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    Ghanpur Temples

    Popularly known as Kota Gullu

    A veritable museum of the Kakatiya architecture and art

    Complex of 22 Temples, built in red sand stone

    Built during the first half of 13th Century A.D.

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    Qutb Shahi Tombs

    Built in 16th -17th C.A.D

    A complex of total of 23 mosques, 40 mausoleum

    Blend of Persian, Pathan and Hindu architectural styles

    Located in Shaikpet village and mandal, Hyderabad District

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    Dichpally Ramalayam

    Built in 14th Century A.D.

    Khilla Ramayanam, Built During Kakatiya Era

    the Khajuraho of Nizamabad

    Located in Dichpally , Nizamabad District

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    Kolanupaka

    Ancient Stone Sculpture

    Heritage Museum of Kolanupaka

    Objects of Historic Relevance for Hinduism

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    Kolanupaka Site Museum, About 78 km from Hyderabad

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    Laxmi Narayana Temple

    Hindu Shrine, Built in Jain Architecture

    Ancient Vaishnava Shrine of Adilabad

    Temple, Constructed on a High Adhistana

    Stone Shikara, and Prakrit Stone Inscriptions

About Department

The Department of Archaeology was established in the year 1914 by H.E.H.Nawab Sir Mir Osman Ali Khan, the VIIth Nizam. It is now named as 'The Department of Heritage Telangana' The department is renowned and known for its activities related to archaeological research and protection of the cultural heritage of Telangana state. Maintenance of ancient monuments, archaeological sites and remains of historical importance is the major activity of the department.

Director's Desk

Smt. N.R.Visalatchy, IPoS

Director, Department of Heritage Telangana

Telangana Heritage is currently undertaking extensive excavations across several sites in the state, tracing the history through relics found at these sites. The excavations being carried out has thrown new insights into our understanding of the history.

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Heritage Restoration Work

Preservation & Conservation

Excavations constitute a significant part of the activities of the Department of Heritage Telangana. This has been one of the primary means and to this day, it continues to be a highly effective......

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Excavations

Excavations constitute a significant part of the activities of the Department of Heritage Telangana. This has been one of the primary means and to this day, it continues to be a highly effective method for unearthing the treasures...

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Publications

The Department of Heritage Telangana has brought out several publications right from its inception, which includes annual reports over subject matters that range from archaeological research in terms of excavations...

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Museums

There are thirteen prominent museums in the state of Telangana. Alampur and Kolanupaka are two sites museums in the state. The district museums are in Warangal, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Pillalamarri and Panagal. Hyderabad city has four museums of great significance.

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Monuments

Telangana region is home to several monuments spread across the ten districts. These were built by the rulers of several prominent dynasties of this region. They represent the cultural zenith of Telangana state.

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