Warangal is a city in Telangana, the state of India. It is the district headquarters of both Warangal Urban District and Warangal Rural District. Warangal is the second-most populous city in the state after the capital Hyderabad, According to the 2011 census of India, the population is 830,281 and 406 km.
Warangal was established in 1163 and served as the capital of the Kakatiya dynasty. Include the fort, lakes, temples, and stone entrance which monuments left by the Kakatiyas, and that helped make the city a popular tourist attraction today. by the state government, Kakatiya Kala Thoranam was included in the Telangana symbol.
Warangal Fort lies in the Warangal district of Telangana state. It was the capital of Musunuri Nayakas and Kakatiyas. It seems to have existed when it was the capital of the Kakatiya dynasty at least since the 12th century. Kakatiya Kala Thoranam – which is four ornate gates of the fort and for ruined Shiva temple it’s formed the entrance.
The Kakatiya arch has been adopted after the partition of the state and has been officially included in the symbol of Telangana. in the “tentative list” of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the fort is included. on 10/09/2010, by the Permanent Delegation of India, The monument was presented to UNESCO.
Thousand Pillar Temple
The Thousand Pillar Temple is also known as Rudreshwara Swamy Temple. it is a historic Hindu temple located in the town of Hanamkonda, in the state of Telangana. the temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva, and Lord Surya. Thousand Pillar Temple is also added to the tentative list of World Heritage sites recognized by UNESCO along with Warangal Fort, Kakatiya Kala Thoranam, and Ramappa Temple
Many Hindu temples of the Kakatiya dynasty were developed under the auspices of Ganapati Deva, Rudramadevi, and Prataparudra. By order of the king, Rudra Deva, during the period between 1175–1324 CE, the Thousand Pillar Temple was believed to be constructed. It is a masterpiece in terms of architectural expertise by the ancient Kakatiya Vishwakarma architects and achieves major achieved heights.
Bhadrakali Temple is one of the oldest temples of Goddess Bhadrakali, which is located on a hill between the two cities of Hanamkonda and Warangal. It is believed that according to the inscriptions on the wall of the temple, the temple was built in 625 A.D. by King Pulakeshin II of the Chalukya dynasty to celebrate his conquest of the Vengi region of Andhra. The temple was later adopted by the Kakatiya kings and the goddess Bhadrakali was considered their “clan deity“.