Kurnool

Kurnool is the headquarters of Kurnool district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The city is often referred as The Gateway of Rayalaseema. Kurnool is in close proximity with two of the most revered pilgrimage site in Andhra - Mantrayala and Srisailam.

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Adoni Fort
98.5 kms from Kurnool city limits
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The Adoni Fort dates back to the year 1500, falling under the rule of the kinsmen of Aliya Rama Raya, who was a very powerful aristocrat of the Vijayanagar. Located at a distance of 98. 5 Kms, the Adoni Fort is counted among the grandest forts in the region, and has stood the test of time for over half a millennium.

Adoni fort is among the largest forts in India with the fortification walls running for over a stretch of 50 kms lengthwise. Around the 15th Century, Adoni was held as a military base for the Vijayanagara Empire. Following the downfall of the Vijayanagara empire, the t...

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Ahobilam is a holy site in the district of Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. The place is situated at a distance of about 143 kms from the Kurnool Railway Station, and about 63kms from Nandyal.

Ahobilam is one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a site where all nine incarnations of the Lord Narsimha are worshipped. The shrines in the temple are arranged in a 5km circle. Additionally, there is a shrine dedicated to Prahaladavarada Varadhan at the foothills of the mountain where the temple stands. Ahobilam is widely considered to be the place whe...

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Akka Mahadevi Caves, Srisailam
179 kms from Kurnool city limits
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Akka Mahadevi named caves which are prominent in Andhra Pradesh are located in the thick Nallamala hills and they are almost 179 kms far from the Kurnool and only 10 kilometers far from holy pilgrimage center Srisailam.

Akka Mahadevi caves are nestled in the thickest forests of Andhra Pradesh i. e. Nallamala forests and these caves are resided just above the upstream flow of the river Krishna. The caves are named after Akka Mahadevi who was a famous philosopher, ascetic and lyricist who hailed from Karantaka during 12th century A. D. A story in rounds that Akka Mahadevi did penance ...

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Archeological Museum Kurnool is a prominent, Kurnool-centric museum constructed and maintained by the Archeological Survey of India. The region of Kurnool is full of historical and archeological significance, which was the primary reason for the construction of the museum. The museum is located very near to the city center with a distance of 650 meters.

The Kurnool Archeological Museum is located near the Handri River, which is next to the famous medical college of Kurnool. There is a huge collection of the artifacts of the broken sculptures rom the temples in the vicinity like San...

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Banaganapalli Fort
78.6 kms from Kurnool city limits
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The Banaganapalli Fort situated at Tadipatri Banaganapalle Nandayal Highway, Banaganapalli, is located at a distance of 78. 6 Kms from Kurnool.

Commisioned and built under the Nawab of Banaganapalli, the Banaganapalli Fort is an archutectutral wonder and stands beautifully attracting a large number of tourists to the city. The Banaganapalli Fort was held by Raja Nanda Chakravathy from whom the fort was conquered and taken under control in the year 1601, by the Sultan Ismail Adil Shah of the Bijapur Sultanate. The fort and surrounding districts were placed under the control of his v...

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Belum Caves
105 kms from Kurnool city limits
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Situated in the Kurnool District of Andra Pradesh, Belum caves are the largest and longest cave system in India, which is open to the public. It is famously known for its stalactites, siphons, sink holes and water galleries which were formed by the action of water flowing on limestone deposits over millions of year. It is the second largest cave system after Meghalaya Caves and is a centrally protected monument of the India having national importance. It is located 105 kms from the city of Kurnool.

Belum is a part of complex of caves carved out of limestone deposits in the region o...

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Birla Mandir in Kurnool. Andhra Pradesh is located only 4. 9 kilometers far from the main center of the city Kurnool.

Birla Mandir has a great history even before the Independence of India. These sacred Hindu temples were built by great Birla family and the first ever Birla Mandir was built in 1939 in present India's capital city Delhi collectively by Ghanshyamdas Birla and his brothers as well as his father. These magnificent temples were constructed either using white marble or sandstone and are generally located in prominent locations across the country. In the later period, the...

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Dakshina Shirdi Sai Baba Temple is located within the city of Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh. This temple is the oldest pilgrimage sight in the city of Kurnool. A well-known tourist destination for the devotees of Shirdi Sai Baba.

