Karimnagar falls under the region of Telangana. The region falls into the category of a fast developing city with many famous monuments which are in ruins. Karimnagar is one of the 20 most developed districts in India. The famous temple of Lord Raja Rajeshwara Swamy is situated in Vemulawada, the temple of Lord Kaleshwara-Mukteshwara Swamy is situated in Kaleshwaram, and the temple of Veera Hanuman is situated in this district.
- 1 Dharmapuri - Very famous pilgrim centre of Lord Laxmi Narasimha with lot of temples located on the bank of the sacred river Godavari. Famous for astrologers, poets, Vedas. A must visit place.
- Nallagonda-Nustulapur - Famous for Narasimhaswami Temple.
- Vempet-Metpelli - Famous for Venkateshware Temple (organized by Salvagi.krishna).
- Kondagattu - Famous for Veera Hanuman Temple.
- Jagitial - Famous for its textile industry
- Godavari khani - Coal mines are situated in this region falling under the godavari belt
- Ramagundam - This town is also referred to as "Manchester of India" due to its rapid industrialisation. Some of the industries are NTPC, SCCL Coal Mines, FCI, Kesoram Cements, AP GENCO Powerplant, BPL Power (Project under execution)
- Sirisilla - Famous for its textile industry
- Koratla - Famous temple Sai Baba
- Metpally -
- Kaleshwaram ... Lord shivas temple ..
- Musthabad-Pothugal - Very famous for paddy industry. Manair project flows in this region. Due to this, this area has a bigger number of rice mills and people grow up rice crop. Famous Ramaswamy and Hanuman temples are in this place.
- Gambirao pet - This area has Upper Manair (Normal) project in Karimnagar district. This water used by 3 Mandals to cultivate at least 100,000 ac of land.
Probably you would be happy to listen a different accent of Telugu - Mostly widely spoken language in Andhra Pradesh. That is what they call it as Telengana - a language that is a mixture of both Telugu and Urdu. The language is influenced by the rule of Nizams (Muslim kings) in the Telengana region. Urdu is also widely spoken.
Karimnagar has some of the best roads in Telangana. It is a major road junction in Telangana. It is connected by very good roads with the nearest cities like Warangal and Nizamabad and towns like Ramagundam, Mancherial and Kamareddy.
It has one of the biggest and busiest bus stations in Telangana. It is connected to the state capital, Hyderabad, by Rajiv Rahadari. There are frequent buses from Hyderabad to Karimnagar (once every 10 minutes).
Though Karimnagar is equipped with a railway station, the expansion program is still underway. If you want to come to Karimnagar by train, you can either get off at Warangal (80 km) or Kazipet (80 km) and get a bus from there. Alternatively, you can get off at Ramagundam (70 km) or Peddapalli (40 km) and get a local train which operates from Sirpur Khagaznagar to Jagitial via Ramagundam, Peddapall and Karimnagar. The train runs twice a day and takes longer than by road. So, strong advice is to take a bus from any of the stations mentioned above.
To see in Karimnagar are many picturesque locations.
- Lower Manair Dam
- Deer Park
- Nampally Gutta
- Ujvala Amusement Park
- Manthani Reserve Forest
- Crocodile Conservation Park Manthani
- State Museum
- Elgandala Khilla
- Mallareddypet Waterfalls
- karimullah shah sahab dargah
- aarapally ki dargah
- Haati ki khabar
- green square plaza
- Old pump house at Bypass Rd to Hanman Temple
- Qamar Villa
- BB Zarda Co. It has a very famous history been there since Nizams. It was established in 1935 by Bhoga Mallaiah.
- You must visit the oldest theatre: thirandaz theatre.
- Garshakurthy Village, Gangadhara Mondal (25 km west of Karimnagar town). Garshakurthy is famous for Nizam's Khila. Temples: Sri Venkateswara temple, Markandeya temple, Hanuman temple. Parvati Lake is famous for boating and is a joyful place for friends. ₹15.
- If you have ever been to Karimnagar and missed mamaji jalebi, you have missed the true delicacy of Jalebi. Started in a small room and still exists to this day, is situated near Clock Tower in Karimnagar. Go for it and savor your senses.
- Karimnagar's Raju Tea Stall is famous for its Tea, snacks (especially Samosa) and Badusha (a kind of sweet). It is known that Raju tea stall sells at least ten thousand cups of tea every day (i.e. someone or other orders tea every four seconds during working hours).
- You will get good special biryani which you will find at the very famous hotel in Ramagundam near the railway station called Moiz hotel where you can find very good tea for relaxation
- The Biryani of Peacock Restaurant is very famous and is a must try, it is opposite the bus stand, and the two hotels which are also famous for their "chai" are the Majid Ki Hotel and Hussain Cafe.
- If you are in Karimnagar at the time of Holy month of Ramzan, you must have the "Dahi Bade" of Munnu which you will find at Sawaran Masjid after Asar prayer, and also at the famous Akbariya Harees, which you find at Madina Masjid, Mukarrampura.
- The other best place to eat out in Karimnagar is at Geeta Bhavan Udipi Hotel at Mukarrampura Chowrasta.
- Yet another food item of Karimnagar is Kalyani (beef) Biryani which can be found at many hotels, most notable are the Shazia Hotel, Mukarrampura and the Taj Hotel, Karkhanagadda.
You will be able to all kind of drinks like cheap liquor to costly foreign liquors in town. If you go to rural areas will be get white liquor extracted from trees which are similar to coconut trees.
- My village. My village restaurant is very good with moderate prices
Be careful in remote places like villages. Just enquire about the situation there well before you start. Some remote places in Karimnagar are influenced by Maoists – generally they will not trouble passers-by or tourists.
Snakes are abundant in rural areas, so take care.