Heritage in Mahabubnagar

Pillalamarri is an age-old tree and is located around 3 Kilometers from the Mahaboobnagar District head quarters. The place is at a distance of about 90 Kilometers away from Hyderabad. Nature never gets exhausted while showing its creativity. And a human never gets exhausted exploring the wonders and marveling the creations of this maverick magician. Nature has always tried to surprise humans with marvelous creations, and it continues to do so. The great Banyan trees called Pillalamarri is one such artistry stoke of Mother Nature. The tree attracts many people. It is approximately 700 years old. It earned its name Pillalamarri because it is spread into a lot of branches. Because of the scores of branches, one cannot see the main trunk of the tree. The country is home for three great Banyan Trees and Pillalamarri is one among them.

The tree stands is a special attraction for the visitors touring the Mahaboobnagar district. Keeping the increased popularity in mind, the tourism department has set up a small exhibition centre here. Many statues and sculptures are exhibited in the exhibition. The place also has a spiritual significance as an ancient ShivaTemple which was submerged under the Srisailam Project has been relocated here. Other attraction here is the mini zoo with animal parks and bird park.

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Pillalamarri can be reached by road, at a distance of 6 km from Mahabubnagar town.Mahabubnagr can be reached by road and rail from Hyderabad, nearly 100 km away.

There are good restaurants for tourists in Mahabubnagar town.

Tourists can buy locally grown fruits, few handicrafts and some of the rural (home made) coffees and snacks here.

Mahabubnagar town is the ideal option, with several hotels available.