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Gandikota Fort - Things to Know Before Visiting

Gandikota, Andhra Pradesh 516434, India

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About Gandikota Fort

Gandikota is a historical village and fort on the bank of Penna river. The fort was the central power for various dynasties. Pemmasani Ramalinga Nayaka constructed the huge fort at Gandikota with 101 towers replacing the previous sand fort constructed by Kaka Raja.


Attractions Near Gandikota Fort

Aluru kona
Aluru kona26.48km from Gandikota Fort

This is a beautiful waterfalls located in the Anantpur district. this waterfall is located nearby a temple and is inside a forest. The clear water and the silent surrounding will refresh your mind.

Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple
Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple31.21km from Gandikota Fort

Chintala Venkataramana Swamy Temple is a Hindu-Vaishnavite temple situated at Tadpatri in Anantpur district. The temple is dedicated to lord Venkateswara. It is situated on banks of river Penna which is passing through the town.

Belum Caves
Belum Caves36.94km from Gandikota Fort

Belum Caves are the largest and longest cave system in India still open for the tourists. The second largest caves in India after the Krem Liat Prah in Meghalaya and famous for their unique formations such as stalactite and stalagmite formations, the caves were formed over a period of millions of years with the consequent formation of limestone.

Gooty Fort
Gooty Fort76.43km from Gandikota Fort

This is a ruined fort located on a hill in the Gooty town of Andhra pradesh. Situated 300 meters above the ground level. Having been designated as a monument of national importance, Gooty Fort is now a famous attraction alluring visitors owing to its enchanting atmosphere filled with historic ruins.

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.

Siddavatam Fort
Siddavatam Fort83.08km from Gandikota Fort

Siddavatam Fort, constructed in 1303 CE, lies on the banks of the Pennar River. The fort extends over an area of 30 acres (12 ha). Visitors can view gateways and decorated pillars at the two ends of the fort. Top of the fort has been adorned with carvings of Gajalakshmi.

Where is Gandikota Fort

Discover More Attractions in Kadapa, Where Gandikota Fort Is Located

Kadapa
Kadapa
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The name Kadapa is derived from the Telugu word Gadapa (threshold). Kadapa has historical importance since the BC era. Nandalur is an important Buddhist site in the district along with Tallapaka, Rajampeta, Konduru, Khazipeta in the district.

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