Telangana: Kakatiya Ramappa temple gets UNESCO Heritage Site tag
Paris: Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple in Telangana has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Sunday.
Ramappa Temple, also known as the Ramalingeswara temple, is located 77 km from Warangal, 15 km from Mulugu, 209 km from Hyderabad in Telangana in southern India. It lies in a valley in Palampet village of Venkatapur Mandal of Mulugu district, a tiny village long past its days of glory in the 13th and 14th centuries.
An inscription in the temple dates it to the year 1213 CE and says it was built by a Kakatiya General Recherla Rudra Reddy during the Kakatiya ruler Ganapati Deva period.
The Temple was included in the proposed UNESCO Heritage Site "The Glorious Kakatiya Temples and Gateways" in 2019 on the "tentative list". The proposal was submitted to UNESCO on 10 September 2010.