Nizamabad

Nizamabad city is located in the north-western region in the Indian state of Telangana. Nizamabad is one of the agriculturally advanced districts in Telangana. It has two large dams constructed across River Godavari (Sriram Sagar Dam) and River Manjira (Nizamsagar Dam). Nizamabad district has several tourist attractions like Nizamabad Fort, Sriram Sagar Dam and Nizamsagar Dam, Pocharam Lake and Ali Sagar. Most of the places can be covered in a single day and it is an ideal weekend getaway from Hyderabad.

Dive In!
1/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad

Ali Sagar Reservoir is one of the dams situated in Telangana district. The reservoir is located in Nizamabad city limits. The dam is 13 kms away from the city center.

Ali Sagar Lake is a beautiful lake with a hilltop scene. There was several rounds of talk about setting up an IIT campus near the dam but couldn't happen till now. Alisagar Reservoir is one of the famous picnic spots in Nizamabad. The Nizam of Hyderabad actually developed the nearby garden. Currently, the garden is under the supervision of local irrigation department. The lift water channel originates from the backwa...

Read More ->
2/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad

Ali Sagar Park is a very beautiful picnic spot near Nizamabad. It is located at the distance of 13 Kms from Nizamabad district.

To attract the picnickers from the Nizamabad, Ali Sagar Park is developed as an exceptionally bright and wonderful garden and also well maintained. The Alisagar reservoir dates back to 1931, which was built by the Nizams, who was the rulers of that region at that time. Now the region is spread in the midst of common hillocks and dazzling vivid blossom gardens. The soothing lake and its awe inspiring surroundings are rich in scenic beauty and an eternal bli...

Read More ->
3/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad
Ashok Sagar Lake, Nizamabad
8 kms from Nizamabad city limits
WaterNature

Ashok Sagar Lake is one of the lakes situated in the state of Telangana. The lake is located closed the Nizamabad city limits. The lake is at a distance of 8 kms from the city center, or it takes the 20-minute drive to the location.

Also known as Jankampet Lake, Ashok Sagar Lake is a lake located in between the dense forest cover. The lake basically falls on the way to Basar, which was initially chosen for IIT but the event is yet to take place. After the place has been developed, it has become one of the tourist attractions as the tourists stay over a night here when they travel t...

Read More ->
4/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad
Badaphad Dargah, Nizamabad
40 kms from Nizamabad city limits
NatureAdventureHillFood

Badapahad Dargah is a famous Dargah located in the state of Telangana, built in the memory of Saint Hazrat Syed Sadullah Hussain. The dargah is located in Nizamabad city limits. It is around 40 kms from the Nizamabad city center or it is an hour drive from Nizamabad to the Dargah.

Also known as Peddagutta(translates to a huge mountain in Telugu), Badapahad Dargah is a Muslim pilgrimage center located in Varni Mandal of Nizamabad. Built in the memory of Saint Hazrat Syed Sadullah Hussain, the pilgrim center is located atop a hillock. It is one of the places in India where both Hindu...

Read More ->
5/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad
Basara, Nizamabad
30 kms from Nizamabad city limits
ArchitectureNature

On the banks of Godavari, lies the village of Basara, around 30 kms from Nizamabad, in the state of Telangana. The village is an abode of temples dedicated to gods and goddesses. The village is believed to be found by none other than Maharishi Veda Vyasa, the author of the world's longest epic, The Mahabharata. The place was initially called Vyasapuri and later on took names like Vasara and finally changed to Basara.

Basara is famous for the Sri Gnana Saraswari temple dating back to Chalukya period which is a vision to behold. Goddess Saraswati is the presiding deity of the temple ...

Read More ->
6/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad
Chota Charminar
Within Nizamabad city limits
Architecture

Chota Charminar is situated in Nizamabad. It is called so as it is a look-alike of the famous Charminar in Hyderabad city.

The Chota Charminar or Hazrat-Fataullah-Shah Dargah is situated on a hillock at Kanteshwar in Nizamabad city. It is identical to Charminar and as it is situated on a hillock, people named it Chota Charminar or Nizamabad Charminar. The structure has four minars on four sides but without a slab. It is said that many times it was tried to build a slab. But every time, it fell off. Then it became a belief that the good spirit of the place doesn't want a slab. So it w...

