Tourism

Medak is an important district of Telangana. Medak region was named by QutubShahis as Gulshanabad due to the lush greenery. It is surrounded by Kamareddy, Siddipet and Sangareddy districts.

The district is spread over an area of 2,740.89 square kilometers. According to the 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 7, 67,428. There are traces of Neolithic and Megalithic culture found at Edithanur and Wargal village including rare Rock paintings. Medak Cathedral, the famous church located in Medak town, is the largest church in the state, falling under the Diocese of Medak of the Church of South India. It is a popular church and a massive structure that was built by British Wesleyan Methodists and consecrated on 25th December 1924.

The Edupayala Durga Bhavani temple is a highly revered shrine of goddess Durga Bhavani in the Telangana state. The Medak fort which was built initially by the Kakatiya kings and developed later by the Qutub Shahi rulers stands nearly 90 meters above the surrounding plains. It is an impressive structure and one of the important hill forts in the Deccan region. The Pocharam Forest & Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at a distance of 15 km from Medak, The place is an ideal spot eco-tourism & Surrounded by lush green forest, where visitors can enjoy spotting five species of Antelopes and Deer. The Pocharam Reservoir Lakewas built between 1916-1922 over Allair, a tributary of the River Manjeera. The Nizam’s Bungalow, situated near the reservoir, was constructed in 1918. The Kuchadri Venkateshwara Swamy temple is an ancient Hindu temple located in Kuchanapalli village of Medak district in Telangana State. It is an abode of Sri. Venkateshwara Swamy, and considered a holy divine destination by worshippers and visitors.