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Monuments of Nalgonda

S.No Name of the Monument Village Mandal Period
1 Monolithic Pillar Nalgonda Nalgonda 13th C.A.D

Monolithic Pillar

Several types of free standing pillars are seen in Telangana as in other parts of India. The pillar erected on a square platform in Nalgonda town is a Monolithic one.

Its height on the platform is about 41 feet. The pillar is square to a height of 2.5 feet and above that, it is octagonal in shape. The historic Monolithic pillar offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

Erection of such a big Monolithic pillar shows the skill of the Deccan masons in handling huge blocks of masonry. The erection of pillar is dateable to 13th century A.D. This is an important pillar of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district. It is one of the famous pillars in Telangana state.

How to reach

The pillar is located in the heart of the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

2 Fort Nalgonda Nalgonda 13th C.A.D

Fort

There is a hillock in the Nalgonda town which is locally known as Kapiralagutta. On this hillock, stone fortification walls constructed during the period of Kakatiyas are noticed.

This is an important fort of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district.

After the fall of the Kakatiyas this area fell under the control of Qutb Shahis of Golkonda and Asafzahis.

The ruins of this fort are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. During their period, some of the portions of fort walls strengthened. The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

How to reach

Nalgonda fort is located in the heart of the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

3 Old Dams: Telugu & Persian Inscriptions (The tank was built in 1551 by ibrahim Qutub Shahi) Nalgonda Nalgonda 16th C.A.D

Old Dams: Telugu & Persian inscriptions (The tank was built in 1551 by ibrahim Qutub Shahi)

A bilingual inscription in Persian and Telugu was setup on the tank bund of Panagal in Nalgonda.

The content of the inscription is that while Ibrahim Qutb Shah was ruling the kingdom Rahmatullah, his well wisher had constructed the dam across the Musi River.

The details of the water sharing etc. are recorded in the inscription. The date of the inscription is mentioned as S’1472 (mistake for 1475) Pramoda, Magha su.15,somavara. (1554 A.D) Now this inscription has been since shifted to District Museum Panagal.

The District Archaeological Museum, Panagal is a historical museum established in Panagal village in Nalgonda district, Telangana. It is located close to the historic Chaya Someshwara Swamy Temple of Panagal village. The Panagal Museum was established in February 1982. Panagal in Nalgonda was a place of religious importance during Kakatiya period.

How to reach

Panagal is located nearly 4 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is well accessible by road.

4 Sri Pachalasomeswara Swamy Temple Panagal Nalgonda 12th-13th C.A.D

Sri Pachalasomeswara Swamy temple

There are three famous temples in Panagal. These are Pachala Someswara Swamy Temple,Venkateswara Temple and Chaya Someswara Temple Among these from the architectural and sculptural point of view, the most important one is the Pachala Someswara Temple. The historic temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the Panagal region.

It has the finest sculptural works. The ground plan of Pachala Someswara temple is different from others found in Telangana. It has four shrines and they are arranged three on the west while there is only one on the east with a common and large rectangular Mandapa. Locals throng the temple during festival occasions. It is one of the famous temples in Panagal area of Telangana state.

From the inscriptional evidence found at Panagal together with architectural style of the temple it may be assigned to 11th – 12th Century AD.

How to reach

Panagal is located nearly 4 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

5 Someswara Group of Temples Kolanupaka Aleru 12th C.A.D

Someswara group of temples

The village was known as Kollipaka according to the inscriptions of 10th -13th Century A.D. This region was ruled successively by Rastrakutas, Chalukyas of Kalyani and Kakatiyas of Warangal. Kolanupaka houses important temples of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district.

Literary evidences show that it was one of the great centres of Saiva religion and birthplace of Renukacharya. The historic temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region

He was one of the great Vira Saiva Saints and believed to have born from the Svayambhu Linga at Kolanupaka and absorbed again into it after preaching Virasaivism for a long time.