Read More ->
7/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad
Dichpalli Temple, Nizamabad
27 kms from Nizamabad city limits
ArchitectureHistory

Dichpalli Ramalayam Temple is one of the ancient temples in Nizamabad. This temple is one of the finest examples ofstone architecture. It is located at a distance of 27 Kms from Nizamabad.

Dichpalli Ramalayam Temple is Built in the 14th century, which is one of the oldest temples in Nizamabad. It is dedicated to Lord Rama (the incarnation of Vishnu). It is said that the temple has been built by the Kakatiya Kings. Owing to similarity in style and structure the temple is also famed as the Indhoor Khajuraho (Khajuraho of Nizamabad). One can see the finest work on stones here. It is b...

Read More ->
8/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad
Domakonda fort, Nizamabad
87 kms from Nizamabad city limits
Architecture

Domakonda fort built by the Reddy rulers in 18th century is evidence to the splendour that existed in Nizamabad. Lying around 87 kms from Nizamabad, the architectural style of the fort is an interesting amalgamation of Hindu and Islamic traditions. The fort is also referred to as Gadi Domakonda or Killa Domakonda.

Nizamabad has a colourful history and this can be witnessed in the various architectural wonders built around the city. The city had been home to Chalukyas, Tughlaqs, Golkonda and later Nizam rulers. Domakonda which houses the Killa Domakonda was a princely region under Q...

Read More ->
9/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad

Shree Kanteshwar Temple or Neelkanteshwar temple is one of the oldest temples in the state of Telangana dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located in Nizamabad city limits. It is three kilometers from the city center or it is a 10-minute drive from Nizamabad to the temple. Many people visit the temple on a daily basis.

Devoted to Lord Shiva, Sri Neelakanteshwara temple or Kanteshwar temple is located in the Kanteshwar colony of Nizamabad. This temple is renowned for its stunning architecture. The temple is around 500 years old. Lord Shiva derives his name of Neelkanteshwar bec...

Read More ->
10/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad
Koulas fort, Nizamabad
81 kms from Nizamabad city limits
ArchitectureHistoryWater

The Koulas fort was built in the 14th-15th century and is situated at the border of the three southern states of Karnataka, Telangana and Maharashtra. The fort lies around 81 kms away from Nizamabad. The 14th century structure was built in semi - Dravidian style. Standing at an altitude of 1000 ft, the fort is surrounded by the Koulas stream, which formed a natural defence for the inhabitants of the fort in ancient times.

The Koulas fort has a rich legacy with respect to its occupants. The fort has a few temples as well as dargahs. While much of its grandeur has been lost in time, ...

Read More ->
11/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad

Presenting you the lush green environment, invigorating air and the quietness of the woods, Mallaram forest the beauty of the nature in Telangana state. It is located on the outskirts of Nizamabad, along with the Hyderabad Highway, about 8 kms south west of Nizamabad town and is well accessible by road. The drive to the forest itself is enjoyable, owing to the lush greenery, sound of the crickets and the little rivulets that flow from across the rocks. The forest is developed into an eco tourism site.

The Mallaram Forest is gifted with the best of nature is a perfect location for T...

Read More ->
12/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad
Nizam Sagar Dam
81 kms from Nizamabad city limits
WaterNatureAdventureHistory

Nizam Sagar Dam is situated at a distance of 81 kms from Nizamabad.

Nizam Sagar Dam is a reservoir constructed across the Manjira River, a tributary of the Godavari River, between Achampet and BanjePally villages of the Kamareddy district in Telangana. It is the oldest dam in the state of Telangana, constructed in 1923 by the rulers of the former Hyderabad State, Mir Osman Ali Khan. Nizam Sagar Project is the second irrigation scheme on Manjira river and the largest in the then Hyderabad state. People from 40 villages were made to relocate for the construction of this dam. After the ...

