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Nirmal Town – Land of Toys And Paintings


  • 220 km Hyderabad.
  • 77 km from Adilabad
  • 68 km from Nizamabad
  • 137 km from Karimnagar
Location Nirmal town is located close to Hyderabad-Nagpur National Highway (NH7) in Adilabad District.
Brief Description Nirmal is called as land of toys and it is famous for paintings. Nirmal is a small town in the Adilabad District of Andhra Pradesh. Nirmal is the picturesque town located amidst beautiful forests and hills. This little town occupies leading place in India for its handicrafts and toys. These toys are all the local articles that can be used in daily life- furniture, toys, boxes, paintings, jewellery etc. Nirmal is known for its colourful wooden toys. The tradition of making these wooden toys dates back to 400 years. The toys are carved from local softwood —‘ponki chekka’. Various parts of the toys are glued together and coated with ‘chinta lappam’ — a combination of sawdust and boiled tamarind seeds. Indigenously prepared hues are used.Nirmal, the little town that occupies a proud place on the handicrafts map of India lies in the district of forests, Adilabad. Nirmal is embedded amidst the Sahaydri mountain range which offers a wonderful and pleasant ambience surrounded by hills and forests creating a great climate throughout the year. Nirmal was renamed after a village headman ‘Neema Naik’ who used to make weapons of war. He also encouraged craftsmanship of his workers in making art of the wood engraving. It is said that Nizams of Hyderabad were very much inclined towards Nirmal’s wonderful wooden engravings and craftsmanship.
When to go The best time to visit Nirmal is in from September and January.
Where to stay There are only two main hotels in Nirmal — Sri Krishna Residency and Hotel Tirumala.
Interesting  Facts Nirmal’s handicrafts making is 400 years old and still continuing. Nirmal toys are also exported to abroad.
Food Facilities All type of food items is available in hotels and restaurants of Nirmal Town.
Buses/Trains Availability There are many trains which stop at Basara: VSKP SHIRDI Exp, Kacheguda Akola exp, Devagiri Exp, etc. From Basara, one has to take a bus to reach to Nirmal.
Nearby Tourist Attractions
  • Nirmal Toys and Paintings,
  • Nirmal Fort,
  • Adelli Pochamma Templ,
  • Kadlie Papahareshwara Temple,
  • Ayyapa Temple,
  • Rathala Gudi,
  • Gajulpet church,
  • Devarakota Balaji Temple,
  • Gandiramanna Saibaba Temple,
  • Bramarambha Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple.
Contact Numbers Sri Krishna Residency, Hotel, (Opp: Nirmal Toys Showroom, Nirmal), Tel: 08734-244255, Mobile: 9705972103



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