Top 5 temple locations of Telugu movies in India
Top 5 temple locations of Telugu movies inTelangana and Andhrapradesh are 1.Ammapalli SriRama temple 2.Sanghi temple 3.1000 pillar temple 4.Ramappa temple 5. Yaganti temple.
1.Sri KodandaRama Swamy temple, Ammapalli No.1 of top 5 temple locations of Telugu states.
Location:5 km. from Shamshabad,near airport,Hyderabad,Telangana.Nature is good on the way to Temple.History:Sri Rama at vanavasa has taken rest here. Anjaneya was not there at that time,so he is called as Kodanda Rama.(this place included in dandakaranya as per Ramayana)
This temple is of 11th century,constructed by Chalukyas.90 ft Gopuram(7 starred tower)is main attraction.A single black stone sculptured Rama,sita,Lakshmana idols,including makara thoranam are rare,it is one of 6 in all over India. Anjaneya idol is placed beside Garuda at dwajasthaba.
Things to do:Siva temple, Anjaneya temple, koneru, Nagara, kalyana madapam included in 9.5 acre.Timings:6 am-1.30 pm and 2.30-7.30pm.Take food and water if you want to spend sometime.Movies:450 movies shot here.Starting from Pothuluri veerabhrahmam gari charithra,Murari…Telugu,Tamil,Hindi movies,serials.
2.Sanghi temple:(No.2 of top 5 temple locations)
Location:30 km from Hyderabad,near Ramoji film city,Sanghi nagar.History:The main god here is 9.5 ft Lord Venkateswara.Temple was constructed in 1991.The architecture is Chola Chalukya style.Main huge maha dwaram,huge temple complex are main attractions of temple.The temple was constructed on a hillock called Paramanand giri.It was developed by Sanghi industrial group,so it named as Sanghi temple.
Timings: 5-8 am and 6-8 pm Archanas, sevas will be performed. General timings:8-10.30 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.There are steps around 150 to reach temple.
Things to do: Visit sub temples dedicated to Padmavathi,Ashta lakshmi,Rama,Anjeneya,Shiva,Durga,Ganesha,Karthikeya,Navagraha. Pavitra vanam(holy garden) in which plants are grown leaves,flowers will be offered to gods.View from hillock is beautiful.Movies:Hollywood,Bollywood,Telugu movies shot here. Osaravelli,Bommarillu,Katamarayudu,Dulhan hum le jayenge
3.1000 pillar temple:No.3 of top 5 temple Locations
LOCATION:Warangal city,Telangana.History:It was constructed in 11th century by Rudra Deva in Chalukya style of architecture.Main gods of this temple are Lord Vishnu,Rudreshwara swamy(Shiva) and SuryaDeva.This temple stands as statement of finest art of Kakatiyas.Get a glimpse of this wonderful construction in life time.
The temple has star shaped architecture,supported pillars that are richly carved.A huge monolith Nandi,made up of black basalt stone will attract tourists.Timings:5 a.m.-9 p.m.
4.Ramappa:no.3 of top 5 temple locations
Location:70km. from Warangal city,Telangana.History:Ramalingeswara temple known as Ramappa temple because Ramappa was chief sculptor.It was built by kakatiya rular Ganapathi Deva,belongs to 12th century.This temple was built with bricks that easily float on water.At the entrance Black basalt stone Nandi was main attraction in NandiMandapam.
Temple was in valley so took 40 years to complete temple.Elaborate carvings line the walls,pillars and ceiling.6 ft high platform surrounds temple named pradakshinapatha,we’ll admire architectural brilliance.Timings:6am-6pm.Movies:Varsham,Rudramadevi,old telugumoviesThings to do:Ramappa lake
5. Yaganti :
Location:76km. from kurnool,Andhra pradesh.History:Lord Siva self manifested as Arthanareswara called Uma maheswara swamy.It belongs to 5th century.Timings:7-11am,5-8pm.Movies:Akkadiki pothavu chinnavada(Nikhil)Kerala cave temple.Things to do:Banaganapalli,Belum caves,Mahanandi.