Ramagundam is a city in the Karimnagar District of Telangana. It is situated on the banks of River Godavari at an average elevation of 179 metres above sea level. Ramagundam is the third largest city in Telangana after Warangal and Hyderabad.
The history of the region dates back to the rule of well known kingdoms, namely, the Satavahanas and the Kakatiyas. Mythological significance can be seen in the name of the destination, which is a combination of two words, Rama and Gundam. The destination is popularly known as the City of Energy.
Ramagundam has a rich cultural heritage. Various Hindu festivals are celebrated including Ram Navami, Holi, Janmashtami, Maha Sivaratri, Diwali and Sankranti. Bathukamma festival is the famous festival celebrated here by the Telugu community. Telugu is the main language spoken by the local people in Ramagundam.
Apart from its culture, Ramagundam is also known for its sightseeing attractions like the temple of Lord Rama, National Thermal Power Corporation, etc. The Rama temple is located in the old port town of Ramagundam. National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ramagundam Dam is the largest power station in South India and is the first ISO 14001 certified Super Thermal Power Station in the country.
Best Time to Visit Ramagundam
The ideal time to visit Ramagundam is during the winter months extending from November to February.
How to Reach Ramagundam?
By Air : Hyderabad International Airport is the nearest airport to Ramagundam that is connected with major cities of India.
By Rail : The South Central Railway Station is closest to Ramagundam and is connected with metropolitan cities of the country.
By Road : Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) operates buses on regular basis to Ramagundam.