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Umamaheshwaram Siva Temple Mahabubnagar Andhra Pradesh

Umamaheswaram is located at a distance of 150 KM from Hyderabad and close by Achampet in Mahabubnagar District. Umamaheswaram temple is situated on very tall hills of Nallamala forests and dates back to 2nd century A.D. To reach the temple, one has to ride on very steep and dangerous curves of 5 mile length from the bottom of the hill. 
It is in the picturesque Nallamala forest range around 100 kilometers away from Hyderabad on the Hyderabad-Srisailam highway.Umamaheshwaram is the northern gateway of Srisailam — one of the jyotirlingas. It is mentioned in many Vedas that visit to a Srisailam without Umamaheswaram is incomplete.

Mallelatheertham Water Fall Mahabubnagar Andhra Pradesh

Mallelatheertham One of the most pleasant place in the Mahabubnagar is Mallelatheertham.It is a beautiful place to visit for the Lovers of Nature. It is located around 58 KM from Srisailam and 185 KM from Hyderabad.Mallela Theertham is in the middle of the dense forest. A walk down 350 steps is required to access the waterfall.
The best flows are from the months of October to February. March through June is the dry season. The remaining months are rainy months, and it is very difficult to drive on the muddy road. The water comes from a small rivulet and from this area, it flows through the dense jungle and then meets the Krishna River.

Challapalli Fort Krishna district Andhra Pradesh

Challapalli or Challapalle is a village and Mandal in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India..challapalli Fort was built in the 18th century as the capital of Devarkota Estate and the town developed around the palace. It remains as a great example of Andhra architecture to this very day. and is being ruled by Jamindars till today.Challapalli villageis a historical village and business center. Before the Independence Challapalli was ruled by Zamindars. 
The Fort of Challapalli is more than 400 years old. Agriculture, largely sugar, is the primary industry in this area, and there is still a large sugar refinery in the town, currently operating under the business name KCP Sugars.here are historical places like Ghantasala, Avanigadda, Hamsala divi, Pedakalle palli, Mopidevi, Srikakulam, Movva, Kuchipudi near to this village. The fort in this village is one of the main forts in Krishna district.challapalli  It remains as a great example of Andhra architecture to this very day.



Prakasam Barrage Krishna district Andhra Pradesh

Prakasam Barrage, across the river Krishna is 1223.5 mt long  connecting Krishna and Guntur districts.The barrage serves also as a road bridge and spans over a lake.The three canals associated with the barrage run through the city of Vijayawada crossing it and giving it a Venetian appearance.  The dam was started in 1852 and completed in 1855. Later, the State Government constructed a bridge that was named after Sri Tanguturi Prakasam, the first Chief Minister of Andhra (A State formed in 1953, which later became Andhra Pradesh in 1956 after the merger of Telugu speaking districts of former Hyderabad State). Completed in 1957 it helps irrigating over 12 lakh (1.2 Million) acres of land.
 This barrage also supplies water to Buckingham canal which was constructed as inland navigation canal initially but later used as irrigation water supply canal. One of the first major irrigation projects of South India, the Prakasam Barrage in Vijayawada was completely successful in its mission.Andhra…

Manginapudi Beach Krishna district Andhra Pradesh

Manginapudi Beach near Machilipatnam, the beach attracts lakhs of pilgrims during Magha Poornam as it is ideal for sea bathing. The Panduranga Swamy Temple is a famous pilgrim center. APTDC has developed proper infrastructure in and around the beach.Manginapudi Beach is full of various places of sightseeing. The beautifully lighted park, numerous museums and places of worship like temples, ports and other significant places offers the tourists plenty of scope for recreation and entertainment.
The place is a potentially good harbor. The skiers and swimmers find ample scope for recreation and entertainment at the Manginapudi Beach. Moreover it is also an important place for the fishermen who use their skill and technique to catch fishes. The water is shallow and safe.

Kondapalli Fort Krishna district Andhra Pradesh

Kondapalli Fort, also locally known as Kondapalli Quilla, is located in the Krishna district.The historic fort on the hill (Eastern Ghats) located to the west of the Kondapalli village was built by Prolaya Vema Reddy of Kondavid during the 14th century, initially as a pleasure place and a business centre, along with the Kondavid Fort in Guntur district.The Kondappli Fort was built in 1360 by the Hindu kings of the Reddy dynasty of Kondavid. But, over the subsequent centuries, it was the theatre of several wars among many northern and southern Indian rulers and the British. In 1541, Kondapalii fort and the province were conquered by the Muhammadans.It was under occupation of the Bahmani Kingdom for some time, then with Gajapati rulers of Orissa followed byKrishnadevaraya of the Vijayanagara empire and it later fell in to the hands of Muslim rulers of the Qutubshahi dynasty in the 16th century.The fort, which has a very picturesque sight, has three successive entry gates. The main entra…

Bhavani Island Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh

Bhavani Island with a total area of 130 acres is situated in the middle of river Krishna. Bhavani Island is a river island that offers a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.Bhavani Island is one of the most favored travel attractions in Vijayawada.It is a place to rest, relax and enjoy oneself with its mangroves, well-manicured gardens, pristine woodlands, rolling meadows and shimmering water bodies. Bhavani Island is a popular picnic spot, where children can run around carefree while adults can enjoy the energising and refreshing ambience.  Situated in Krishna River, the island is quite close to Prakasam Barrage. There are great boating facilities, which allow visitors to explore the river. The swimming pools on the island are well-maintained and clean. Visitors, who do not want to spend time in the pools, can opt for other water sports or try their hand at fishing and angling.