Kolanupaka in Nalgonda District of Telangana is famous for the ancient 2000-year old Jain temple of Mahavira, with a 1.5 meter high statue of Mahavira. Kolanupaka was the second capital of the Kalyani Chalukyas during the 11th century. During this period, the village was a great religious centre of Jains, and ranks among the other great Jain centers of South India.
Alampur located in Mahabubnagar district of Telangana is home to ancient Navabramha temples of 7th Century AD. Considered the western gateway of Srisailam, the town is also home to the revered Shaktipeetam of Jogulamba. Badami Chalukyas constructed the Nava Brahma temples of Alampur. Alampur Site Museum preserves archeological remains which show a hybrid style of architecture, dating back to the 6th-7thcentury AD.
The District Archaeological museum in Nizamabad was established in Nizamabad’s Tilak Garden, which was originally constructed in 1936 by VIIth Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan. The District Archaeological Museum was officially opened to the public in October, 2001. It exhibits a wide variety of artefacts and antiquities that represents the evolution of human civilization right from Paleolithic era to Vijayanagara times (16th Century A.D.).
If Charminar is considered the symbol of Hyderabad, then Qutb Shahi Tombs along with Golconda Fort is considered an integral part of Hyderabad city’s rich history and culture. A unique and grand necropolis, Qutb Shahi Tombs is a must-see on the itinerary of visitors to Hyderabad.