Previously known as Indur, the name Nizamabad is derived from the name of the fourth Nizam of Hyderabad Nizam-ul-Mulk. Located in the proximity of forest of Mallaram, naturally rich, Nizamabad is one of the most popular tourist places in Telangana. Not only nature, this place is bestowed with a wide array of amazing tourist attractions. From forts to religious sites to mesmerising river to lush green gardens, there is something for every tourist.
The forest of Mallaram is prominent part of Telangana Tourism Nizamabad tour. An eco-tourism spot, this place offers many facilities, making the overall experience all the more delightful. The reservoir, Nizam Sagar is located across the Manjira River which is a tributary of the River Godavari. If interested, tourists can go for boating which is a memorable experience in itself. There is also a facility of accommodation, making it possible for tourists to stay amidst the captivating natural beauty for as long as they want.
This area is nothing less than a paradise for nature lovers. If you want to have a rejuvenating experience with the nature, plan your weekend with Nizamabad tour packages from Telangana Tourism. The Alisagar Deer Park boasts of the famous golden hued deer along with various other species of deer is one of the popular places amongst nature enthusiasts. When travelling with family, picnic at the Alisagar Reservoir is suggested. The Ashok Sagar Lake, which lies 7km away from Nizamabad also captivate tourists with its tranquil beauty.
Nizamabad Fort which was built by the Rashtrakutas presents a glimpse into the glorious history of the place. This fort was later controlled by many rulers such as Allaudin Khilji, the Bahamanis, Qutub Shahis and Asaf Jahis. To explore the civilization from the Paleolithic Era to Vijayanagara Empire, visit the archaeological Museum.
For religious tours, Telangana Tourism offers the Hanuman Temple at Sarangpur, which is 8km away from Nizamabad is an ideal place. This temple was laid by the guru of Chhatrapati Shivaji, saint Samartha Ramadas. Another popular temple is in Kanteshwar, is dedicated to Lord Shiva, built by Satakarni II. Dichpally Ramalayam and Neelakanteshwara Temple which is quite popular among Jainism followers are two other prominent temples. Bada Pahad Dargah, the hillock mosques, is often frequented by many Muslim devotees.How to reach Nizamabad:
The distance between Nizamabad and Hyderabad is approximately 200 km.Nizamabad By Air:
The nearest airport to Nizamabad is the Hyderabad International airport. The airport is connected to most of the important cities of the country and the world. From airport, one can hire a cab to Nizamabad.Nizamabad By Train:
Nizamabad railway station is well connected via trains. There are many regular trains from various important cities of the country such as Bhopal, Mumbai, Pune, Madurai, Aurangabad, Erode, Nagpur and most of the cities of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.Nizamabad By road:
Nizamabad is well connected via road as well. There are regular bus services operating from many nearby cities such as Mumbai and Hyderabad. Almost all the taxi operators also provide taxi services to this place.Best time to reach Nizamabad:
Tourists can visit Nizamabad at anytime of the year. Although summers are slightly warmer, evenings become quite pleasant. Winter and monsoon season is also preferred by many tourists.