View from Ananthagiri Hills
|Location||Telangana, South India|
It is one of the earlist habitat areas. Ancient caves, medieval fort structures and temple shows the antiquity of this area.
The Musi River, also known as Muchukunda River, used to originate in Anantagiri Hills 90 kilometers to the west of Hyderabad and flowed due east for almost all of its course. It joins the Krishna River at Vadapally in Nalgonda district after covering a total distance of about 240 km.
Tourist attractions near Ananthagiri Hills
Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple
This temple is located in Ananthagiri hills, about 75 kilometers from Hyderabad. Lord Vishnu is in the form of Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy and Ananthagiri is named after him.
Near the temple, there is this lake called Nagasamudram Lake or kotipally reservoir which is located near to a dam and at a distance of regarding 20 km from Ananthagiri hills. The lake is also known as Kotipally Reservoir as it is also a masonry dam. It offers one of the most serene views during monsoons in India. Kayaking facility is also available here and there is a way to walk around the lake.
There are two trekking trails in the forests, one that begins from the Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple and another that begins about 0.5 kilometres from the temple, towards Kerelli.
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