©

Warangal trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Holiday Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Warangal

Warangal ; is a city and the district headquarters of Warangal district in the Indian state of Telangana.In 2014, the city was included in the proposed HRIDAY - Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana by Government of India, along with eleven other Indian cities. It was also listed among the 100 proposed smart cities that will be eligible for additional investment to improve urban infrastructure and industrial opportunities. It has a population of about one million and this made the city corporation to be upgraded to Greater Warangal in early 2015.Etymology"Oru" means 'single' and "Kal" is referred as a 'stone' in local language. The word "Orugallu" synonyms, one rock, which describes the city was carved out of a single large stone. The word "Ekashilanagaram" is other way of describing the name Orugallu which literally means same as "City Carved Out of Single Stone", used very commonly in the period of Kakatiyan empire. As the time went on, Orugallu was changed to "Warangallu" and finally settled as Warangal.HistoryWarangal, then known as Orugallu, was the capital of the Kakatiya dynasty from 1195 CE until that ruling family was defeated by the Delhi Sultanate in 1323. The city was then renamed as Sultanpur.The Kakatiyas left many monuments, including an impressive fortress, four massive stone gateways, the Swayambhu temple dedicated to Shiva, and the Ramappa temple situated near Ramappa Lake. The cultural and administrative distinction of the Kakatiyas was mentioned by Marco Polo. After the defeat of Prataparudra II, the Musunuri Nayaks united 72 Nayak chieftains and captured Warangal from Delhi Sultanate and ruled for fifty years. After the demise of the Nayaks, Warangal was part of the Bahmani Sultanate and then the Sultanate of Golconda.
Start your trip to India by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Warangal

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Warangal

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Best Deals Guaranteed

Recently planned trips to Warangal

2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Hyderabad & Warangal BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM INDIA December, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Warangal BY A USER FROM INDIA February, kids, popular PREFERENCES: February, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans