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Located in the Telangana state, Warangal is a city which is chosen to become a heritage city by the Indian Government. Settled in the eastern part of the Deccan Plateau, this is a well-developed city. It is also known as Orugallu and Ekasila Nagaram.
Best Time to Visit
The months between October to February experience a dry and mild winter season which is the best time to visit this city. With the average temperature ranging between 22 to 23 degree celsius during these months, you will be able to make the most of your trip and indulge in tourist activities and witness tourist attractions with ease.
Places to Visit
There are many lakes and hill rocks located all around the city making it a beautiful city with great natural beauty. There are two extremely famous hills with temples here which are visited by several tourists all year round, namely the Govinda Rajula Gutta and Padmakshi Hill. Famous lakes include Waddepally Lake, Ramappa Lake, Pakhal Lake and Bhadrakali Lake offering immense scenic beauty while also being sources of drinking water. Warangal Fort is a unique one which was constructed in the 13th century and is known for its carved arches and pillars. Also home to a temple, it consists of 45 towers and is built in South Indian style of architecture. The Thousand Pillar Temple is a beautiful one which is also a must-visit in the city. Other popular attractions in the city are the Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, Kakatiya Rock Garden and Musical Garden and Bhadrakali Temple which you just cannot miss out when in Warangal city. If you are looking forward to visiting this city soon then some of the best Warangal hotels can be easily booked online in a jiffy.
OYO Rooms: hotels in Warangal
For your trip here, you must check out OYO Rooms when booking hotels in Warangal. These rooms are quite affordable and reasonably priced and ensure that the quality of service and level of comfort offered is as good as you can get in any other hotel. Moreover, located in prime areas, these rooms allow you to get to important places without any delay. The OYO Rooms in Hanamkonda and NH-202 are at one of the best locations you will get in the city and are ideal for both tourists and business officials. Being amongst the most sought-after budget hotel in Warangal, it is in close vicinity to the Thousand Pillar Temple, Shree Bhadrakali Temple, Padmakshi Temple and Dargah Ghous Pak. The Warangal Fort is just a few kilometres away while it will take an hour’s drive to reach the Ramappa Temple as it is located in the outskirts of the city. The rooms are very relaxing and let you rest comfortably after a hectic day around the city. The Warangal Railway Station is quite near to these areas with the nearest airport to Warangal being the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad. The OYO Rooms in both Hanamkonda and NH-202 offer parking facilities along with complimentary breakfast so that hotel guests needn’t worry about their breakfast first thing in the morning. Moreover, with plenty of shopping markets being located nearby, you can also indulge in some local shopping in your spare time. If you are a food lover, you must enjoy the local cuisine in the nearby restaurants and local eateries without fail. With so much being offered by OYO Rooms at amazingly low prices, why would you look anywhere else when it comes to booking hotels near Warangal?
Events in Warangal
Shakambari Festival: July
The Shakambari Festival is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali and is celebrated every year with much enthusiasm and fervor at the Bhadrakali temple of Warangal. It derives its name from two words- ‘Shaka’ meaning vegetables and ‘Ambari’ meaning who bears. Hence, Shakambari Devi is also revered as the Mother Earth who bears the greens and alleviates hunger. Thus, people decorate the Goddess with different vegetables, fruits and flowers each day during the three-day celebration. The devotees also read out Vedas and give spiritual speeches. If you seek a spiritual awakening and re-establish your connect to nature, book your OYO and enjoy this celebration in Warangal.
Bathukamma Festival: September
Bathukamma festival, also known as the Festival of Flowers is a celebration for female felicitation. Celebrated for a period of nine days, the women don colorful attires to collect fresh flowers and arrange them in a brass plate to make ‘Bathukammas’ which are placed at the centre of the temples. They circle this centre piece while singing traditional songs reflecting unity, love and sisterhood. Every year, tourists throng to Warangal for the merry making and celebration. If you wish to feast upon the sight of blooming flowers and immerse yourselves in this traditional folk art, book an OYO to make the most of your trip.