Best Sightseeing Places in Medak
Before going for your Medak vacation, be familiar with where you must visit during the
Edupayala Durga Bhavani Gudi:
Located in the town of Medak, it is a holy shrine dedicated to Goddess Durga Bhavani,
very near to the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka. This is also the spot from where
the River Manjeera gets divide into seven streams that later come together at a different
It is an ancient fort, which was built by the Kakatiyan rulers to protect the city from
invaders. It is located in Medak district and around 100 KM away from Hyderabad. It is
known to have been built in the 12th century by Maharaja Pratap Rudra and was also
called as 'Methuku Durgam'.
Papikondalu or the Papi Hills in Telangana is apparently equivalent in its natural beauty
to Kashmir. Papikondalu is located very close to the Medak town and are, also part of
the Khammam, West Godavari and East Godavari districts.
Medak Church is situated in Medak town of Andhra Pradesh. It belongs to the
Diocese of Medak and is a cathedral for the same since 1947. The church was built by
the 'Methodist Christians of India' and was established in the year 1924 by Reverend
Charles Walker Prosnett, who was a follower of the motto 'My best for My Lord'. It is
also the largest church in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Pocharam Sanctuary is located at a short distance of 15 KM from Medak and about 115
KM from Hyderabad. Unluckily, there is no mode of government transport to take you
to the sanctuary. To visit this sanctuary, you have to take a private bus or a privately
owned vehicle to reach the spot.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple, Sri Venugopala Swamy temple, Koti Lingeshwara
Swamy temple are the popular pilgrim spots in Medak. Apart from temples places like
Paikondalu, Manjeera Forest and Kondapur are other tourist attractions / places in the
Best Time for Holidaying in Medak
The average temperature of Medak ranges from 25°C to 35°C all around the year.
However, the month of 'October to February' is the best time to visit and explore
the beauty of Medak as well as enjoy outdoor activities. So, plan your Medak trip
Explore Options to Reach Medak
Before booking your Medak holiday packages, you should know about the modes to
reach this city. Read on to more:
The nearest airport from this city is Hyderabad airport (100 KM away). This domestic
airport connects this city to other cities like Amritsar, Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai,
The closest railway station is located in Manoharabad and Hyderabad Deccan passur is
the only train which passes the line.
Various private and state owned buses are regularly available for transportation. Medak
is well-connected by road. Select any of the modes for Medak travel and enjoy your