One of the oldest Hindu temples dedicated to Bhadrakali (a form of Goddess Kali), Bhadrakali Temple in the holy city of Warangal is visited by flocks of pilgrims every year. Located on the exquisite Lake Bhadrakali, the temple is surrounded by huge boulders and houses a beautiful idol of the Goddess. There are statues and carvings of Goddess’s mount lion, Subramanya Swamy, Lord Hanuman and Lord Shiva.
Constructed way back in the 7th century, the temple lost its significance at the end of the Medieval Age and was renovated in 1940s. There are more than a dozen temples of religious importance in the close proximity. One can enjoy boating at the lake. Another engrossing activity is to watch the sun majestically setting down behind the lake.
Strict cloth codes must be followed at some temples. Entry to non-Hindus is prohibited in few temples. Strictly follow the rules and rituals.
Warangal is easily accessible by road on state run ordinary and luxury buses from destinations like Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Vijayawada, Mysore and many others. City bus service is available to access the holy temple. Taxis offer comfortable journey to reach the temple.
Warangal Railway Station is only about 5 km. away from the temple. Train connectivity is possible to the station from cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai. Taxis, cabs and auto-rickshaws are available at the station to conveniently access the temple.
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport of Hyderabad is located about 164 km. away from the temple. A busy aerodrome of the region, it offers flight connectivity to London, Hong Kong, Dubai, Muscat, Kuala Lumpur and many other foreign locations. Domestic flights can be boarded from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Goa, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Bhopal and various other Indian cities.