This temple is of archaeological significance and represents the various methods used in construction during that era. Locals throng the temple during festival occasions. It is one of the famous temples in Telangana state.

How to reach

Kolanupaka is located nearly 100 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and nearly 65 km from Hyderabad on Hyderabad-Warangal highway and is well accessible by road.

6 Stone Circles Tipparti Tipparti 10th-9th C.B.C
7 Stone Circles Nakrekal Nakrekal 10th-9th C.B.C.
8 Cairns & Menhirs Nakrekal Nakrekal 10th C.B.C
9 Cairns & Menhirs Nakrekal Nakrekal 10th C.B.C
10 Stone Circles Nakrekal Nakrekal 10th-9th C.B.C
11 Sri Venugopala Sri Sita Ramachandra Huzurnagar Huzurnagar 13th C.A.D
12 Fort Rachakonda Narayanapur 14th C.A.D

Fort

Rachakonda Fort is located near Choutuppal in Nalgonda district. The fort was built by Racherla chiefs of Velama community who made this as their capital. This is an important fort of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The fort is built on two lofty spurs of the hill. The forts were built of long and massive stone blocks measuring over 15`` x 1.10`` x 1.6`` without any mortar as binding material.

There are also square bastions in it, another example of the Hindu nature of the fort. The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

Later the fort was conquered by Sultan Quli Qutb Shah I (1518-43) and hence added to his Golconda kingdom. It played an important role in medieval history of Deccan. The fort is located on an ancient trade route and situated very close to National Highway i.e. Hyderabad – Vijayawada highway.

How to reach

Rachakonda Fort is located 16 km from Choutuppal in Nalgonda district, which is located on Hyderabad – Vijayawada National highway.

13 Fortification Raigir Bhongir 13th-14th C.A.D
14 Cairns (Megalithic Burials) Raigir Bhongir 10th C.B.C
15 Hill Fort Bhongir Bhongir 16th C.A.D

Hill fort

Bhongir fort is located on Hyderabad – Warangal Highway. The construction of the fort was initiated by the Chalukyas of Kalyani (10th century A.D.), and later it was subsequently developed and strengthened by the Kakatiyas (12th – 13th century A.D.) of Warangal.

This is an important fort of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of Telangana state.

Later on it was passed onto the hands of Qutb-Shahis of Golconda and Asafjahis of Hyderabad (17th- 18th century A.D). Interestingly the hill fort is located on a monolithic hillock. The historic temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

There are ruined palaces, gateways, tanks, secret pathways etc. inside the fort. It is one of the earliest forts in the Deccan region.

The inner walls represent different styles in their construction. The fort witnessed several battles between the Kakatiyas and Gajapathi’s of Orissa. The ruins of this fort are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. It was located strategically on an ancient trade route, connecting the east costal area.

How to reach

Bhongir fort is located nearly 45 km from Hyderabad on Hyderabad –Warangal Highway and is nearly 70 km from Nalgonda.

16 Inscriptions in Fort (Inscriptions in fort and town of Bhongir) Bhongir Bhongir 15th-16th C.A.D

Inscriptions in fort (Inscriptions in fort and town of Bhongir)

Bhongir fort is located on Hyderabad – Warangal Highway. The construction of the fort was initiated by the Chalukyas of Kalyani (10th century A.D.), and later it was subsequently developed and strengthened by the Kakatiyas (12th – 13th century A.D.) of Warangal.

The name of the town Bhuvanagiri now known as Bhongir seems to have been acquired after the name of Bhuvanaikamalla of Chalukyas of Kalyani. This is an important fort of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of Telangana state.

There are a number of stone inscriptions belonging to Chalukyas of Kalyani , Kakatiyas and Velama Chiefs which are located in the town.

The present inscription is near the entrance gate of the fort belongs to Western Chalukyas of King Thribhuvanamalla 1123 A.D. It records the gift of some dues from the oil millers for the god Someswaradeva of Bhuvangiri thirtha.

