Kazipet is 14 km from Warangal
and 140 km from Hyderabad
. Founded by Nizam Ali Khan
(Nizam II), the town is famous for a shrine (Dargah), dedicated to a Sufi-saint, Hazrath Afzal Biabani. The dargah is popularly known as
. A festival called Jrusu is celebrated every year in honor of the saint. The festival falls during June and July and lasts for 8 days.
Kazipet railway station is on Chennai–New Delhi Grand Trunk route.