The temple town of Alampur regarded as southern Kasi, is in Jogulamba Gadwal district of Telangana state. In the early inscriptions it is Halampuram, also Hemalapuram and Hatampura in local tradition. There are four gate-ways to the sacred Sri Sailam, to the East is Tripurantakam, to the South is Siddhavatam, to the North is Umamahesvaram and west is Alampuram. A large number of temples are within the township of Alampur itself along the west bank of the river.