How to reach

Bhongir fort is located nearly 45 km from Hyderabad on Hyderabad –Warangal Highway and is nearly 70 km from Nalgonda.

17 Dargah of Hazarat ZamalBahar (Dargah is famous by local muslims) Bhongir Bhongir 17th C.A.D

Dargah of Hazarat ZamalBahar (Dargah is famous by local muslims)

The Dargah of Hazarat Zamal Bhahar is located few meters from the Bhongir fort on the way to Nalgonda road.

Hazarat Zamal Bhahar was a famous local Muslim saint. This is an important durgah of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district.

This Dargah belongs to Hazarat Zamal Bhahar and is being worshiped by local Hindus and Muslims. The historic durgah offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

This durgah is of archaeological significance and they represent the various religions coexisting peacefully right from the old era.

How to reach

Dargah of Hazarat Zamal Bhahar is located nearly 72 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

18 Buddhist and Andhra Site Nagavaram Valigonda 1st C.A.D
19 Megalithic Burials (Stone Circles) Nagavaram Valigonda 10th C.A.D.
20 Fort (Old Hindu Fort) Devarakonda Devarakonda 14th C.A.D

Fort (Old Hindu Fort)

Devarakonda fort is on the way to Nagarjunakonda, a famous Buddhist centre in the State. The fort is surrounded by a range of hills and at one time was considered as a formidable strong hold. The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

The antiquity of the forts goes back to Western Chalukyas period and it was subsequently strengthened by the Kakatiyas and finally became a strong hold of Velma Chiefs.

The ruins of this fort are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. Apart from Rachakonda, Devarakonda was another capital of Racherla Velma chiefs.

Inside this fort there are two temples dedicated to Siva and Rama. This is an important fort of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district.

How to reach

Old Hindu fort of Devarakonda is located nearly 50 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda in South West direction and is accessible by road.

21 Avenues (Megalithic Burials) Jankipur Suryapet 10th C.A.D
22 Buddhist and Andhra Sites Yeleswaram Chandampet 1st C.A.D
23 Stone Circles Huzurnagar Huzurnagar 10th-9th C.B.C
24 Cairns Huzurnagar Huzurnagar 10th C.B.C
25 Stone Circles Huzurnagar Huzurnagar 10th-9th C.B.C
26 Stone Circles Huzurnagar Huzurnagar 10th-9th C.B.C
27 Cairns Huzurnagar Huzurnagar 10th C.B.C
28 Muslim Mosque Dargah & Fort Nagulapadu Penphad 14th15th C.A.D

Muslim mosque Dargah & fort

There is a Muslim tomb in Nagulapadu village. This tomb is attributed to a martyr whose name is not known.

It consists of a square chamber crowned by a dome. The fornication walls are dilapidated. The ruins of this tomb are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

This is an important tomb of historical importance in Nalgonda district which also represents the historical significance of this Telangana district.

How to reach

Nagulapadu village is located nearly 65 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

29 Trikuta Temple Nagulapadu Penphad 12th C.A.D

trikuta temple

Nagulapadu village is situated on the east bank of Musi river close to Suryapet. There are five inscriptions of Kakatiya period and two main temples are situated here close to one another.

Temple no 1 (Trikuta temple)
The first inscription is on a stone right side of the door way of Trikuta temple. It records that Racherla katireddy established the gods Nameswara, Aytesvara and Kateswara for the merit of his father, his mother and himself and gave gifts to these gods.

This is typical Kakatiya Trikuta temple. The temple is situated on an upapita having a central hall or navaranga and shrines on three sides i.e., towards north , west and south and a portico towards east.

Temple no 2
This is typical Kakatiya single shrine temple built on an upapita approched by a flight of seven steps with porches on three sides of hall and a shrine on western side.

It has mouldings similar to that of Trikuta temple of Hanumakonda and Ramappa temple of Palempet.

