Nizamabad is a city in the state of Telangana. The city was the first part of the state of Hyderabad and then of the state of Andhra Pradesh. In 2014, Nizamabad became part of the newly formed state of Telangana through the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act. The city is the third-largest city in the state of Telangana. Nizamabad is also known as the city of Nizams. Nizamabad is derived from Nizam and Abad meaning “The Nizam of Hyderabad” and “Long Live” respectively.
The city of Nizamabad was founded in 1905. The Nizam of Hyderabad ruled the Deccan region during the 18th century. When the Nizam’s dominance was recognized, as far as it is known as Indur.In 1724 the Nizamabad kingdom was a part of the state of Hyderabad and remained a part of the Nizam’s rule till 1948.
Visiting place in Nizamabad
Nizamabad Fort was built by the Rashtrakuta Kings in the 10th century. There is a temple at the top of the fort. Which is known as Raghunath Temple. This temple is a tourist attraction and a religious place for Hindu devotees. There is a 53-foot-tall pillar on the spot where the diva is lit daily. It is believed that Joy and Majno used to light lamps in their houses. It is believed that the fort was captured by Alauddin Khalji in 1311. The Museum of Archeology and Heritage opened here in October 2001.
Alisagar is a park. The park was opened in 1928 by the Nizam of Hyderabad. The park includes wooded areas, a summer house, well-arranged gardens, a reservoir and island, and a hillside guest house. The park is a popular picnic spot for locals. Here later in the year 1985, a deer park was established with the aim of providing safe shelter to many species of deer. There is also a trekking spot here. This place is the best place for a nature lover.
Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary
Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1952. This place is the hunting ground of Nizam. The sanctuary is named after Pocharam Lake. The lake was built between 1916 and 1922 on the Pocharam Dam Allair River. The Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary provides a 4.5 km trekking trail that stretches over for and passes through the thick forest growth.
Ashok Sagar is an eco-friendly tourist destination and the main attraction here is the rock gardens. It has a beautiful rock garden, octagonal-shaped restaurant, swinging bridge, boating facilities, and a huge reservoir of children’s parks. Boating is also available on the lake for the tourist who comes here, and the Rock Garden itself makes for some interesting views in some places.
The Neelakanteshwara temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. In this temple on Monday, a large number of devotees worship Lord Shiva. The temple was built by Satakarni II of the Satavahana dynasty. The architecture and style of construction of this temple are similar to that of North Indian temples. The shrine is located on a beautiful hill. Lord Shiva has received the name of Nilkanteshwar due to the presence of a blue neck.