South India & Kerala - Telangana & Andhra Pradesh (PDF Chapter)
This is the Telangana & Andhra Pradesh chapter from Lonely Planet’s South India & Kerala guidebook.
Hyderabad is reason enough on its own to visit this region. Its skyline is defined by the great domes and minarets of ancient mosques, mausoleums and palaces of once-mighty dynasties. The other attractions of these states are less brazen, but you can unearth gems: medieval temple sculptures, ancient Buddhist sites and cheery coastal towns.
- explore the Old City and its unique markets, architectural marvels and restaurants of Hyderabad
- absorb the meditative ambience at beautiful Sankaram, as well as Bavikonda, Thotlakonda and Guntupalli, all destinations on the 2300-year-old monastic trail
- revel in the genius of Kakatiya sculptors at the temple near the village of Palampet
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Best Off the Beaten Track, Hyderabad, Telangana, Bhongir, Warangal, Palampet, Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada, Around Vijayawada, Nagarjunakonda, Visakhapatnam, Around Visakhapatnam, Tirumala & Tirupati, Around Tirumala & Tirupati, When to Go.
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