Jangaon is a large town in Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh. It is well connected to all major cities in India by rail and the connectivity by road is also good. The weather of Jangaon is tropical. It derives its name from ‘Jain gaon’ literally meaning village of Jains. There are many places in jangaon which are of tourist interest.
The popular Hindu temple of Narsimha swamy called Yadagirigutta is situated in a hillock and the surroundings are very beautiful. The holy event of Jeedikal Jatara is celebrated biannually at Jeedikal. People gather here in large numbers to witness the holy proceedings. It is believed that Lord Ram passed through here while following the Golden Deer.
The brass artifacts of Pembarthi are famous all around the world as the craftsmen practice the art of embossing on brass and copper here. The scenic beauty of Champak hills is worth seeing. Many tourists come here to see the beautiful view of the green hills. The Bathukamma festival celebrated here are very famous around the region. During the festival the local ladies play Bathukamma. The famous fort at Shahpur and the old Hanuman temple are some other major tourist places of Jangaon.
It is believed that during 11th century Ad the village was the centre of Jains and it is the birth place of famous’ Veera saiva’ saint ‘Renukacharya’. It was ruled by Kalyani Chalukyas during that period. It is mainly famous for the Jain temples of the region.