Welcome to Palampet
About 70km northeast of Warangal, the stunning Ramappa Temple is near the village of Palampet. Built in the early 13th century, it's the outstanding gem of Kakatiya architecture, covered in wonderfully detailed carvings of animals, lovers, wrestlers, musicians, dancers, deities and Hindu legends. Brackets on its external pillars support superb black-basalt carvings of mythical creatures and sinuous women twined with snakes. The large temple tank, Ramappa Cheruvu, 1km south, is popular with migrating birds.