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Thousand Pillars Temple, Andhra Pradesh


The Thousand Pillars Temple is located in Hanamkonda portion of the Warangal Metropolis. It's about 6 kms far from, Warangal Railway Station & Bus Station 9 kms away from Kazipet Rly.Junction and is well connected by metropolis bus service.

Popular as : A Pilgrimage Center, where people from all the faith come for meditation and obtaining peace.

Thousand Pillar Temple is constructed by Rudra Deva in 1163 AD, Thousand Pillar temple is a fine specimen of Kakatiya architecture and sculpture. The monument is built in the style of Chalukyan temples, located near the Hanamkonda-Warangal highway, is a star shaped and triple shrined. The 3 shrines are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Surya. The temple is famous for its richly carved pillars, screens and detailed sculpture. The black basalt Nandi, a monolith, has a lovely polished finish.

The temple is in shape of a star and has three shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Surya. The temple is built on a 1m high platform on the slopes of the Hanumakonda hill, and has a majestic monolithic Nandi. The black basalt Nandi, a monolith, has a lovely polished finish.

There are many small lingam shrines surrounding the gardens. Popular for its richly carved pillars, screens and detailed sculpture, Thousand Pillar Temple is one with the most visited temple in Tamil Nadu. The atmosphere is calm and serene using the sonorous ringing with the puja bells, gentle chirping in the birds and the soothing cool breeze.

Reaching Thousand Pillars Temple
By Road : APSTRC and Private buses connect Warangal with Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Karimnagar, Khammam and some other districts.
By Rail : Warangal has a railway station and is well connected by rail to important cities of India.
By Air : The nearest airport is at Hyderabad , 157-km away.