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Mahabubnagar, India

Mahabubnagar, also known as Palamooru is located in the state of Telangana. Situated in the southern end of the state, Mahabubnagar is sited at a distance of 100 KM from Hyderabad, the capital city of Telangana. Covering over an area of 18,432 sq km, this district is sited at an elevation of 498 metres above the sea level. Mahabubnagar is surrounded by Rangareddy district in the north, Karnataka in the west, Kurnool district in the south and Nalgonda district in the east. Tungabhadra and Krishna are the two major rivers, which flows through Mahabubnagar. This place was known as Cholawadi or the land of the Cholas because it was the base of the Chola Kingdom in yesteryears. This place gets its name from Mir Mahbub Ali Khan Asaf Jah VI, the former Nizam of Hyderabad on 4th December 1890. Moreover, Mahabubnagar is also famous for numerous diamond mines such as Golconda mine and also believed to be the place of origin of the world-famous Kohinoor diamond. Some of the notable centres of momentous historical and religious importance are Jama Masjid, Mecca Masjid, Medina Masjid and Umamaheshwaram, Mallelatheertham and Koilsagar are other famous sites. There is a 700 year old Pillalamarri great Banyan Tree, which has great religious and tourist attractions. If you want to visit this city, then explore the Mahabubnagar holiday packages offered at EaseMyTrip.in and get the best offer for Mahabubnagar tour.

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Climate

Summer
Mid-March - end June
Temperature:24°C- 40°C

Monsoons
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm

Winter
Late November To Mid-February
Temperature:18°C-28°C

Best Places to Visit in Mahabubnagar

Alampur:
As per Puranas, there are four entrances to Srisailam. The east one is believed to be Tripurantakam, to the North it is believed to be Umamaheshwaram, Siclcihavattam to the south and to the west, it is considered Alampur. Alampur town is home for Nava Brahma Temples, which is a cluster of nine temples constructed by the Chalukya rulers situated on the west bank of the River Tungabhadra.

Srirangapur:
Located near Wanaparthy, this place is home for Sri Ranganayakaswamy temple that was constructed in 18th century A.D. This temple was built by Sri Krishnadeva Raya nearby Rama Pushpakarni Lake.

Pillalamarri:
One of the most charming places to see in Mahabubnagar is a famous banyan tree called 'Pillalamarri', which is located at a distance of just 4 KM from the town. It has a tomb devoted to Muslim saint. It is a 700-year old banyan tree however; the branches extend over an area around 3 acres.

Gadwal fort:
Mahaboobnagar district in Telangana is often called as territorial district as it had many territorial rulers than any other place in the state. Gadwal is a popular place among these and was known as 'Vidvadgadwala' in olden times.

Jurala Dam:
The Jurala project, also known as the Priyadarshini Project is located at a distance of just 10 KM from Kurvapur village in the Mahabubnagar district of Telangana. Laid over the Krishna River, this Reservoir is at a level of 1045 feet. It also has a power project that has a water storage capacity of 11.94 TMC, which was inaugurated in the year 1995.

Koilsagar Dam:
The Koilsagar Dam is situated in Koilsagar Village of the Deverakadra Mandal in the Mahabubnagar District of Telangana state. Teeming with water, this dam is one of the most preferred tourist attractions of Mahabubnagar.

Other Tourist Places:
Kollapur (Madhava Swamy temple), Someswara Swamy temple and Jetprolu are some of the other tourist attractions in Mahabubnagar.

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