Telangana, the 29th and youngest state of India, formally recognized on June 2, 2014 is a treasure trove of tourist destinations. Telangana is known for its hospitality and multicultural and pluralistic society. Hyderabad, the capital city of this state is the fifth largest city in India and home to some of India's best educational institutions, public sector and defence companies and a thriving global services sector and film industry and known for its world famous Hyderabadi Biryani.

Constituting a major part of Deccan plateau, Telangana has a pleasing climate, with abundant natural and water resources. The state is the gateway to Krishna and Godavari Rivers in South India and is considered the seed capital of India. One of the wealthy economies in India, Telangana is here to take its rightful place in the country, as a highly developed state and society with a proud history and grand heritage.

Telangana apart from the historical perspective of various dynastic and regional and cultural influences offers its visitors a plethora of places of pristine natural beauty. With serene lakes, verdant woods, rocky regions, abundant wildlife, flora and fauna, elaborately carved temples, magnificent palaces and forts reflecting architectural blends of Hindu, Pathan and Persian styles. The artistic temper of the local people finds expression in the varied art forms of the different tribes and regions of Telangana in paintings, handicrafts in wood and metal and textile of International repute.

Telangana is famous world-wide for its amazing Bronze castings that require exquisite skills for creating incredible idols. Nirmal town is world-famous for its varied range of handicrafts made using best traditional techniques to create masterpieces. Other prominent art works of the state include Nizamabad panels, Nirmal painted furniture, Dokra castings, Silver Filigree, Cheriyal Scroll Paintings, Bidri craft, Pembarthi brassware etc.

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Interesting Facts about Telangana

No. of Visitors to State in the year 2019:The number of international arrivals in the state during the year 2019 was 3,23,326 and the number of domestic tourists was 8,30,35,894.

Best Season to visit:The weather in the state of Telangana is mostly warm round the year except for a few months during the winter season. October to February is the best time to visit the state.

Two Tiger Reserves in the state and Three National Parks in the city: Telangana state has two Tiger Reserves i.e. Kawal Tiger Reserve and the Amrabad Tiger Reserve and the capital city of Telangana - Hyderabad has three National Parks in its limits namely KBR National Park, Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park, Mrugavani National Park.

Regatta in Hussain Sagar:The Hussain Sagar lake is a large man made lake in Hyderabad. Boating and water sports are a regular feature in the lake. It is home to sailing clubs. The annual regatta here is very popular with tourists and people of this city.

Creative City of Gastronomy: The Hyderabad city has got the recognition by UNESCO as “CREATIVE CITY” in the Gastronomy category. It is among the two cities from India in the list of 66 cities, the other being Mumbai in the Film category.

Most Livable City: Hyderabad city for the 5th consecutive time maintained the status as ‘most livable city’ in the country as per the Mercer’s Quality of Living (India) Rankings – 2019 (143rd position globally). This honor is shared with ‘Pune’, the second-largest city of Maharashtra.

Home for MNCs: Hyderabad is home to many Multinational Companies’ (MNCs) large scale operations like Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other big MNCs.

Octopus View Point: The Octopus view point is located close to the Domalapenta Forest Check post, where the visitors can enjoy spectacular views of the lush green vegetation and the backwaters of Krishna river (Srisailam dam). The Krishna river water, which is spread between the hillocks, looks like an octopus in appearance.

Farhabad View Point: It is located in the dense Nallamala Forest (Amrabad Tiger Reserve). The entrance gate is located on Mannanur – Srisailam highway road and it is about 16 kilometers from Mannanur Forest check post and 9 kilometers from Farhabad entrance gate and it is part of a Safari route.