Warangal Fort, 12 kilometers from Hanamkonda was built during the 13th century by the Kakatiyas. The impressive fort has four huge stone-gateways. Built by one of the Kakatiya Kings, Ganapathi Deva and his daughter Rani Rudrama Devi, one can still spot some exquisite pieces of sculpture here.
Other places of tourist attention in Warangal are Prataparudra Planetarium, Kakatiya Musical Garden, Rock Garden and Archaeological Museum, Kakatiya University campus, Samskritika Vihar and Laknavaram Lake.
Warangal Fort comprises three rawports, among which two are of mud, as the third and the internal most one is built of stone. Inside the fort are Sambhuni gudi, Venkatesswara temple, Keerthi Toranas and Kushmahal
How to Reach This Place
Air : The nearest airport is Hyderabad, which is 130 Kms away. Hyderabad is well connected by air with all the major cities of India.
Rail : Warangal and the adjoining kazipet fall on the Chennai - New Delhi Grand Truk route. Hence, train services are available to Warangal from all the major cities of India.
Road : Warangal is easily accessible by road from Hyderabad and Vijayawada. Regular bus services connect Warangal with Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh.