Sitaram bagh Temple- One of the oldest temple
- Sitaram bagh temple is one of the oldest temple constructed over 25 acres of land with different styles of architecture.
About the Sitaram bagh Temple
- This Temple is situated in the North-South direction of Mallepally locality near Asif Nagar Hyderabad, Telangana.
- It is over 25 acres of land.
- The temple was constructed by a devotee named Sri Puranmal Mahanandaroy in the year 1833.
- Sitaram bagh Temple is an old and beautiful shrine in Hyderabad, Telangana.
- In this temple complex we can see structures with different architectural styles including South Indian, Rajasthani, Mughal and European.
- The temple is surrounded by a 20ft high wall, it gives a fort-like appearance.
- The main sanctum of the temple enshrines the idols of Lord Ram and Sita made of marble stone.
- The temple also has Lord Hanuman, Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Shiva and Varadarajaswamy sanctums within the complex.
- The temple can be reached from three directions – east, west and south.
- The main gateway is located on the Mallepally-Mangalhat.
- The entrance is built with huge walls adorned with an exquisite gopuram resting on two walls. These walls have balconies with European features.
- The temple complex is entered through a zigzag path and one had to come through a series of quadrangular courtyards, each of it is noted for its architectural grandeur.
- The temple has- the canopied overhanging balcony built in Rajasthani style, a mandapam made of stone is built in South Indian style, three stepped wells and many rooms adorned with stucco decorations.
- When one enters the courtyard they get overwhelmed by the style, grace and scale of the different structures and architectural elements.
- Sitaram Bagh temple is combined of the Moghul-Rajput styles with Qutub Shahi architecture.
- Some of the structures in this temple are said to be about 200 years old.
- There are two domed pavilions near the temple built in Indo-European style, it was constructed in memory of Puranmal and his son, Premsukh Dasji.