A historical place, Medak is a place for every traveller. Built on a small hillock, a natural fort Medak boasts of a grand history with its peak during the reign of Kakatiya rules. A citadel was built around Medak for its protection under the King Pratapa Rudra, a Kakatiya ruler. Earlier the place used to be called with names such as Sidapuram and Gulshanabad.
One of the most famous telangana tourism sightseeing places of Medak is the Medak Church, a spectacle in itself. It has fame of being the largest diocese in Asia. It is the second largest in the world after the Vatican. The Methukudurgam fortress or the Medak Fort is another most prominent tourist spot of Medak. Housing the 17th century cannon this fort presents a glimpse into the architectural excellence of Kakatiyas style. It has three main entrances, which are known as Lions Gate, Prathana Dwaram and the Gaja Dwaram.
Medak tour from Telangana Tourism offers much more than its popular sightseeing places like the fort and the church. There are many temples in the district which are often frequented by tourists such as the Sai Baba Temple. Ancient temples such as Edupayala Durga Bhavani Gudi, the Velupugonda, Kotilingeshwara swamy temple, Shri Saraswathi Kshetramu Temple, Sri Tumbaurunatha Devalayam, Kasi Visweswara temple and Joginatha temple attract not just pilgrims but almost everyone with their unparalleled beauty and historical significance.
For nature lovers, the Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary and the Pocharam Lake are the places to be; offering lush greenery and refreshing setting for travellers to sit by and admire its natural beauty.
The nine day long festival of Bathukamma, which is celebrated in the honour of patron goddess Maha Gauri is one of the most popular festivals of Medak. Festivals such as Bonalu and Peerla Panduga are also celebrated with great enthusiasm here. Telangana Tourism Medak Tour packages present a travelling experience comprising all this along with ensuring a comfortable stay to all our customers.How to reach Medak:
The distance between Medak and the capital city Hyderabad is approximately 100 km.Medak By Air:
The nearest airport to Medak is the Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, which is well connected to all the major cities of world. From airport one can hire a taxi to Medak.Medak By Train:
The nearest railway station to Medak is at Manoharabad, with only a few trains passing through this route. The Nanded Hyderabad Deccan Passur is the only major train that go through this railway station. It is advisable to travel via road to Medak when compared to railways.Medak By Road:
Medak is well connected via roads to all the major cities of the state. From Hyderabad, if one travels via NH7 highway, she/he can reach within 2 hours of time. There are many regular buses to Medak from Hyderabad, Secundarabaad, Nizamabad, Warangal, etc. Going by taxi is also a good option.Best time to visit Medak:
One can visit Medak at any time of the year, depending on one’s preferable time. However, many tourists tend to visit during the months of September to June, avoiding the monsoon season.