Vemulawada is home to one of the famous temples devoted to Lord Shiva in the state of Telangana. Popularly called as Dakshina Kasi, the devotees at this temple worship the presiding deity,Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy. The temple complex is also home to Sri Raja Rajeshwari Devi temple and also a holy idol of Sri Laxmi Sahitha Sidhi Vinayaka.The main presiding deity here is also fondly called as Rajanna. The temple is thronged by thousands of devotees during festivals especially Shivarathri and other auspicious occasions.Rock cut inscriptions found in and around Vemulawada Temple establish the historical importance of this place which was the capital of the Vemulawada Chalukyas ,from 750 AD to 973AD .
Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple situated at Nampally Gutta near Vemulawada is another noted holy shrine that attracts many devotees.