Vanasthalipuram

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Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)- Male & female in Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park, Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad
Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)- Male & female in Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park, Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad
Country India
StateTelangana
Elevation
566 m (1,857 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total33,814
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTS

Vanasthalipuram is a very busy commercial and residential locality in L. B. Nagar zone of Hyderabad. It is located towards (Vijayawada) and Nagarjuna Sagar highway roads. During the rule of the Nizam of Hyderabad, the area was a dense forest with wild animals and famous as a hunting ground, hence the name Vanasthalipuram (Vana="forest"+sthali="place"+puram-a locality or site). Vanasthalipuram derived its name from Harini Vanasthali, an Deer Park located beside national highway, it was originally known as Shikharghar.

Landmarks[edit]

Mahavira Harina Vanasthali (deer park), Saheb Nagar Trinetra Hanuman Temple, Venkateswara Swamy temple, Ganesh Temple are some of the attractions of this area. Tourist attractions and entertainment areas like Ramoji Film City.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation of Election Wards" (PDF). Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 November 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2017.