Heritage in Karimnagar

Located at a distance of 8 km north-east of the Karimnagar city, Nagunur village holds a lot of prominence in the history of Karimnagar of Telangana. The ramparts of Karimnagar's Nagnoor Fort were once alive with the thumping sounds of a bustling town and the people of Kakatiya dynasty. The fort stands as a testimony to the majestic powers of the great Kakatiyas. The Nagunur Fort is considered to be one of the most important forts of the glorious Kakatiya dynasty. The excavations have brought to light many ruins of a cluster of the Kalyana and Kakatiya temples.

The Nagunur fort is home to a host of important temples dating back to the 12th to 13th century such as Vaishnava Temple, Shiva Temple, Main Trikuta Temple, and the Ramalingala Gudi Temple. The inscriptions found at the fort testify its importance as both political and religious center in the medieval times. Inside the fort, there is cluster of ruined temples that were erected during the periods of Kalyani, Chalukya and the Kakatiyas.

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Nagunur fort is located close to Jagityal town, situated nearly 11 km away and is nearly 61 km from the district headquarters of Karimnagar. The fort is accessible by road.

All days of the week
08:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Tourists can choose Jagityal town which has many hotels.

Tourists can buy booklets here associated with the fort’s history.

Jagityal town has few options for accommodation. Tourists can stay at Karimnagar town where many hotels offer accommodation facilities.