Divine in Hyderabad

Sri Ujjaini Mahankaali Temple is a popular temple devoted to Godess Mahankaali in Secunderabad area of Telangana. Devotees offer their prayers to the goddess every day at this 190-year old temple.

According to legend, in the year 1813, a Military Battalion was transferred to Ujjaini. This was a time when there was Cholera outbreak and thousands of people had reportedly perished. Suriti Appaiah who was part of the Military Battalion and his associates reportedly went to Mahankali Devasthanam at Ujjaini and offers prayers that if the people were saved from this epidemic, they would be installing the idol of Mahankaali at Secunderabad. Promptly after his return from Ujjaini, Sri Suriti Appaiah and his associates went ahead and installed the idol of Goddess Mahankaali which was made of wood at Secunderabad in July 1815. During the construction of sanctum sanctorum, a stone idol of Manikyalamma was reportedly found and even that idol was reportedly installed beside Sri Mahankaali Ammavaru.

Sri Suriti Appaiah later developed the temple with the help of philanthropic people and this was eventually taken over by the endowments department. Thousands of devotees offer prayers during Ashada jathara, which usually falls on Sunday and Monday.

The goddess Ujjain Mahankaali is seen in a Padmasana posture with four hands along with a sword, spear and also a essel of amrut damaru in the form of a beautiful stone idol. The idol is covered with silver and devotees make sacrifices after fulfillment of their wishes.

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Ujjaini Mahakali temple, located in Secunderabad, more than 8 km away from Secunderabad railways station is easily accessible by road.

All Days of the Week
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

There are many eateries, budget hotels and deluxe hotels in a 2-3 km radius from the famous temple. Visitors can sip hot chai at many stalls operating near the temple.

Visitors can buy many puja related items, soft toys, children’s toys, fresh fruits and flowers near the temple.

Telangana Tourism operates Plaza Hotel in Begumpet,located at distance of 6.4 kms from Ujjaini Mahankali is a comfortable stay. The Plaza hotel here is ideal for tourists visiting destinations in and around Hyderabad. There are standard and deluxe A/C rooms and the interiors are world-class, designed aesthetically to attract tourists. The rooms of the hotel are well-maintained, the environs look pleasing and this hotel is built in signature style in the midst of the city. There is also an attached restaurant here offering quality food for the visitors at specified timings. A prominent hotel of Telangana tourism, Plaza Hotel has well-laid tiles while the woodwork of suites indicate world-class construction, thereby creating a landmark hotel of the tourism department.


Haritha Taramathi baradari resort is located at a distance of 18.2kms from Ujjaini Mahankali temple,is an attractive destination in Hyderabad. The resort has an Open Air Auditorium, which is ideal for corporate gatherings and private events. It also has an Air Cooled Theatre and Banquet Hall that are a perfect fit for special events, conferences and exhibitions. It comes with an attached pantry, a multi cuisine A/C restaurant and a 50 PAX A/c Bar(saqi) for spending some quality time.The resort also has a souvenir shop and swimming pool that comes with a modern health club with best facilities for fitness and leisure. There are A/C suites and A/C rooms that can be an ideal way to enjoy luxury in the vicinity of a prominent monument. Spending time close to a heritage destination with best accommodation and quality food, with all trappings of a resort has never been this wonderful!

Gandhi Hospital
Musheerabad, M.I.G.H colony, Aruna Colony, Walker Town, Padmarao Nagar, Secunderabad, Telangana 500003, India
+91 40 2750 5566

KIMS Hospitals - Secunderabad
Minister Rd, Krishna Nagar Colony, Begumpet, Secunderabad, Telangana 500003, India
+91 88973 14141

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+91-040-2781 4744