Devarakonda is a small village in the newly-formed South Indian state of Telangana. The village has an architectural as well as historical value as the Devarakonda Fort was a stronghold of the Recharla Velama Kings who constructed it in the 14th Century. The nearest major urban agglomeration is Hyderabad at a distance of 120 km north-east.
Places to Stay
Being a village, lodging facilities are extremely limited, which is why one is forced to consider Hyderabad. Some of the budget hotels which are worth exploring in the city are Tara International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Arihant Regency (Tariff – Rs. 500), Swagath Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Ashoka Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of Devarakonda is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The Devarakonda Fort is the most important site worth visiting in the village. Other than this, one can always take a trip to Hyderabad and explore the Charminar, Mecca Masjid, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Golconda Fort, Hussain Sagar Lake, NTR Gardens, Lumbini Park, Birla Mandir and others.
How to Get There
The nearest major airport is the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Hyderabad at a distance of 108 km.
The Secunderabad Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 109 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply on the roads of the area. APSRTC-run buses are the most popular here. Buses to the area can be found in Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The number of bus booking sites is increasing by the day. So, whenever you want to book your tickets online log on to anyone of them and get your tickets.