Best Sightseeing Places in Karimnagar
Prior going for your Karimnagar vacation, you must know which places you should
This fort is located on the banks of the River Manair. This fort had been the point of
power for several dynasties including the Bahmanis, Mughals, Kakatiya dynasty, Qutub
Shahis and Asaf Jahis, which is of high historical importance.
Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy Temple:
This temple is located at a distance of 37 KM from Karimnagar. As per the local people,
the temple was built by a shepherd around 300 years ago. However, the present
construction of the temple is known to be done by Krishna Rao Deshmukh, 160 years
ago. The birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman, 'Hanuman Jayanti' is celebrated with
grand affair and gusto in this temple.
Vemulawada is famous for its pond named as Koneru and is well known as the Dharma
Gundam. The water of this pond is known to have healing power. The region is majorly
visited by the people on the time of Mahashivratri.
Nagunur Fort was the past center of power for the Kakatiya dynasty and is most notable
for its Shiva temple. Other significant places to visit in the city include: Kothakonda
Village, Ujjwala Park and Lower Manair Dam.
A beautiful village located at the convergence of the Godavari and Pranahitha rivers,
Kaleswaram is known for its Mukteswara Swamy temple, distinguished for its two Shiva
lingams that are enshrined on one Panivattam.
Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple:
Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple is situated just 34 Kms away from the city of
Karimnagar and is known as the "Banaras of South India", Dakshina Kashi. The temple
is dedicated to Lord Raja Rajeswara, an embodiment of Lord Shiva. It is believed that
Lord Shiva after resting at Srisailam, Kashi and Chidambaram and Kedareswaram,
chose Vemulawada to rest.
Best Time to Visit Karimnagar
Karimnagar experiences dry inland climatic conditions with hot summers and cool
winters. Therefore, the ideal time to go for Karimnagar trip is winter time, the month
of 'October to March'. In fact, it is the best time to enjoy the sightseeing and outdoor
activities in this place.
Things to Buy in Karimnagar
Being a popular historical destination, you will have so much to see but there is no
much scope of shopping. But, if you want to buy regular items, you can find a number of
shopping malls and local markets in the city. So, enjoy the sightseeing, your choice of
shopping and explore the treasures of the history.
Explore Options to Reach Karimnagar
Before booking your Karimnagar holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this city. To know more, read on:
The nearest International Airport from Karimnagar is Hyderabad airport, which is around
164 KM from Karimnagar. The Airport is well connected to many major cities like
Delhi, Indore, Goa, Jaipur, Kochi, Jammu, Kolkata, Madurai, Kozhikode, Ahmedabad,
Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai via Air India, Indigo, Jet Airways, Jet Konnect and
The city has its own station, Karimnagar Railway Station that connects it to the major
cities of the state and other cities like, New Delhi, Mysore, Bangalore, Lucknow,
Kanyakumari, Chennai, Puri, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Patna and Gaya.
Karimnagar is 80 KM from Warangal & Kazipet, 164 KM from Hyderabad, 235 KM
from Ruyyadi, 743 KM from Bangalore and 1587 KM from New Delhi. The city is
well connected with the mentioned cities via Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport
Corporation (APSRTC) and some private travel services. Choose any of the traveling
modes and come for an incredible Karimnagar tour.