Top 5 Places To Visit In Mahbubnagar

Mahbubnagar like other places of Telangana has its own historical significance, being at the center of the Satavahana dynasty and the Chalukya dynasty. It was formerly known as Palamoor. With a number of religious places of worship and cultural centers, let’s explore the other sites of this place. Here’s a list of top 5 places in Mahbubnagar that you should definitely visit.

1. Farahabad

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Cuddled up among the greenery of the Nallamala Hills in the Eastern Ghats, Farahabad is the perfect getaway for those who love to greet Nature in its pristine form. It literally means ‘Mount Pleasant’. Whether to get lost in its mesmerizing beauty or go for trekking into the wilds, this place is an ideal destination, hands down! The Tiger Wilds Jungle Camp provides camping facilities, to give you a head start.

2. Pillalamarri

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This is one place that must be on your list. Pillalamari is an 800 years old Banyan tree and its branches spread across 3 acres which can accommodate about 1000 people in its shade. You have to see it to believe it. Under the tree rests the tomb of a Muslim saint. The best time to visit Pillalamari is the rainy season when the boating facility in its premises is open. It could be a full day trip with the small zoo, an aquarium and the museum around.

3. Alampur

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Tradition has it that there are four gateways to the pilgrimage of Srisailam. To the North lies Umamaheshwar, to the South lies Siddhavattam, to the East lays Tripurantakam and to the West lays Alampur. The ancient Nava Brahma temples are located here which date back to the 7th century A.D. The Chalukyan architectural style of the temples portrays beautiful sculptures of Gods and Goddesses.

4. Gadwal

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The town of Gadwal is situated between Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers and has a number of places like the Chennakeshwaralayam temple where an annual carnival is held, a renowned market for handloom zari sarees which look exquisite and the Gadwal Fort dating back to the 17th century.

5. Mallelatheertham

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Are you a Nature lover? Well, who isn’t? With the fast paced lives we lead, a few moments of solitude is all it takes to rejuvenate ourselves. Mallelatheertham is one such place – a beautiful waterfall located amidst the Nallamala Hills.

Mahbubnagar has its share of beautiful places and very well could be your next trip. So pack your bags and get started. Need I say more?

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About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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