The Thousand Pillars Temple is located in
Hanamkonda part of the Warangal City. It is about 6 kms away from, Warangal
Railway Station & Bus Station 9 kms away from Kazipet Rly.Junction and
is well connected by city bus service.
Popular as : A Pilgrimage Center, where people from all the faith come for meditation and obtaining peace.
Thousand Pillar Temple : Constructed by Rudra Deva in 1163 AD, Thousand Pillar temple is a fine specimen of Kakatiya architecture and sculpture. The monument is built in the style of Chalukyan temples, situated near the Hanamkonda-Warangal highway, is a star shaped and triple shrined. The 3 shrines are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Surya. The temple is famous for its richly carved pillars, screens and detailed sculpture. The black basalt Nandi, a monolith, has a lovely polished finish.
There are many small lingam shrines surrounding the gardens. Popular for its richly carved pillars, screens and detailed sculpture, Thousand Pillar Temple is one of the most visited temple in Tamil Nadu. The atmosphere is calm and serene with the sonorous ringing of the puja bells, gentle chirping of the birds and the soothing cool breeze.
Reaching There :
Air : The nearest airport is at Hyderabad , 157-km away.
Rail : Warangal has a railway station and is well connected by rail to important cities of India.
Road : APSTRC and Private buses connect Warangal with Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Karimnagar, Khammam and some other districts