Warangal Bhadrakali Temple - History, Attractions and Images

Bhadrakali Temple is a popular Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali or Kali Matha.

The temple is located on the banks of Bhadrakali lake on a hilltop, between the twin cities of Warangal and Hanamkonda in Telangana State, India.

Warangal Bhadrakali Temple Info:

Primary Deity Goddess Bhadrakali
Location Hanamkonda
District Warangal
Major Festivals Navratri and Shakambari Festival
Date Built 625 AD
State Telangana
Temple Timings Morning:- 05:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Evening:- 03:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Pincode 506007
Phone 0870 298 9999

Warangal Sree Bhadrakali Devasthanam

One of the main attraction of this temple is the fierce looking Goddess Bhadrakali. It is one of the oldest temple in India dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali [literally means Maha Kali Mata].

Sree Bhadrakali Devasthanam Hanamakonda

History of Warangal Bhadrakali Temple:

From the ancient inscriptions found on the temple wall, it is believed that Bhadrakali Temple is constructed by the Chalukya dynasty King Pulakeshin II around 625 AD.

How to Reach Warangal Bhadrakali Temple:

By Road:

The temple is just 2 to 3 km away from Warangal City and is easily accessible by roadways.

TSRTC operate regular buses to Warangal. You can easily get to the temple by hiring an auto-rickshaw from Warangal bus stand.

By Air:

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Shamshabad, Hyderabad is the nearest major international airport to Warangal, which is at a distance of 144.3 km via NH163 from the city.

By Rail:

Warangal railway station (station code:WL) is well connected to all major cities of India. It is present on Delhi-Vijayawada-Chennai route.

Another nearby station is Kazipet Junction railway station (station code:KZJ) present on Delhi-Kazipet-Secunderabad route.

Bhadrakali Temple Timings:

Morning Evening
05:00 AM - 01:00 PM 03:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Warangal Bhadrakali Temple Timings

Food and Accommodation:

Visitors can easily get food and accommodation facility at Haritha Kakatiya hotel and other popular budget friendly hotels in Warangal city.

Festivals and Events:

Annual Shakambari Festival is a 15-day event celebrated at Warangal Bhadrakali temple in the month of July and the main deity is decorated with different kinds of vegetables during the celebrations.

Bhadrakali temple is one among the very few temple in Telangana where "Navaratri Chatushtayam" is organised on a grand note.

Other important events and festivals celebrated at this temple are Batukamma festival,Sri Rama Navami and Ugadi.

Other Tourist Attractions near Bhadrakali Temple:

Sri Bhadrakali Temple at Hanamakonda

Warangal Fort is just 7 km away from Bhadrakali Temple and takes approximately 15 minutes to travel from temple to the fort.

Kakatiyula Veyi Stambhamula Devalayam or Thousand Pillar Temple is just 2 km away from the temple and can be easily reached on road in around 6 minutes.

Nearby Tourist Attractions

  1. Pakhal Lake
  2. Kakatiya Rock Garden
  3. Kakatiya Musical Garden
  4. Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary
  5. Ramappa Temple and Ramappa Lake
  6. ISKCON Warangal Temple
  7. Siddeshwara Temple
  8. Padmakshi Temple in Hanamkonda
Sri Bhadrakali Temple at Waranal Hanamakonda

Best Time to visit Warangal Bhadrakali Temple:

Best time to visit Bhadrakali Temple is during August and September months. The temple is crowded with devotees during Weekends and on festival days.

Author Note:

I have visited Kaleshwara Mukteswara Swamy Temple, Ramappa Temple and Bhadrakali Temple in a single day.

Readers are advised to plan their travel itinerary in advance and try to visit some of the best tourist places in Warangal and its surrounding areas.

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