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Penukonda Fort - Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Penukonda Fort

The Penukonda Fort is one of the main attractions of Anantapur. Located at a distance of nearly 70-km from Anantapur, the fort derived its name from the word Penukonda, which literally means big hill.

Attractions Near Penukonda Fort

Puttaparthi25.66km from Penukonda Fort

Puttaparthi is a small dusty village located in Anantapur district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. It has now attained international as well as national fame because of the glory of Bhagvan Shri Sathya Sai Baba. In Puttaparthy, Sai Baba Ashram was built by his ardent devotees and is called as "Prashanti Nilayam", which means abode of peace.

Lepakshi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple
Lepakshi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple31.42km from Penukonda Fort

Built in the 16th century, This Vijayanagara style temple comes with a profusion of carvings and paintings at almost every exposed surface. t is one of the centrally protected monuments of national importance.

Jayamangali Blackbuck Reserve
Jayamangali Blackbuck Reserve47.55km from Penukonda Fort

This is Tumkur's only notified protected area exclusively for the Blackbucks. The area of the reserve is 798 acres with the largest population of blackbucks. Apart from blackbucks, the area consists of Acacia and Eucalyptus plantation.

Madhugiri Betta
Madhugiri Betta63.69km from Penukonda Fort

Madhugiri is a single hil and the second largest monolith in entire Asia. There lies the fort which is very famous for its architecture.

Kadiri Konda Narasimhaswamy Chenchu Laxmi Temple

This is an ancient Hindu temple located in Kadiri, Narasimhaswamy is the presiding deity in the temple. It is believed that the lord Narasimha Swamy is Swayambhu in this place which was emerged from the roots of Kadri tree roots.

Skandagiri Hills
Skandagiri Hills74.74km from Penukonda Fort

Historically known as Kalwarbetta.Trekkers paradise, mountain, natural beauty

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It is the largest district in the state by area. The name Anantapur was named after a big tank called Anantasagara which means “Endless Ocean”.Lepakshi, a village in Anantapur District famous for the temple of Vijayanagara architectural style, Monolithic Lepakshi Nandi, and Hanging Pillar, Monolithic Naagalingam.