How to reach

Nagulapadu village is situated nearly 25 km from Suryapet which is again nearly 52 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road..

30 Pillalamarri Temples Pillalamarri Suryapet 1203 C.A.D

Pillalamarri temples

Pillalamarri village is situated northeast of Suryapet. This village was the head quarters of the Racherla family, who were the famous feudatories of the Kakatiyas. Three important temples having architectural and sculptural wealth are located in this village. They were constructed during 13th Century AD by Racherla family. These are important temples of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represent the historical significance of this district.

Erakeswara temple: This temple is cruciform in plan having three porticos on east, north and south and a garbhalaya on the west. The sikara constructed on the garbhagriha is of brick and lime and decorated all over by miniature turrets.

Nameswara temple: This temple is located inside the village within a stone prakara. The plan of the temple is simple and consists of portico facing east a hall behind it and an antarala and garbhagriha to the west.

Trikuta temple: This temple is also constructed in the village within a square compound to the north of Nameswara temple. This temple built on cruciform plan is facing east having three shrine on north , west and south.

How to reach

Pillalamarri village is situated about 5 km northeast of Suryapet. Suryapet is located nearly 52 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is well accessible by road.

31 Fortifications (old Hindu Fortifications built on a hill) Lokanda Suryapet 15th-16th C.A.D
32 Buddhist & Andhra Site Phanigiri Thirumalagiri 2ndC.A.D To 4thC.A.D

Buddhist & Andhra site

Etymologically, the village Phanigiri seems to have derived its name from the shape of hillock located on the northern side of the village, which looks like a snake hood. In Sanskrit, Phani means Snake, Giri means hillock.

The excavations conducted here have yielded a Maha Stupa, a stone pillared congregation hall, three Viharas, two Apsidal Chaityagruhas, Sculptured panels including Jataka stories, Brahmi lable inscriptions belonging to Satavahana and Ikshavaku dynasties, coins belonging to Mahatalavarasa, Satavahana and Ikshavaku Kings besides early historic cultural materials dateable to 1st Century B.C. to 3rd Century A.D.

This is the only site which yielded panels carved with Jataka Stories after Amaravati, Nagarjuna konda and Goli.

During the scientific clearance works on January 6, 2015 a valuable dull red ware earthen pot with silver container consisting of 11 miniatures beads, three silver and three thin gold flower petels were discovered at the north eastern corner of Mahastupa, at base of drum portion.

A Potin Coin (weighing 1.3gms dia 1.5 cms) was also collected from the surface. On the obverse of the coin, bust of the male figure (King) and on the reverse a ship with legend of 3rd CAD characters are depicted. Preliminarily it is deciphered as Mahakshtrapa.

In view of this discovery, it can be assessed that this Maha stupa may be considered as Paribhogika stupa (containing the personal belongings of Buddhist monks).

How to reach

Phanigiri is located nearly 90 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

33 Dolmens, Cairns, Venues Phanigiri Thirumalagiri 1stC.A.D
34 Andhra & Buddhist Sites Gajulabanda Thirumalagiri 1st C.A.D
35 Andhra & Buddhist Sites Thirumalagiri Thirumalagiri 1st C.A.D
36 Andhra & Buddhist Sites Singaram Ramannapet 1st C.A.D.
37 Andhra & Buddhist Sites Wardhamankota Arwapalli 1st C.A.D
38 Ugranarsimha Swamy Temple Undrugonda Suryapet 12th C.A.D

Ugranarsimha swamy temple

Ugranarsimhaswamy temple is located on Undrugondadurgam (fort). The image of Narsimhaswamy on Garuda peetam is under a natural cave which was converted as a temple by constructing a garbhalaya and pillared mandapa.

Remnants of fortification walls are seen on the Undrugonda fort. At the foot of the fort an open mandapa is located.

The ruins of this temple as well as fort are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region. This is an important fort of historical importance in Vemchimla mandal of Nalgonda district and the Ugranarsimhaswamy temple here represents the historical significance of this region.

