Telangana Tourism through its department of tourism called TSTDC offers many tour packages like Hyderabad city tour, Papikondalu tour and destinations in Telangana regions.
- The name “Telangana” refers to the word Trilinga Desa, earned due to the presence of three ancient Shiva Temples at Kaleshwaram, Srisailam, and Draksharamam.
- A more historical reasoning is that during the reign of Nizams, the region was known as Telugu Angana.
Telangana region has been ruled by great dynasties such as Sathavahanas, Kakatiyas, Chalukyas, Mughals, Qutubshahis, Asafjahis, Kakathiyas contributions to architecture are considered most impressive while Sathavahanas ruled Telangana region for about 400 years right from the 2nd century B.C. to beyond the 2nd century A.D. Among Kakathiyas, Prataparudra, was a great ruler who ruled till A.D.1323.
Finally, due to the whole-hearted efforts of Telangana society and political parties, the Government of India agreed for the creation of a separate Telangana state in July, 2013 and Telangana came into effect on June 2, 2014, as ‘Telangana state’, the 29th state of Indian Union.
Telangana Tourism Information:
The Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation (TSTDC) is a state government agency which promotes tourism in Telangana, a state in the Southern region of India. Hyderabad, the state capital, ranked second best place in the world that one should see in 2015 which is published in the annual guide of ‘Traveler’ magazine of National Geographic.
Hyderabad and Warangal are the largest cities among 31 districts, with many tourist places in Telangana state where you can find many historical places of kakatiya dynasty and Nizams.