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Thousand Pillar Temple

Thousand Pillar Temple lies about 5 km from Warangal and is near the Hanamkonda-Warangal highway. Built by a Kakatiya King, Rudra Dev, in 1163, the temple is in shape of a star and has three shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Surya. One thousand carved pillars and the 6 ft high black basalt Nandi at the entrance are the exclusive features. Built on the slopes of the Hanumakonda hill, the temple has beautifully carved doorways, pillars, ceiling and perforated screens. Small lingams are also seen in the temple premises.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Warangal
Location: Warangal

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