Jagityal is a small municipality in the Karimnagar District of Andhra Pradesh. It also serves as the administrative headquarters for the district. Jagityal is five hour drive away from Hyderabad. It is an educational hub for students from surrounding agricultural villages and towns. Once ruled by the Nizams of Hyderabad, its influence is still felt in its rich heritage and culture. A fort, built by the Mughal king Ibrahim Dhamsa, is a famous tourist attraction in Jagityal.
Places to Stay
There are many good budget hotels in Jagityal like Hotel L.G Ram (Tariff – Rs1200), Hotel Swarna Palace (Tariff – Rs1800), and Park Deluxe Hotel (Tariff – Rs1000).
The official language of Jagityal is Telugu. Urdu is also spoken by a majority of the population.
Dusshera, Diwali, Vinayak Chavithi, and Holi are celebrated on a grand scale in Jagityal.
Places of Interest
Kondagattu Gutta, a short car drive away from Jagityal, is a very famous Hanuman Temple, along with Dharmapuri –also close by. Jaama Masjid- a mosque constructed in the 18th century, and a fort built during the Mughal period are other interesting places to visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Jagityal is the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad (230 km).
Jagityal does not have a railway station yet.
Jagityal has an APSRTC bus depot, with more than 150 buses plying to Hyderabad, Bhadrachelam, Tirupati, Pamuru, Warangal, Nizamabad and several other locations. The most popular bus operator services are Kesineni, VRL, and Sachin Travels. To make use of cheap bus ticket booking facility on Ticketgoose.com book your tickets in advance.