Read More ->
13/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad

Nizamabad Fort is one of the best forts constructed by the Rashtrakutas in Hyderabad during their reign. The fort is of historical significance and is located in Nizamabad city-limits. The Nizamabad fort is a 15-minute drive, or it is 2. 5 kilometers away from Nizamabad city. The fort lies in the state of Telangana.

Also known as Nizamabad Quilla, Nizamabad Fort is a historical monument located in the southwest part of Nizamabad. It is just two kilometres from the famous Gandhi Chowk. It is an ancient fort, built by the Rashtrakuta kings who ruled this region. The majestic fort wa...

Read More ->
14/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad
Nizamabad Museum
Within Nizamabad city limits
HistoryArtArchitecture

The Nizamabad Museum (District Archaeological and Heritage Museum) is situated in the heart of Nizamabad town.

The Nizamabad Museum was established in Nizamabad’s Tilak Garden, which was originally constructed in 1936 by VIIth Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan. It is divided into 3 different sections, namely the Archaeological section, the Sculptural gallery and the Bronze gallery. Each of these sections shows in detail how the historic town contributed to the history of ancient as well as modern India. The first section is the Archaeological section which mainly includes tools of Paleolit...

Read More ->
15/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad
Pochampad Dam(Sri Rama Sagara)
45 kms from Nizamabad city limits
WaterNatureWildlife

The Pochampadu Project, also known as the Sri Rama Sagar Project, is an Indian flood-flow project on the Godavari River. The Project is located in Nizamabad district, 3 km away from National Highway 44. It is generally described as a "lifeline for a large part of Telangana". It is located at a distance of 45 kms from Nizamabad city.

The Pochampadu Project basically acts as the reservoir for the Sri Rama Sagar Dam. Sriramsagar is an irrigation project across river Godavari in Telangana to serve irrigational needs in Karimnagar, Warangal, Adilabad, Nalgonda, and Khammam districts. It ...

Read More ->
16/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad

Pocharam Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at a distance of 15 km from Medak and around 115 km from Nizamabad, Telangana.

Pocharam Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary is named after the Pocharam lake, formed from the bunding of the Allair from 1916-1922. The sanctuary has an ecotourism centre for visitors. It was established in 1952. Pocharam Forest was reported to be the favourite hunting ground for the Hyderabad Nizam, who had declared it as a wildlife sanctuary, in as early as the beginning of 20th century. The sanctuary got its name from the Pocharam Lake formed after the const...

Read More ->
17/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad

Hanuman Temple in Sarangpur is an important pilgrim site in Nizamabad district. It is located at a distance of 6. 5 kms from Nizamabad Bus Station, at Sarangpur town. The temple is located on the top of a hill with the large open area.

Hanuman Temple in Sarangpur is very well maintained and has beautiful surrounding with all greenery around. In Sarangpur, it is believed that the deity of Shree Hanuman gives immense mental and physical strength to the devotees. According to the history, the foundation stone of this shrine is believed to be laid by saint Samartha Ramadas, who was the...

Read More ->
18/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad

The Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple is situated around 12 kms from Nizamabad, Telangana. The temple dedicated to Lord Narasimha is located in Jankampet, Nizamabad. The temple built during the times of Rashtrakuta Dynasty was renovated and rebuilt during the rule of Western Chalukya, Kakatiyas and later rulers.

Lord Narasimha is the fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Nara means human and simha means lion. As the name suggests, Narasimha was half lion, half human. Prahlad was a great devotee of Lord Vishnu which was disapproved by his father Hiranyakashyapu. Hiranyakashyapu made m...

Read More ->
19/19 Places to Visit in Nizamabad

Shree Neelakanteshwara Shrine is situated on a hillock in Nizamabad. It is an ancient temple situated in Nizamabad town. It is located in Kanteshwar colony at the distance of 2. 2 Km from the Nizamabad Bus Station. It is located within the city limits of Nizamabad.

Shree Neelakanteshwara Temple is very popular both among the tourists as well as the local population. It is an imperative holy place for the Jains, the Neelakanteshwara Shrine is a brilliant case of Jain design. It is famous for its stunning architecture. It is about 500 years old temple and attracts a large number of d...

Read More ->