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Kondaveedu Fort

Edlapadu Mandal, Kondaveedu, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh 522549, India

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About Kondaveedu Fort

Kondaveedu Fort is a historically significant ancient hill fortress located in Kondaveedu . Constructed during the time of Telugu Chodas and was occupied by Kakatiya Ganapati Deva during his campaign in the coastal Andhra. After the capture of Prataparudra by Tughlaq in 1323 AD, his subordinate Prolaya Vema Reddy became independent and shifted his capital from Addanki to Kondaveedu.


Attractions near Kondaveedu Fort

Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary27.2km from Kondaveedu Fort

This is a bird sanctuary located in Uppalapadu village in Guntur district. There are so many birds that migrate from various countries and use those village tanks for nesting.  The bird population in these tanks used to be around 12,000 previously, however lately only about 7000 birds roost in this dwindling habitat through the year. But some initiatives have taken place such as adding artificial trees, local awareness, proper water supply to the ponds etc.

This is an Archaeological museum in Guntur district runs by Andhra pradesh tourism. Home for a great number of relics that are known to have been existing for more than thousand years now. These remains were found during the excavations and this museum discloses the wealth of this region that belonged to the 3rd century BC. The museum discloses the sculptures in the form of galaxy and the images showcase content that were once a part of the Mahachaitya or Giant Stupa.

Undavalli Caves43.3km from Kondaveedu Fort

A monolithic example of Indian rock-cut architecture, the Undavalli Caves are located in the city of Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Carved out of a solid sandstone on a hillside, these caves date back to the 4th to 5th centuries and is a paradise for history lovers. One of the preserved monuments of national importance, this attraction was originally the Jain caves and was later converted into a Hindu temple.

Suryalanka Beach44.4km from Kondaveedu Fort

Suryalanka Beach is the perfect weekend getaway beach to spend time with friends and families. The natural beauty of the beach is major draw for people, who are looking to refresh and rejuvenate themselves. The shore of the beach is wide and spacious. The Suryalanka Beach overlooks the crystal blue waters of the Bay of Bengal.

Prakasam Barrage46.01km from Kondaveedu Fort

Prakasam Barrage was constructed by Sir Arthur Cotton in 1957. It is also used as road and connects the Kolkata-Chennai highway. The barrage provides water for the irrigation purpose and over 1.2 million acre of land is irrigated by the dams water.The Barrage is built in a venetian style and consists of around 160 pillars.

Gandhi Hill47.85km from Kondaveedu Fort

This is a hill in Vijayawada. A Gandhi Memorial, built on this hill, is the first in the country to have seven stupas. The hill is also popularly known by the name of Gandhi. The hill was formerly known as ORR hill.

Where is Kondaveedu Fort

Discover more attractions in Guntur, where Kondaveedu Fort is located

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The district is often referred to as the Land of Chillies. It is also a major center for agriculture, education, and learning. It exports large quantities of chilies and tobacco.