Ramappa Temple


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Ramappa Temple also known as Ramalingeswara temple.  It is located around 70 km from Warangal, which is an ancient capital of the Kakatiya dynasty,

Ramappa temple is one of the great archeological monument of Lord Shiva,

This temple lies in the valley at Palampet village of VenkatapurMandal, of MulugTaluq of DistricJayashankarBhupalpally,

In monument of the temple book it is mentioned as temple dates to the year 1213 AD and said it has  been built by the General RecherlaRudra, During the period of theKakatiyathe ruler Ganapati Deva

Ramappa Temple wasconstructed in the South Indian architectural style and is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. One of the attraction In the temple is Shiva Lingam. Which is isInstalled on a star formed platform with a 6ft high.

In Ramappa Temple Nandi which always resides in front of the Lingam has built with 9ftheight long statue of Nandi, and is located at the entrance of the temple.
The temple got its Name Ramappa on the name of the designer. It was completed in 40 years.

The walls of Ramappa Temple show carvings depictstory from the Mahabharata and the Ramayana.

Travelers can visit the temple all through the festival Maha Shivratri, which is celebrated here on a large number people can come and visited here.



Things to Notice at Ramappa Temple Temple, Warangal

Apart from religious significance and historical importance, structural brilliance, Ramappa temple is also known for few other unique aspects.

The bricks used in constructing the Ramalingeswara Temple are so light weight. Unlike the other stones, these light weight bricks float in water instead of sinking.

Another important aspect to notice in this temple is it’s pillars.

Each pillar of the temple represents sculptures and the stories from mythology. It is said that if you hit any pillar or any stone of this temple, you can hear some musical sounds.

Unlike the most of the other Lord Shiva temples, in this temple Nandi is shown in an different posture, as it is ready to take the command of the Lord o take and execute it immediately.



Distance From the Warangal

Temple, is located 77 km from the Warangal, which was the ancient Family of  Kakatiya’s Dynasty, In Palampet village of Venkatapur Mandal.
This temple has a star shaped platform. the plan and made an excellent example of great archeological spectacular constructions.

However the star attraction of temple Ramappa mendacity its bracket figures bowed out of black basalt sandstone which iscultured by the perfections.

The set of figuretheshould be an 3 Entrances represent into the Mandkinis while the additionalsetof figures symbolize the mythical creature of yalli.


It is Started bythe  walls, pillars and ceilings. Starting at its base to its wall panels, pillars and ceiling are sculpted figures drawn from Hindu mythology and each story is made aalive by the artists.

The sanctum’s roof of the temple is built with moulded bricks, which are so light that they are able to float on water.

The hall in front of the chamber has four carved pillars, ceiling and a circular dance floor and Perini Shiva Thandavam is depicted on beams and ceiling which is significant by the poses of the dancers.

also side of the temple two sanctums are to be situated. Main Entrance to the sanctum has to many Images are ladies keeping in their hands to be Joined and Lord Krishna his playing flute and flute is strike by nail you hear the musical Notes.

Nandi sitting outside of the temple and one eye and ear on Lord Shiva. At this entrance highly designer Ragini’s and Nagini’s images are there made by black granite.

Whole temple complex was build by black polished granite and rough light brown granite or sandstone.

The design is such the during day main temple to be have the broad day light. Pradakshina is marked by elephant row and all specially depicting the feeling of devotee. Kakatiya’s trade relations with Egypt were very strong as P heron is also have the place.

The model Temple and inscription on the stone pillar are there the complex large area of the Temple was Having trees, Main Entrance Ruins are Visible. Mostly this Temple was smashed in an earthquake during 17th-century. At the time ruled by Nizam also contributed towards restoration, as rectangular pillars were additional to support the main sanctum’s structure.

Now it is under the Archaeological Survey of India and they are working to check the further damages and step towards restoration of this marvellous temple.

It is an outstanding example of art work and on MahaShivratri thousands of devotees are gathering in that celebration.

Ramappa lake is nearby visitors may enjoy the Boating and also Ghanpur temple complex a great attraction for the tourists and art lovers.

In the near Ramappa Temple they are started as a lake its name is laknovaram which is best waterfall and boating surrounded by the mountains and  a bride that most attracted by the peoples.




Ramappa Temple Timings

Time to visit: The best time to visit the temple is in morning hours,

Darshan timings of Ramappa Temple are from 6 AM to 6 PM



How to Reach Ramappa Temple from Warangal & Hyderabad

Ramappa temple has distance of around 65 km from Warangal.Which takes 2hrs travel by road,

To go to the temple, tourists and piligrims are required to reach the Warangal from Hanamkonda from Hyderabad..

From there, you can take a taxi or any government or private vehicle that run up to  viaRamappa Temple at regular intervals


It’s a place to be seen, to be hang out with friends or family.

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