Rudreswara swami temple, The history behind the origin and architecture
Rudreswara swami temple also known as thousand pillars temple
Rudreswara swami temple is an ancient hindu temple which also known as thousand pillar temple. the temple located at hanamakonda, the temple located along with the warrangal fort. this is one of the world heritage site which listed by UNESCO. this is the soul of warangal city. the temple was built by rudra deva in 12th century by following the chalukya style of architecture, the magic of such a wonderful structure can be experienced at every spot of the temple. kakathiyas are one of the empporers who ruled early in south india, we can see a great description about kakatheeyas through the telungu movie rudramadevi.
there is not a single deity as primary shrine. the temple hosts lord shiva, vishnu and surya deva as the main deities. The peoples who reach at rudreswara swami temple is not only for the part of devotion peoples also here to learn more about the indian culture and the wonderful structure of the temple and also search about the heritage of the nation. the star highlight of the temple is about the statue of nandi placed in front of the temple which is a huge one which made up of black granite stone. unfortunately the temple was attacked by Muhammad bin tuglaq during the period of sultanate in India.
The specialty of the temple which has 1000 pillars totally in the structure so that the temple got the name thousand pillar temple, the interesting thing is about the pillars which never be an interrupt from seeing the prime deity anywhere. rudreswara swami temple located 140 km from Hyderabad, APSRTC buses are regularly available from other cities to temple. the nearest rail head located at kazipet and warangal with distances 6 and 9 km respectively. the nearest airport is focused at hyderabad.