Alampur

Alampur

alampurtemple1Alampur in Mahabubnagar District of Telangana is home to the very ancient Navabramma temples dating back to the 7th century AD. Alampur is considered to be the western gateway of Srisailam, the revered Jyotirlinga Shivastalam in Andhra Pradesh. The southern, eastern, and northern gateways are Siddhavattam, Tripurantakam and Umamaheswaram respectively.
The Tungabhadra and the Krishna rivers are in confluence near Alampur, which is also known as Dakshina Kailalsam. The nine temples in Alampur referred to as the Navabramma temples are dedicated to the Lord Shiva.

Jogulamba Devi temple at Alampur, one of the 18 Sakti Peethams in Indian sub-continent, including Sankari Devi temple in Sri Lanka, was reconstructed after 615 years of its initial construction and also recently.alampurtemple2 At Alampur, archeological remains in the form of temples exhibiting a hybrid style of architecture – dating back to the 6th-7th centuries AD are preserved. Some of the images from this site are also housed in a museum nearby.