Khammam

Khammam, also known as Khammamett is the city in Khammam district of the Indian state of Telangana. Situated on the banks of Munneru River, a tributary of Krishna River, Khammam is one of the top Telangana tourist places. Khammam district is known for its natural resources like coal and iron ore. It is also famous for its natural beauty. Godavari River flows through Khammam district touching Bhadrachalam.

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Hot Springs, Gundala
177 kms from Khammam city limits
WaterNature

Hot Springs is the new water springs which is located in Ushnagundam at Gundala, Telangana. It is located at a distance of around 177 kms away from the city centre of Khammam.

Hot springs of Gundala is also called as Agnigundala. This hot spring is one of the special pilgrimage locations. It is located near the river Godavari, close to the holy town of Bhadrachalam. There are hot springs which is spread in the river over a big area which is nearly around 100 square yard. And it is also said that a pit dug at any spot will produce hot water. According to the Hindu Epic Ramayana, this...

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2/12 Places to Visit in Khammam

Khammam Fort is a famous Fort located nearly 1. 8 kilometers far from the city center of Khammam. It takes around only 5 minutes to reach by any vehicle to reach the glorious fort.

According to historical records the actual name of the fort is 'Khammammett' in which 'Mett' or Mettu' means fort in Telugu Language. This Khammam fort was actually constructed by Musunuri Kings. Based on some inscriptions discovered around the areas of Khammam fort and in the Krishna districts, these Musunuri Kings were belong to the periods between 10th and 11th Century AD. The Khammam fort was before th...

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Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary in Kinnerasani of Khammam district is famous for its vivid varieties of animals, especially deer's present here. This Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary located in Kinnerasani which is exactly 98 kms far from the main city Khammam and it takes around 2 hours minimum to reach the place through any private vehicles or public transport.

Kinnerasani named village is well known for its Wildlife Sanctuary located here with variety of animal species and genera. According to the records, Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary was constructed here during 1970's and it was...

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Kusumanchi Temples
22 kms from Khammam city limits
ArchitectureHistory

Located at a distance of 22 kms from Khammam, Kusumanchi Temple is situated in Khammam District of Telangana.

Kusumanchi is an ancient shrine, which was popularly known as Krupamani during the Kakatiya period. The Shivalingam in this shrine is one of the largest in Andhra Pradesh. It is home to Sri Ganapeshwaralayam and Mukkanteswaralayam, the two Siva temples built by the Kakatiya rulers during 12th and 13th centuries. These temples stand as testimony to the architectural skills of the Kakatiya kings. The historical shrines have a striking resemblance to famous Ghanpur and Ramappa...

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Lakaram Lake
Within Khammam city limits
WaterHistory

A man-made lake within the city of Khammam called as Lakaram Lake. Lakaram Lake is located only 1. 3 kilometers far from the city center of Khammam and it is easily accessible by walk or through any vehicle.

This Lakaram Lake is one of the major attractions in Khammam. It is resided near to the Thummala Gadda Cheruvu (tank). It is located here since many years and there is no particular history about the origin of the lake. There is park constructed over here which is named after the Lakaram Lake and this park is now called as Lakaram Lake View. This Lakaram Lake today serves as majo...

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Nelakondapally
20 kms from Khammam city limits
HistoryArchitecture

Nelakondapally is a mandal in Khammam district, Telangana which houses ancient ruins. It is located at a distance of around 20 kms away from the city centre of Khammam.

Nelakondapalli is a historic site. It has encompassed with the help of a mud fortification wall protecting nearly one-hundred acres which is spread in an area of around 40 square kilometres. Excavations there have unearthed numerous foundations of brick-built viharas, wells, cisterns, a mahastupa, terracotta figurines, a bronze idol of Buddha, a miniature stupa carved in limestone and other substances from the 3rd an...

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Palair Reservoir Khammam
23 kms from Khammam city limits
NatureWaterHistory

Palair Reservoir is a man-made lake 23 kms from the main city Khammam.

Palair is actually also called as Paleru in local region and it is a town in Khammam district of Telangana. Paleru or Palair is a tributary to the Krishna River which joins the main river near Mukteswarapuram in Jaggayapeta Mandal of Krishna District in Andhra Pradesh. This Lake or a small river is famous for its reservoir which was built with efforts covering around an area of 1,748 hectares with a storage capacity of 2. 5 TMC of water.

According to the historical records, this Palair Reservoir was built ...

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Lord Shriram is one of the incarnations of the Lord Vishnu and he has a great place in Hinduism as a role model for many people to how one should live a life. Located in Bhadrachalam in Khammam district is the Sri Sita Rama Chandra Swamy Temple. Sri Sitarama Chandra Temple is a famous and ancient temple in located in Bhadrachalam of Bhadradri's district in Telangana State. It is almost 116 kms away from the main city Khammam.

Located on the banks of Godavari River, Sri Sita Rama Chandra temple is a well-known Hindu pilgrimage in Bhadrachalam town of Bhadradri district in Telangana. I...

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Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple
188 kms from Khammam city limits
History

Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple is a famous temple which is located in Jamalapuram in Khammam district of Telangana. It is located at a distance of around 188 kms away from the city centre of Khammam.

Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple is a well renowed temple whose presiding deity is Lord balajirainbow and is stated to be a swayambhu Lord, who self-manifested in this vicinity. Considering that it is a swayambhoo temple, this temple seems to had been in life from hundreds of years. This temple was renovated by Sri Krishnadevaraya, who was the emperor of Vijayanagara Empire. The temple is...

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Sri Venugopalaswamy Temple is a very beautiful temple which is located in Kallur district of Telangana. It is located at a distance of around 46 kms away from the city centre of Khammam.

Sri Venugopalaswamy Temple is a historic temple which is believed to be around 400 years old. It is said that this temple was constructed on the orders of a queen, named as Rudrama Devi. It is among the well known and a major pilgrimage sites. The principal deity of this shrine is Lord Sri Venu Gopala Swamy who is believed to be a form Lord Krishna with a flute on his hand and along side a cow. Adhe...

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The temple of Sri Narasimha Swami is located in the heart of the Town, which is popularly known to local people as Guha Gudi. The ancient temple is believed t be existing from Tretha Yuga. The name Khammam has been derived from the name of a local hill which has been called Stambhadri, that is an abode to Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy and also believed to have been in existence since Tretayuga.

During Tretha Yugam Mouthgalya Maharishi with his disciples penance here in a cave and he was blessed by Lord Vishnu. Mothgalya Maharishi requested Lord Vishnu to stay back in this place al...

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Swami Ayyappa Temple, Khammam
Within Khammam city limits
Adventure

The holy Ayyappa Swamy temple in Khammam, popularly known as Ayyapa Swamy Devasthanam or Swamy Ayyappa Temple in local language Telugu is a Hindu temple located in Khammam city. This holy pilgrimage of Ayyappa Swamy is located only 2. 6 kilometers far from the Khammam's city.

The Swamy Ayyapan Temple is generally busy during the Manual Madam that is between the months of Mid-November and January ending at par with Sabiramala temple. Everyday huge numbers of devotees pray here Swamy Ayyappan temple and many different rituals are being held every day here. Many Ayyappan devotees take A...

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