Nizamabad enthralls its visitors in the midst of its charming landscape, shimmering watercourses, rich vegetation and historical monuments. Tour to this ancient Indrapuri and experience the rich culture bestowed by the dynasties that ruled the region. Ample of interesting places in the region would become part of your sightseeing tours. And for sure, you will be mesmerized by the charm of this region, enveloped in natural splendor.
Nizam Sagar is a colossal reservoir across Manjira River, a tributary
of Godavari River. Known for its spectacular beauty, the landscape is
accompanied by sprawling gardens. Many boarding and lodging facilities
are available here for the tourists. Boating is an added attraction.
About 7 km from Nizamabad, Asok Sagar is a huge reservoir, with neatly
laid-out garden and beautiful rocks. Amidst the reservoir, an exquisite
15 feet statue of Goddess Saraswati adds grace to the site. Here, you
can tickle your taste buds at the octagonal shaped restaurant. This
eco-tourism destination has a swinging bridge and boating facilities.
There is a locality by the name of Kanteshwar in Nizamabad. It is known
for a temple that is approximately 500 years old. Dedicated to Lord
Shiva (Neela Kanteshwar), this temple boasts of splendid architecture.
It was built by the Satavahana king, Satakarni-II. Rathasapthami
festival is observed here with grand celebrations.
Bada Pahad Dargah
Bada Pahad Dargah, literally Big Hill Mosque, is visited by scores of
devotees every year. The mausoleum of Saint Syed Sadullah Hussaini is
sited between the hills of Varni & Chandur. This site has been
chosen for ropeway project.
Archaeological and Heritage Museum
Opened in October 2001, the Archaeological Museum contains countless
artifacts and antiquities, which signify the growth of human
civilization from the Paleolithic to Vijayanagar Times. It is divided
into three sections - Archaeological Section, Sculptural Gallery and
Bronze and Decorative Gallery, respectively.
About 8 km from Nizamabad, Sarangapur is renowned for a Hanuman Temple.
It is believed that foundation of the shrine was laid by Saint Samartha
Ramadas, who was the Guru of Chatrapati Shivaji in the 16th century.
Apart from the temple, the Tourism Department has developed parks and
hotels, facilitating tourists and pilgrims.
Adjacent to Hyderabad-Nizamabad highway, Dichipalli Ramalayam is a
temple situated at a distance of 15 km from Nizamabad. This temple is
positioned on a hillock, where the presiding deity is Lord Rama. Built
entirely in white and black basalt stone, the temple has got exquisite
carvings on its walls and door frames.
Built by the Rashtrakutas, Nizamabad Fort is the pride of the city as
well as the district. In 1311 AD, this Fort was occupied by Allauddin
Khilji, followed by the Bahamanis, Qutub Shahis and eventually by Asaf
Jahis. Dating back to the 10th century, the colossal fort is encircled
by fortifications and bastions. Today, its spacious halls and summer
house reflect the Asaf Jahi style of architecture.