Ramalingeswara/Ramappa temple is in Palampet village. The presiding deity Lord Shiva worshipped Ramalingeswara Swamy. Ramappa temple timings are from 6 AM to 6 PM. Sculpture Ramappa built the Temple, and it is the only Temple in India named the Craftsman name for the Temple. The Temple is famous for its unique architecture and historical richness—it was built in 1213 AD by Kakatiyas.
The Temple has built with reddish sandstone. The outside columns around the Temple have brackets of black basalt.
The carvings inside the Temple are of mythical animals, female dancers, and musicians. The bricks used to construct the roof are lightweight and float on the water.
History of The Temple:
The Kakatiya King Ganapathi Deva constructed the Temple under the supervision of Chief Commander Recharla Rudra. There are two Ramalingeswara shrines on either side of the Temple, with Nandi facing Lord Shiva; the Temple stands on a 6ft high star-shaped platform and is the best in the middle ages of South India.
The Temple remained undamaged despite many Wars, robberies, and natural disasters. The Temple got damaged to some instinct when there was an earthquake in the 17th Century.
The small parts of the Temple were ruined and neglected—the Archaeological Survey of India undertook the Temple for mending.
UNESCO World Heritage Site included Ramappa in “The Glorious Kakatiya Temples and Gateways”, 2019. On September 10th, 2010, the archaeology department submitted the proposal to UNESCO.
Once, Marco Polo visited the Kakatiya Empire and reportedly called Ramappa temple “the brightest star in the galaxy of temples”.
Ramappa Temple Timings:
Ramappa temple darshan timings are from 6 AM to 6 PM. Devotees perform special poojas, Archana, Harathi, and Abhishekam to Lord Shiva daily.
|Monday||6:00 am to 6:00 pm|
|Tuesday||6:00 am to 6:00 pm|
|Wednesday||6:00 am to 6:00 pm|
|Thursday||6:00 am to 6:00 pm|
|Friday||6:00 am to 6:00 pm|
|Saturday||6:00 am to 6:00 pm|
|Sunday||6:00 am to 6:00 pm|
Best time to visit:
Devotees visit the Temple every day. The best time to visit the Temple is between October to April.
Places to visit nearby Temple:
- ISKCON Temple Warangal
- Warangal Fort
- Mini Zoo Warangal
- Bhadrakali Temple
- Bheemuni Paadam Waterfalls
- Thousand Pillar Temple
- Sammakka Sarakka Temple
- Pakhal Lake
- Warangal Planetarium
- Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kakatiya Musical Garden, Warangal
- Kakatiya Rock Garden Warangal
- Padmakshi Temple
- Laknavaram Lake Warangal
Hotels nearby Temple:
- Haritha Grand Hotel & Restaurant Gattamma
- Uma Maheshwara lodge
- Haritha Hotel Glass Cottages Laknavaram
- Haritha Lake View Resorts Ramappa
Ramappa Temple Address & Phone Number:
- Nandi Mandapam, RAMAPPA, Mulugu, Telangana 506345
- Phone Number: 040 2326 2151
- Website: https://telanganatourism.gov.in/
How to Reach Temple:
Ramappa temple is in Palampet Village, 17 km from Mulugu Taluq and 77km from Warangal.
The nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad.
The Warangal railway station is the nearest.
There are several buses to reach the Temple. From Warangal, people visit the Temple by bus and other transports.
The Temple has named after the sculptor Ramappa, who built it, making it the only Temple in India to be named after its craftsman.
Racherla Rudra Reddy.
Clay mixed with acacia wood, trash and myrobalan fruit.