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Karimnagar, popularly known as Kareem Nagar is an antique city resplendent with architectural marvels and cultural heritage of the yore. Located in the state of Andhra Pradesh, it is one of the famous cities of the South Indian state and is located on the banks of Manair River, a tributary of the Godavari River.
Karimnagar Travel guide is incomplete without a mention of its rich cultural and spiritual legacy. Karimnagar was ruled by different kingdoms over the years and thus the rich cultural influence. The area was first ruled by the Satavahanas, followed by the Vishnukumdin, Vemulavada Chalukyas, Qutub shahis Kakatiyas and Asaf Jahis.
It is a major business spot and is rising as a supreme educational hub. A lot of famous personalities have spent time in Karimnagar. Notable among them are P.V. Narasimha Rao, the former Prime Minister of India; Prof G. Ram Reddy, Vemulawada Bheema Kavi. The district is bounded in the north by Adilabad, in the south-west by Medak District, in the south by Warangal District and Nizamabad District in the west.
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Getting to Karimnagar
The nearest International Airport from Karimnagar is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad, roughly 164 Kms from Karimnagar. The Airport is well connected to many major cities like Delhi, Goa, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Kochi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Madurai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai and Chennai via Air India, Indigo, Jet Airways, Jet Konnect and Spice Jet.
It has its own Railway Station named as Karimnagar Railway Station which is connected to the major cities of the state and other cities such as New Delhi, Bangalore, Mysore, Lucknow, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Puri, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Patna and Gaya.
Karimnagar is 80 Kms from Warangal, 80 Kms from Kazipet, 164 Kms from Hyderabad, 235 Kms from Ruyyadi, 400 Kms from Nagpur, 480 Kms from Kanker, 697 Kms from Pune, 743 Kms from Bangalore and 1587 Kms from New Delhi. Karimnagar is well connected with the above cities via Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation APSRTC and some private travel services.