Nizamabad Fort (Raghunatha Aalayam/Quilla Fort):
Nizamabad Fort, also known as Nizamabad Quilla, is a fort in Nizamabad in the Indian state of Telangana. It was built in 10th century by Rashtrakuta Kings and is situated in the southwest of the city. which is 2 kilometers from Gandhi Chowk.
The Jagannath Temple, also known as Qilla Ramalayam or Raghunath Temple, is on top of the fort and is a tourist attraction and religious place for Hindu devotees. The Rama temple is believed to have been built by Chatrapati Shivaji on the orders of his mentor Ramdas Mantra. The temple has spacious halls which are spread over an area of 3,900 sq. ft, the halls has a unique system of ventilation that keeps it cool always. The place has a 53-feet high pillar, which used to be lit every day. It is said that after seeing this lamp, the surrounding villagers used to light lamps at their homes.Click here for more details
The stunning architecture of the ancient temple Kanteshwar draws your attention immediately. The temple was built by Satakarni II, a famous Satavahana king. Over 500 years old, the temple is a fine example of architectural splendor of the era. The temple’s architecture is influenced by North Indian style. Kanteshwar temple witnesses a massive gathering every year during Rathasapthami.
In the year 1931, the Alisagar reservoir or lake was built by the order of the Nizam of Hyderabad. Later in the year 1985, the deer park was established with an aim to offer a safe haven to several species of deer. A natural habitat was created for the deer. Dense vegetation can be witnessed in this region.
Alisagar is a park, tourist attraction and an irrigation project which is 13 km (6.2 mi) from Nizamabad and 2 km (1.2 mi) off the Nizamabad-Bodhan road. The park was opened by the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1928. The forest spread along with the summer house, well laid out gardens, an island and hilltop guest house make it a favored getaway. Adding to the attraction is the deer park and facilities for trekking and water sports.Click here for more details
Pochampad Dam(SRIRAM SAGAR PROJECT):
The Sri Rama Sagar Project (Telugu: శ్రీరాంసాగర్ ప్రాజెక్టు), also known as the Pochampadu 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 has been described by The Hindu as a “lifeline for a large part of Telangana”.
Sriramsagar is an irrigation project across river Godavari in Telangana to serve irrigational needs in Karimnagar, Warangal, Adilabad, Nalgonda, and Khammam districts. It also provides drinking water to Warangal city. There is a hydroelectric plant working at the dam site, with 4 turbines each with 9 MW capacity generating 36 MW.Click here for more details
Badapahad Dargah or Peddagutta is a Muslim Pilgrim Centers. Built in the memory of the Saint Hazrat Syed Sadullah Hussain, the mosque is situated atop a hillock paidimal village in the Varni Mandal of Nizamabad district.
The Dargah is located at a distance of 38 km from the town of Nizamabad. Many Muslim devotees as well as Hindu devotees climb approximately one thousand steps every year to summit the hill.
The three-day annual festival of Urus at Badapahad is held every September. Devotees from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka attend the festival.Dargah is held under the aegis of Wakf Board. It is the only place where old coins are still being distributed.Click here for more details