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Krishnagiri Fort - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Near, New Bus Stand Road, New Housing Unit, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu 635002, India

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About Krishnagiri Fort

This fort is perched on a hillock which can be accessed by a flight of stairs, it was built in the 16th century by Krishnaddevaraya. This fort has an important role in the history of Tamilnadu.

Attractions Near Krishnagiri Fort

Rayakottai20.14km from Krishnagiri Fort

One of the protected monuments of the Archaeological survey of India. This is built on a hillock which is higher than any other hillock in the vicinity.

Yelagiri Hills
Yelagiri Hills42.47km from Krishnagiri Fort

Yelagiri is a cluster of 14 hamlets lies between four mountains spread over an area of 30 sq km having an altitude of 3500 ft. The tribal people who live here are engaged in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, etc. Orchards rose gardens and green valleys, surround these hills.

Jalagamparai-Waterfalls44.04km from Krishnagiri Fort

Located at a 1000 meter above sea level. The cool hill station of Yelagiri is situated in the district of Vellore. Trekking area, natural beauty, offroad.

Sri Chandra Choodeswara Temple
Sri Chandra Choodeswara Temple45.81km from Krishnagiri Fort

The Chandrachoodeswar temple is situated in the top of a hill at Hosur and was built by Thirupuvanamalla Barvatharaja Anthiyazhvar of the Hoysala dynasty in the year 1260. It is dedicated to the god Shiva and Parvathi. The whole temple is made up of stone and there is a beautiful raja gopuram on top of the prime entrance.

Muthayala Maduvu
Muthayala Maduvu61.89km from Krishnagiri Fort

Also called as Pearl valley. The place is well known for its cascades and the mountain ranges. Nearby the falls, there is a small temple dedicated to Lord Shiva

Theerthamalai63.45km from Krishnagiri Fort

Theerthamalai is an important sacred place in the Dharmapuri district of Tamilnadu. The name Theerthamalai means the hill with holy water. There is a temple locatd in the top of the hillock named Theerthagiriswarar.

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Krishna refers to 'black' and Giri refers to 'hill'. The area contains many granite hillocks.Hence the name Krishnagiri