Locals throng the temple during festival occasions.

How to reach

Undrugonda is located nearly 62 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

39 Cairns & Cromlechs Balayaram Suryapet 10th C.B.C
40 Cairns & Cromlechs Masareddipalli Suryapet 10th C.B.C
41 Stone Circles Aravapalli Aravapalli 10th-9th C.B.C
42 Avenues Chinnapur Suryapet 10th C.B.C
43 Stone Circles Karremula Suryapet 10th-9th C.B.C
44 Stone Circles Itur Thirumalagiri 10th-9th C.B.C
45 Avenues Yarkaram Suryapet 10th C.B.C
46 Cairns Yangala Penphad 10th C.B.C
47 Cairns Circles Adloor Shaligouraram 10nt C.B.C
48 Menhirs Koravaram Bhongir 10nt C.B.C
49 Basavanna Temple Koravaram Bhongir 13th C.A.D

Basavanna temple

Basavanna temple is located in Koravaram village. This temple has been built on high Adistana with entrance from southern side.

The grabhagriha is located on western side with antarala and pillared mandapa. The historic temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

In the centre of the shrine Sivalinga is enshrined. Infront of the temple i.e., on southern side a big Nandi (Basavanna) is placed on a pedestal.

Hence this temple is known as Basavannagudi. The ruins of this temple are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. Locals throng the temple during festival occasions.

How to reach

Rajapet mandal is located nearly 105 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

50 Sri Adi Varaha Laxmi Narasimha and Venugopala Swamy Temple Burugadda Huzurnagar 12th C.A.D

Sri Adi Varaha Laxmi Narasimha and Venugopala swamy temple

Burugadda village is a historical one having inscriptional evidence of Chalukya and Kakatiya kings.

A stone inscription is located in the premises of Venugopala swamy temple which is dateable to S’ 1190 (1268 A.D) and belongs to Rudradevamaharajulu (Queen Rudramadevi).

The inscriptions states that while Srimanmaha mandalesvara Kakatiya Rudradeva maharajulu were ruling the kingdom, Devakiputradasa, the younger brother of his pradani, Satram Bollamraju set up in the middle of the village Burugadda, the temple Chenna Gopinatha along with his two pirattis (wives) Sridevi and Bhudevi for the good of all the people and granted gifts for the anga and ranga bhogas etc. This is an important temple of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district. Locals throng the temple during festival occasions.

The temple consists of garbhagriha, antarala and closed mandapa with a pillared porch within stone prakara.

A large Vishnu idol in the sayana posture is an important object of worship in this temple. This temple is dateable to 13th century A.D.

How to reach

Huzurnagar Mandal is located nearly 80 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

51 Sri Parvathi Bhimeswara Swamy Temple Huzurnagar Huzurnagar 12th C.A.D

Sri Parvathi Bhimeswara swamy temple

The temple consists of garbhagriha and antarala with opened pillared mandapa. This temple has been totally renovated without disturbing the garbhagriha.

This is an important temple of historical importance in Huzurnagar area of Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district.

The historic temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the Huzurnagar region. The temple is of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

How to reach

Huzurnagar is located nearly 80 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

52 Kanaka Durga Ammavari Temple Huzurnagar Huzurnagar 13th-14th C.A.D
53 Siva Temple Theretpalli Chanduru 13th-14th C.A.D
54 Sri Rajarajeswari Devi Temple Gudivada Kethipalli 12th-13th C.A.D

Sri Rajarajeswari Devi temple

The temple consists of Garbhagruha, Arthamandapa and pillared mandapa having central four pillars with rangasila and ten short pillars on kakshasana with entrance on southern side.

In Garbhagruha a Siva Linga, facing east is enshrined. This is a typical type of temple having the entrance on southern side with a flight of steps, where as the Linga is in the shrine which is located on Western side.

