Khammam is located about 193 km east of Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh. The Official language here is Telugu. The place has derived its name from the vertical rock also known as ‘Kamba’ under the famous temple of ‘Narsimhadri’. The temple of ‘Narsimhadri’ is believed to have been in existence since ‘Treta Yuga’.
The beautiful city of Khammam is located on the banks of Munneru River which is a tributary of the Krishna River. The District is bounded by Chattisgarh state to the north and Odisha state to the Northeast. The place has a very rich and proud history. Khammam has been the birth place of a number of freedom fighters and Telangana Movement.
Khammam is well connected to major cities and towns of the state by road and rail. One can travel within the city by bus which charge very nominal fares. It receives highest annual rainfall in Andhra Pradesh. There are many tourist attractions in Khammam besides the ancient Narsimhadari temple. These places are the beautiful Danavayugudem Botanical gardens, the historical Khammam Fort, Mominan Bazar, Tharuni hut, Mamata medical college with world class infrastructure, the enchanting Lakaram Lake. Tourists can take boat rides in the Lakaram Lake and see Mamata medical college from the boat. Every Sunday, a cinema is shown from projector in the Lakaram Open Hotel. Tourists can also the food items prepared at the hotel.