Ramappa LakeRamappa Lake is a manmade lake situated in Palampet at a distance of about 1 Km from Ramappa Temple and 70 Km from Warangal in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The lake is another example of Kakatiyan architecture. The lake was built more than 700 years ago. Apart from being used for irrigation a lot of people come here with their family for a picnic and relax under the mystic air of the lake. The lake is also famous, especially among kids, for its boating facility. Situated amidst the hill ranges, Ramappa lake is a perfect place to enjoy and have fun with your loved ones. Many people like to take a walk on the treks of the lake to enjoy the beauty of this place.
The lake was built by Ganapati Deva, a Kakatiyan Ruler in 13th century. Kakatiyan rulers used to have this tradition to build a tank near the temple. Hence after completing the Ramappa Temple in 1261, this lake was built at a distance of about 1 Km from the temple. The lake is spread over an area of 82 sq Km and provides irrigation to 10,000 acres of land.
Significance of Ramappa Lake
Ramappa Lake plays a very important part in the life of people here. The lake enhanced tourism in the area. Boating facility lures people towards the charm of the lake. Apart from tourism the lake provides water to a huge number of land for irrigation purpose, which directly impact the life of the people of Palampet.
How to Reach at Ramappa LakeMulug is the nearest town to Palampet and is easily accessible by road. Although there is no bus direct to the lake, but on Saturday and Sunday APTDC runs buses direct to the Ramappa Lake and temple.
Quick Facts about Ramappa Lake
Established – 13th Century
Boating Fee - Adult – 15, Child - 10
Distance from Warangal - 65 Km
Best Time to Visit - October to March
State Tourism Department – 040-23450444
Warangal Tourism Office Contact Number: 0870-2459201