Kota Gullu

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Ghanpur group of temples called as Ganpesvara temple complex at Ghanpur in Warangal district were built during the 13th century A.D. These temples represent the Kakatiya style of Architecture. Built of red sandstone, the main temple is decorated with bracket figures. A beautifully built Kalyana mandapa and other subsidiary shrines are worth seeing.are much more attractive and blithe in their appearance, compared to the famous Palampet(Ramappa Temple) bracket figures

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  • The Ghanpur group of temples are located in Ghanpur mandal, around 62 km away from Warangal. It is locally known as "Kota Gullu" It is believed that Ghanpur got its name from the illustrious King Ganapatideva who ruled between 1199 AD - 1260 AD. Exposed to the vagaries of nature and continuous battles, the temple complex is in a dilapidated condition but speaks volumes of the architectural proficiency of the Kakatiyas.
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Kota Gullu or Medaram Jatara is a tribal festival of honouring the goddesses celebrated in the state of Telangana, India.The Jatra begins at Medaram in Tadvai Mandal in Warangal district.[2] It commemorates the fight of a mother and daughter, Sammakka and Saralamma, with the reigning rulers against an unjust law. It is believed that after Kumbha Mela, the Medaram jatara attracts the largest number of devotees in the country. An estimated 10 million people gathered in 2012It is celebrated in Medaram during the time the goddesses of the tribals is believed to visit them. Medaram is a remote place in the Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, a part of Dandakaranya, the largest surviving forest belt