out over an area of 3 acres of land in Mahbubnagar. Yes! You have to witness it to believe it. The 800 year old banyan tree supposedly can provide shelter to nearly 1000 people in its shade. Nature, the maverick magician, never fails to surprise the mortals with its marvellous creations. This is one place that must be on your checklist when in Mahbubnagar.
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Snuggled between the Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers, Gadwal has a long ancient history of the antiquated territorial rules of the Satavahana dynasty and the Chalukya dynasty. Formerly known as the Vidvadgadwala, Gadwal is home to the exquisite Chennakeshwaralayam Temple and the impregnable Gadwal Fort, constructed by Peda Soma Bhupaludu in the 17th Century.
The district of Mahbubnagar is home to many magnificent architectural edifices and religious sites. Alampur boasts of famous temples like the Navabrahma temples and the famous Jogulamba Temple in one temple complex. These temples date back to the ancient 7th - 8th centuries A.D. and also there is a total of nine temples that were built on the banks of the river Tungabhadra. These temples are sanctified to the mythological figure of Lord Shiva where he manifests in a total of 9 different avatars. Explore the remaining fragments of this magnificent historical architecture scattered all around the place.