Purnakumbha motifs are carved on either side door jambs of Garbhagruha. A typical Kakatiya Nandi carved in black basalt is kept in the mandapa facing Siva Linga. In front of the temple i.e., on the southern side, there is a double storied mandapa.

On stylistic grounds, this temple can be dated back to 12th - 13th Century AD. This is an important temple of historical importance in Kethipalli Mandal of Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district.

How to reach

Kethipalli mandal is located nearly 32 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

55 Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Palem Nakrekal 18th C.A.D

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha swamy temple

The Sri Laxminarsimha swamy temple here at Palem village consists of garbhagriha, antarala and pillared mandapa facing east. In front of the temple there is a big gopuram.

The ruins of this temple are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

The temple and gopuram were reconstructed recently. This is an important temple of historical importance in Nakrekal Mandal of Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district.

From the architectural point of view the temple can be dateable to late medieval period. Locals throng the temple during festival occasions. It is one of the famous temples in Nakrekal Mandal.

How to reach

Nakrekal Mandal is located nearly 29 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is well accessible by road.

56 Sri Amaralingeswara Swamy Temple Amaravaram Huzurnagar

Sri Amaralingeswara Swamy Temple

A late Kakatiya period Siva temple is located in Amaravaram village. The temple consists of garbhalaya and eight pillared mandapa facing east.

The historic temple offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

Sivalinga is enshrined in the garbhalaya and a Nandi is kept in the mandapa facing Sivalinga.

This is an important temple of historical importance in Huzurnagar mandal of Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this region. Locals throng the temple during festival occasions.

How to reach

Huzurnagar Mandal is located nearly 80 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

57 Sri Fort Khilla (Rajakota) Rajapeta Rajapet
58 Fortifications Undrugonda Vemchimla

Fortifications

The ruins of this fort are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

The central pillars are carved in typical Kakatiya style. The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.

The fort seems to have been built during Kakatiya times and was under the control of Muslim invaders after the fall of Kakatiyas. This is an important fort of historical importance in Nalgonda district and represents the historical significance of this district.

How to reach

Undrugonda is located nearly 62 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

59 Sri Chaya Someswara Swamy Temple Panagal Panagal

Sri Chaya Someswara swamy temple

Sri Chaya Someswaraswamy temple is a Trikutalaya having garbhagrihas and antaralas on northern, eastern and western sides with a common mandapa towards southern side.

Remnants of fortification walls are seen on the Undrugonda fort. At the foot of the fort an open mandapa is located.

The ruins of this temple as well as fort are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era.

The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region. This is an important fort of historical importance in Vemchimla mandal of Nalgonda district and the Ugranarsimhaswamy temple here represents the historical significance of this region.

Locals throng the temple during festival occasions.

How to reach

Undrugonda is located nearly 62 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is accessible by road.

60 Veeranarayana Swamy Temple Kolanupaka Kolanupaka

Veeranarayana swamy temple

Kolanupaka village is situated on Warangal- Hyderabad highway. The village was known as Kollipaka in the inscriptions of 10th -13th Century A.D.

This was ruled successively by Rastrakutas, Chalukyas of Kalyani and Kakatiyas of Warangal.

According to an inscription on the inner wall of the mukhamandapa of the Veeranarayana swamy temple, during the Western Chalukya period C.V 29 arana, Chitra , Purnima , Adivara , lunar eclipse (A.D. 1104, March 13, Sunday), Kumara Mahamandaleswara Jagaddeva, a subordinate of Tribhuvanamalla, made gifts to the god Jagaddevanarayanadeva, consecrated by him , for anga, ranga, bhogas. This is a large temple in Kolanupaka but devoid of architectural beauty. In front of the temple there is a monolithic Garuda pillar erected. Locals throng the temple during festival occasions.

How to reach

Kolanupaka village is situated at distance of 7 km from Aler railway station, located 80 km from Hyderabad on Secunderabad - Vijayawada Railway line.