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Thousand Pillar Temple, Warangal

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Experience serene atmosphere and see the cultural, religious, and architectural heritage of ancient India at Thousand Pillar Temple. Built by Rudra Deva of Kakatiya dynasty in 12th century in Chalukyan style, this temple honors Lord Shiva, Surya, and Vishnu. Observe the famous thousand pillars encircling three main shrines and several minor shrines and lingams. This star-shaped building is full of ancient carvings, including a carving of a Nandi bull manifested in a black basalt monolith, as well as rock-cut elephants and perforated scenes and images characteristic of the sovereign dynasty. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Thousand Pillar Temple and many more Warangal attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Warangal vacation generator.
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  • Very powerful god shiva located here and all your wishes come true when visited and took the blessings and best architecture to see  more »
  • There is not much to see at the moment there, as the temple is under reconstruction. You must inquire first as to the completion of the works.  more »
  • Thousand pillar is the lord shiva's temple and it is oldest temple which was built by the kakatiya's while rulling warangal  more »
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  • A Thousand year old temple built by the great KAKATIYA KINGS is a architectural wonder, it's a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is a national monument and a place to visit in once life time, stood their firm from thousand years proudly projecting it's rich culture and the grandeur of Kakatiya dynasty
  • It's very nice place but now you can't see thousand pillars of this Temple Kalyana mamdapam reconstruction is going on ..it may take another one year to complete it as per trusted resources info. Recent pics you can view as below
  • Quiet a historical place this place was built by the rulers of kakatiya dynasty, if you ever come down to warangal don't forget to visit this place for the legacy and history it carries.
  • superb architecture. Very excellent temple. Everything appears wonder. Great temple, thousand pillar on the road. Had it been in any other country, our own people will say... share greatness of any ordinary place... say in dubai, USA, Australia... or anywhere. Look here. Great but no one cares. I salute the greatness of this place
  • This is a greatest one off the temple of ramappa devalayam in ndia in telangana state in warangal.district..in temple wonder off thousend pillars are there a special and lord Shiva murthi vigraham and ..lord nadhiswar ..the special aff nandishwara ..whenn ever sit nandiahwar see off ur side ..in 4 sides it's will amaze off that..