The state of Telangana is popular all over for the world for many heritage structures and historic attractions, that fascinates explorers and visitors alike. Constructed in the 14th century, the Dichpally Ramalayam is one of the oldest and most popular temples in Nizamabad region.
The Dichpally Ramalayam temple is one of the finest examples of the ancient stone architecture. It was built in white and black Basalt stone, and is embellished with idols of goddesses, mythological figures, animals, and also has Khajuraho style erotic structures engraved on each of its pillars, ceilings and door frames.
For the convenience of old and challenged people, the temple also has a pedestrian way. Each carving on the walls, both inside and outside of the temple stand as a testimony to the Kakatiya glory.
The idols of the Lord Rama and his consort Goddess Sita, his brother Lakshmana and his greatest devotee Hanuman were installed in the year 1949. The idol was gifted to the temple by a local devotee Gajawada Chinnaiah Gupta. The shrine is visited by hundreds of devotees on the festival occasion of Sri Rama Navami.
How to reach
Dichpally is located at a distance of about 15 km from Nizamabad. It is well-accessible by road transport. Nizamabad is the nearest railway station.