Bhongir

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Bhongir or Bhuvanagiri is a town in the Telangana state of India.

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By car[edit]

Bhongir is approximately 60 km from Hyderabad, situated just off NH 202 (Warangal highway). You will cross Ghatkesar and Bibinagar enroute. The Bhongir fort is visible from the highway. The locals will be more than helpful to guide you to the entrance of the fort.

By bus[edit]

It is well connected from Hyderabad, Warangal and Nalgonda.

By train[edit]

It is on the Hyderabad-Warangal-Nagpur line.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Bhongir Fort
Bhongir Fort
  • Bhongir Fort. A fort on a huge, isolated, monolithic rock at a commanding height of 610 metres above sea level. It was built in the 10th century by the western Chalukya ruler Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI, and was thus named after him as Tribhuvanagiri. The fort was considered practically impregnable by invading armies. There is a moat that encircles the fort, a vast underground chamber, trap doors, an armoury, stables, ponds, wells etc., and they make for fascinating viewing. The view from top of the surrounding countryside is breathtaking.

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Sleep[edit]

A couple of hotels are available.

  • Shila Lodge.

Connect[edit]

Internet cafes are spread around town and most easily found in the city and residential areas. Charges vary between ₹ 15-20/hr.

Go next[edit]

  • Yadagirigutta Temple around 15 km form Bhongir. It is a Hindu temple of lord Narsimha Swamy.
  • Kolanpaka around 30 km form Bhongir, an ancient historical Jain temple.
  • Pochampally around 15 km form Bhongir, initially famous for bhudan-udyam, now turned as textile landmark, with a varieties of silk sarees with its name.
  • Warangal, 98 km from Bhongir, is a beautiful city of lakes and temples.
  • Nagarjuna Sagar Dam 130 km from Bhongir - One of the earliest hydroelectric projects in India, the dam impounds the Krishna river.
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