Medak is located towards the north of the Hyderabad city some 60 kms away. Medak is a small district with the bondaries shared to the adajacent places of Warrangal, Nalgonda, Hderabad and Nizamabad. There is a national highway and a railway line that connects the place with that of Hyderabad city.
Medak was formerly popular as Siddapur Medak, the prefix however, lost its importance in the popular usage. The region was ruled by Kakatiyan rulers in the past. During the reign of Kakatiyan rulers the region served as one of the commanding posts. The district profile is adorned by the heritage left behind by these great rulers and the rich resources it possesses. The place is provided with a number of places that act as a good bait to the tourists. There are however, no nets and nothing fishy. The place is a known tourists destinations with some of the best attractions taking the form of ancient monuments, worshipping places and animal reserves.
Medak Fort that exists as a citadel bears the hallmark of the Kakatiyan empire. The fort built on a hillock is an epitome of architectural and millitary excellence. The strategic location and the construction makes it a marvel in the city.
Medak Church built in the year1924 (year of completion) reveals the touch of the perfection and beauty of the art. The stained glass work is incredible. The building material (tiles) have been imported from Italy. The whole structure portrays a perfect example of Gothic building style.The Wildlife Sanctuary at Medak is one more tourists' favorite. The sanctuary inhabits a number of woodland species including leopard, forest cat, wild dog, wolf, sloth bear, sambar, nilgai, chital and four horned antelope.
The 14th century temple called Sri Kasi Vishweshwara Temple is a popular site in Medak. The temple bears resemblance with that of Thousand Pillars Temple, located at Warrangal. The temple at Edupailu in Medak is equally popular. Medak is enriched with many other sightseeing places.
ERDANOOR located at 5KM From Ganesh Gadda,National Hiway NH-9 Patancheru to Sangareddy to Take Right. SOWDAMMA MATHA TEMPLE, Jathara will celebreted at every year in Jan.Month, Ismailkhanpet near to Sangareddy, (Sapta Prakarauta Bhavani Mata Temple, located at 35 km to the Hyderabad), They are located in the Bonthapally (Veerabhadra Swamy Temple, located at 25 km to the north of Hyderabad), Zarasangam , Koppol (sangameshwara temple,45 km from Medak town), Edupailu (Kanakadurga Temple, 8 km from Medak town, on the banks of Manjira river), Nachagiri temples (Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, 55 km from Hyderabad), Siddipet (Koti Ligeshwara Swamy Temple), Sri Saraswathi Kshetramu, Ananthasagar temple located 22 KM far away from Siddipet in the route of Siddipet to Karimnagar and Chegunta.
Sri Kalyana Venkateshwara Swami Devasthaanam, Vasavi Kanyaka Parameshwari Ammavari Devalayam, Swayam Bhoo Mahakali Devasthaanam, Anjaneya Swami devalayam to name a few. Sri Sri Chamundeshwari Ammawari Temple at Chitkula village of andhole mandal, nearer to the jogipeta town. on the banks of manjira is also a famous shakti temple which is founded by sri ramanayya garu.
The Joginatha Temple at Jogipet and Surya Devalayam at Dakur village are also equally important places in the district. Another one is Kowdipally Mandal Tuniki village in this village is the famous temple is Nalla Pochamma. From Hyderabad to 60 km only. A famous temple of Jagadamba mata and Sri Sri Seva Lal maharaj located at Bommareddygudem village in Pulkal mandal. Sri Sri Seva maharaj was born on 14 February and was principle deity of Banjara tribal.