The temple is situated on the banks of river Tungabhadra which gives the temple a scenic view. The temple was constructed in the year 1951 after an incident in which, Shirdi Sai Baba visited his ardent devotee named Sri K. Veera Swami Naidu in his dream and instructed him to construct a star-shaped temple. The devotee was obliged and soon completed the construct...

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The Gundla Brahmeswaram Wildlife Sanctuary spreads covering an area of about 1194 sq. kms. Located between the districts of Kurnool and Prakasam, the Gundla Brahmeswaram Wildlife Sanctuary falls around a 100 Kms from Kurnool. It is one of the most fascinating sanctuaries in India, being the last of the surviving pristine forests of the Nallamalai tract and is extremely rich and diverse in it's flora and fauna. The Gundla Brahmeswaram Wildlife Sanctuary is also famous for its Tiger Reserves and draws a large number of crowd owing to it.

The Gundla Brahmeswaram Wildlife Sanctuary is ...

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In Hinduism, Goddess Parvathi is well known with many prominent names and among many, Ista Kameshwari is one such famous name that her worshippers pray. There is temple called as Ista Kameshwari Temple in Nekkanti which is located near Nallamala forests. This holy temple is located 170 kms far from the main city Kurnool and 14 Kilometers from the holy city Srisailam.

The Ista Kameshwari temple is an ancient temple which is located inside a cave which brings lots of enthusiasm to the devotees and travel-lovers to visit this temple. According to the records, the temple was built back...

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Jogulamba Temple, Alampur
26 kms from Kurnool city limits
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Alampur is a sleepy town situated on the banks Tungabhadra River, in the state of Telangana. At a distance of 1 km from Alampur Bus Station, Jogulamba Temple dedicated to Shakti is the prime religious attraction of Alampur. Being the 5th Maha Shaktipeeta, this place is highly regarded and very important religious site for Hindus. It is located at a distance of 26 kms from Kurnool.

The temple complex has a main entrance with a tower, large open area followed by the main shrine. The main structure is built on an elevated platform with a large mandapa followed by the inner sanctum. Co...

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The Kalvabugga Rameswara Swamy Temple is dedicated to the Hindu Lord Shiva, who is regarded as Bugga Rameswara Swamy in the temple, and hence the name. Located in Kalvabugga, Andhra Pradesh at a distance of 39 Kms from Kurnool, the Kalvabugga Rameswara Swamy Temple can be reached in under 50 minutes to an hour via the National Highway 40. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is held in high regards by the local people, the Hindu Lord is himself is a very significant diety and is honoured and followed by masses.

The Kalvabugga Rameswara Swamy Temple has a grand entrance that of...

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Kids World Kurnool
Within Kurnool city limits
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Kids World Kurnool is a mini Disneyland in Kurnool. The amusement park is located 750 meters from the city of Kurnool, based centrally in the city.

The Amusement Park has facilities such as roller coaster rides, video games, and puzzles and based on a particular scheme. For the water rides and games, a 1000 litre mineral water plant is commissioned for the park before it starts so that there is a proper clean water supply and management in the park. The exhibition society is keen in developing the park in the systematic ways, which is affordable and at the same time, convenient for...

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Konda Reddy Buruju, famously known as Kurnool Fort is situated in the heart of Kurnool city in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the major attractions and a historical sites, which is worth visiting in the city of Kurnool. It is very near to the main city of Kurnool making it within the city limits of just 2 kilometers. It was constructed between the 12th century to 16th century and it reflects the glorious history of Kurnool region. This historical place is situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra River and stands today as one of the splendid architecture of the time when it was built...

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Mahanandiswara Swamy temple is an important religious centre in the district of Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. The place is located at a distance of around 83 kms from the Kurnool railway station, and 15kms from the nearest station in Nandyal.

The Mahanandiswara Swamy temple is situated in the village of Mahanandi in Kurnool. The area has nine Nandi shrines, known as Nava Nandulu, of which the most prominent is the Mahanandiswara Swamy shrine. The temple is nestled in the thick forests of the Nallamala Hills, which makes the place rich in natural beauty as well. According to legend, once...

