Lake / Backwaters
#9 of 17 Places to Visit in Warangal
Distance (From Warangal): 69 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: Near Ramappa Temple
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: 1. This place can be visited along with Ramappa Temple (1 Km).
2. Ghanpuram Temples / Kota Gudulu (12 Kms) can be visited along with this place.
At a distance of 69 Kms from Warangal and 1 Km from Ramappa Temple, Ramappa Lake is a magnificent example of irrigation work of Kakatiya Rulers. Constructed in 13th Century AD by King Ganapathi Deva, the waters of this lake are spread over an area of more than 82 Sq. Kms. The lake still provides water to irrigate 10,000 acres of land.
The lake is over looked by beautiful hill ranges in the background providing a spectacular view especially at Sunset time. It is an excellent place for picnic and one can simply come here and relax under the shade of sprawling trees or walk around appreciating the beauty of nature.
There is a small AP Tourism cottage near the lake which also serves food on demand.
Boating facility is available here. Fee: Rs. 15 for Adult and Rs. 10 for Child.