10 places in South India with historical importance


India is rich in history, culture since the ancient times. And there are many places especially in South India with a lot of historical importance penned deep back to centuries.

South Report brings you the hand picked list of few places in south India with historical importance.


Hampi (Karnataka)

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A UNESCO world heritage site, Hampi was the capital of Vijayanagar Empire. Situated on the banks of Tungabhadra river in Karnataka. The ruins here tells you stories dated back in the past.


Halebeedu (Karnataka).

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Halebeedu, a small town in the Hassan district of Karnataka, is known for its temples built during Hoysala period. Silence at its best.


Hyderabad (Telangana)

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Charminar, Chowmahalla Palace, Falaknuma Palace, Golconda Fort and many more. This place in Nizam’s love in the past.


Warangal (Telangana).

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Kakatiya Dynasty and it’s Royalty. Too much of fun.


Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu)

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Built largely between the 7th and the 9th centuries, the port city of Pallavas has been classified as UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu).

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You ask majority of people why they know Thanjavur and there would be for three reasons:



3.Cholas again!

They elevated this part of Tamil Nadu with their architecture and with proper established reign.


Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh).

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Old Capital of Andhra Pradesh. Pride of Rayalaseema.


Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

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Dedicated to Lord Shiva’s Pancharama and for Buddhism. This places boasts of its architecture and spiritualities.


Kasaragod (Kerala).

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Bekal Fort guards the city like a boss. It is perhaps the largest fort that you see in Kerala.


Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

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This is a hand picked list and there are many more. In case we have missed something essential do put it in the comments below.

Also read: 10 Places for Trekking In South India you should never miss.