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The Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Sanctuary is spread over Nalgonda and Mahabubnagar and is the largest Tiger reserve in the country. The Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve covers an area of about 3,568 square kms. Other attractions include Srisailam's temples and reservoirs, seeing tourists crowd the town every year. The Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Sanctuary is situated approximately at 190 kms from the city of Kurnool and can be reached in under 4 and a half hours via the National Highway 44, it is to be noted that the Highway has tolls at points. Rivers flowing across the Sacntuary and beautiful ...

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Nallamala Hills
205 kms from Kurnool city limits
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Nallamala hills are one of the prominent attractions in Kurnool. Nallamala Hills, also known as the Nallamalla Range, is part of the Eastern Ghats. The hills are located at a distance of 205 kms from Kurnool.

Nallamala hills spreads over the districts of Guntur, Kadapa, Kurnool, Prakasam and Mahabubnagar. The highest peak of the Nallamala Hills is the 2,835 ft high Sikhareswaram. The Chenchu tribe are the main inhabitants of the Nallamala Hills. The Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Sanctuary is situated near the hills. This Indian tourist place is parallel to the coat Coromandel. Pennar an...

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Alampur is a historical place famous for its temples. Located at Alampur in Telangana, Alampur Navabrahma Temples are a total of nine temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Navabrahma temples are situated on the bank of the Tungabhadra River, all enclosed in a courtyard. Nava means nine; there are nine temples in Alampur which are dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main deities of this holy shrine are Lord Shiva and Jogulamaba (Sati Devi). It is located at a distance of 26 kms from Kurnool.

The temple dates back to 7th Century. The 9 temples in Alampur, known as Nava Brahma dedicated to Lo...

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Oravakallu Rock Garden is one of the promienent attractions in Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the fascinating stretch with igneous rock formations. It is located at a distance of around 21 kms from the city.

Oravakallu Rock Garden is very beautiful garden with variety of plants and flowers. The delightful smells that waft through the summer air, the sound of birds and the tinkling of wind chimes will make you feel that the garden is truly a delightful mix of fragrance that is brought alive by the sounds of nature and enchanced with colors that only mother nature herself can create. T...

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At a distance of 20 Kms from Mantralayam, Panchamukhi Anjaneya Temple is situated at Panchamukhi in Karnataka, on the other side of River Tungabhadra.

The Hanuman deity at Panchamukhi Anjaneya Swamy Temple is seen here with five faces. The Lord here is self manifested or Swayambhu and is seen in a sitting posture, which is rare. Apart from Lord Hanuman, one can find the idols of Lord Venkateshwara Swami with His consort Maha Lakshmi and Lord Venkateshwara in Kurma Avatara (boar form) are seen here. Sri Hari, Kurma Avatar and the Brindavan of Sri Raghavendra Swamy in the temple. Pan...

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Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary
40 kms from Kurnool city limits
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Rollapadu Wildlife Santuary is one of the prominent attractions in Kurnool. It is located at a distance of 40 kms from Kurnool.

A wildlife sanctuary spread across an area of 614 sq kms in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, Rollapadu offers its visitors a journey into the wild, close to nature, amidst a number of diverse species of flora and fauna. Established in 1988, Rollapadu is specially known for being the home to the endangered specie of The Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican. The wildlife sanctuary, spread across huge area is the home to many birds and reptiles. Fr...

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Among many Ganesha temples in the region, Sakshi Ganapathi temple in Kurnool catches the attention of the devotees and travelers. The temple is located almost 177 kms away from Kurnool and is only 2. 5 kilometers far from the Mallikarjuna Swamy temple Srisailam.

The name of the Lord Ganesha here as Sakshi Ganapthi it means Lord Ganesha (Ganapathi) is the witness of the tourist who come here to register their presence during their journey to Srisailam. There is a old tradition here that before or after visiting holy temple Srisailam, place of Lord Mallikarjuna swamy, all the devotees ...

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The Sangameswara temple is a Hindu temple in the Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is located near Muchumarri at the confluence of the Krishna and Bhavanasi rivers, in the foreshore of the Srisailam reservoir, where it is submerged for part of the time, surfacing when the water level recedes to a sufficient degree. It is located at a distance of 105 kms from Kurnool city.

Sangameshwara temple is another fine example of Chalukyan grandeur. It is said that Sangameshwara Gudi was constructed by Pulakesi I (540 to 566 CE). The name Sangameshwara is derived from the word Sanga...

