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    Buddhist Stupa

    Historic Stupa of Buddhism

    Dates Back to 1st Century B.C.

    Discovered at Phanigiri,Suryapet District

    A Buddhist Site of Great Significance

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    Buddhist Deity

    18th CAD

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    Ganapeswara Swamy

    Medieval Era Shrine

    Temple, Dedicated to Lord Shiva

    Built During 13th Century

    Fine Example of Kakatiya Architecture

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    Ramalayam

    Heritage Site of Dichpally

    Exemplary Temple Architecture

    Built in 14th century by Musunuri Nayaks

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    Also called as Indoor Khajuraho

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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

Sri A. Dinakar Babu, IAS

Director, Department of Heritage Telangana

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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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