Best Sightseeing Places in Khammam
If you are planning a visit to this city, then you must include the following attractions/
place in your Khammam tour itinerary.
Sited atop Stambhadri Hill, this massive fort was built in 950 AD during the reign of
Kakatiya dynasty. Later, the fort was renovated by many rulers over the years, and
therefore, you can find influence of both Islamic as well as Hindu architectures in the
Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary:
Sprawling over an area of 640 square kilometers, Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is
located 2 KM away from Khammam city. This sanctuary is a part of Dandakaranya
Forests and has mixed deciduous forests, dry teak forests and grasslands. It is situated
on the banks of Kinnerasani River. The sanctuary is home to a variety of wild animals
Situated at the centre of Khammam District, this place has a history that spans the
last 400 years. Rani Rudrama Devi constructed Lord Venu Gopala Swamy temple,
which is one of the major Hindu pilgrimage sites for Hindus. You can find an ancient
Shiva temple that has five shiva lingas, which was constructed here by a Kakatiya King,
It is believed to be the place where Lord Rama spent a large part of his 14-year exile.
The legendary significance of this place makes it a sacred site for Hindus.
It is an old shrine that belongs to Kakatiya Dynasty. It was called Krupamani and has
the largest Shivalingam of Andhra Pradesh. There are some tribal villages situated near
Kusumanchi, which are highly recommended for visitors to see.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Some of the other important tourist attractions are Narashimha Swamy Temple,
Gundala and Nelakondapalli.
Best Time for Holidaying in Khammam
The best time to visit this city is during the months of winter when the climate is cool
and pleasant. This region experience tropical climate all around the year, however,
the winters in the region tend to be very mild compared to the winters of the north.
Summers are extremely hot, thus traveling during this time is not recommended. The
area experiences rainfall during the months of monsoon and the temperature drops
during the monsoons, with a stark increase in the humidity levels. So, make your plan
for Khammam trip accordingly.
Must Buy Things from Khammam
If you are looking for good clothes, beautiful bangles and footwear, then Kaman Bazar
is the best place to shop these items. However, Gandhi Chowk has a wide range of
jewelry market to buy some exclusive jewelry. So, on your Khammam vacation spare
some time for shopping to buy your favorite stuff from this city.
Explore Options to Reach Khammam
Before booking Khammam holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you
can reach to this beautiful city of Khammam.
The closest airport is Hyderabad airport that is 190 KM away from the city.
Other domestic airbases near to the city are Vijayawada and Warangal airports.
The city has its own station, Khammam railway station that lies on Hyderabad-
Vijayawada line. This railway station is one of the major railway stations in Southern
Two National Highways (NH-9 and NH-5) pass through Khammam. There
are well laid out roads make Khammam easily accessible by road from neighboring
states and towns. The city can be best reached by road as numerous state-owned
and private bus facilities are available. So, select any of the traveling modes and enjoy
comfy Khammam travel.