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Sangameswara Temple, Srisailam
106 kms from Kurnool city limits
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Believed that the foundation was laid down by Yudhishtir himself, the temple holds a very important and pious stature among the people of the region in the vicinity, the temple also sees tourists visiting to witness the resurfacing of the Temple after being underwater for months. Situated on the confluence of the River Krishna and River Bhavanasi, the Sangameswara Temple is an approximately 106 Kms from the city of Kurnool. Built in the typical Southern architectural style, the temple is a single storey building with small arcs and sanctum where the idol and the linga is established.
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Mallikarjuna Swamy temple is a popular religious destination in the district of Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. The place is at a distance of 181 kms from the Kurnool Railway Station, and about 90kms from the station at Markapur.

Located in Srisailam, on top of the Nallamalai Hills, the Mallikarjuna Swamy temple is a famous shrine in honour of Shiva and Parvati (in her form of Shakti). The hill is also called by other names such as Sirigiri, Sriparvatha and Srinagam. The place sits in a very scenic location, on the right hand of the River Krishna, which is known as the Patalganga at that ...

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Sri Raghavendra Swamy Matha is located within the city limits of Mantralayam. It is a famous pilgrimage site for the devotees of Sri Raghavendra Swamy. It is located at a distance of 95 kms from Kurnool.

The temple belongs to the lineage of Hamsa Naamaka Paramathma in the early history. The temple was established Dwaita Vedanta along with his shishya (student) Sri Padmanabha Tirtha as the main Guru. Many Guru's and Tapaswi's also have followed this tradition of taking up the position of the main Guru of this main mutt. This mutt came to be known as Sri Raghavendra Swamy Mutt since th...

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Srisailam Dam
185 kms from Kurnool city limits
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Srisailam Dam is a large dam and popular tourist destination in the district of Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. The place is located at a distance of 185 kms from the Kurnool Railway Station.

Constructed across the Krishna River, the Srisailam Dam stands in a deep gorge between the districts of Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh and Mahbubnagar in Telangana. It is among the largest hydroelectric power projects in the country, and has a reservoir which measures 616 sq kms. The dam is responsible for providing nearby areas with their water supply. With its length of 512m and its 12 crest gates, the ...

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Tomb of Abdul Wahab is one of the prominent attractions in Kurnool. It is located 45 kms from Kurnool city.

On the banks of River Handri is a 17th century structure, the Tomb of Abdul Wahab. A monument with elaborate workmanship, two majestic domes, verandahs, arches and more, the tomb was built after the death of Abdul Wahab Khan, the first Nawab of Kurnool. The tomb was recently renovated and is now in a much better condition. This tomb is located near Osmania college and is also known as Gol Gummaz as it slightly resembles Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur. The tomb is surrounded by beautif...

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Tungabhadra River Ghat, Mantralayam
92 kms from Kurnool city limits
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Tungabhadra River Ghat is located within the city limits of Mantralayam. It is a well-known tourist destination. River Tungabhadra starts from Karnataka and then enters Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and joins River Krishna in Mehboobnagar district of Telangana. It is located at a distance of 92 kms from Kurnool city.

The river Tungabhadra is also mentioned in the epic Ramayana and was known as Pampa. The river Tungabhadra is formed by the confluence of the river Tunga and Bhadra which originate in Mudigere taluk in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. According to Hindu mythology Varaha...

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Venkateswara Swamy Temple is located within the city limits of Mantralayam. It is a famous tourist destination and also a pilgrimage site for many devotees across the country. It is located at a distance of 95 kms from Kurnool city.

The temple is constructed in the heart of the city, yet the ambience of the temple is nothing less than an isolated place in the woods. The temple is painted completely white with pastel colour details at the borders. The idol of Lord Venkateswara Swamy that is presiding in the temple is considered to be the same one which was worshipped by Sri Raghavendr...

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Yaganti Temple or Sri Yaganti Uma Maheswara Temple is a Shiva Temple in the Kurnool District in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the many temples that Andhra Pradesh is famous for. This temple of Lord Shiva was initiated during 5th to 6th century but was completed in the 15th century by Emperor Harihara Bukka of Sangam Dynasty of the Vijayanagara Empire. The temple is situated in aloft the Yerramala Hills, which lends to an extraordinary setting and scenic view to the whole temple owing it to be one of the most mesmerizing religious and natural places to visit amongst visitors in Andh...

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