Fort kurnool - Things to Know Before Visiting
Qila, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh 518001, India
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About Fort kurnool
Also known as Kondareddy Buruju, is an imposing structure located in the heart of Kurnool city. The fort has different gateways and bastions. The fort has three levels and it was used as watch tower in 17th and 18th centuries.
Attractions Near Fort kurnool
This is a pilgrim village located in Kurnool district which lies on the banks of Thungabadra river. The village is known for the Brindavan of Raghavendra swami. Thousands of people visit the Raghavendra Matha and temples which are located on the banks of Tungabhadra River.
The temple is placed over a hilly area and is said to be associated with one of the most renowned saints in India-Raghavendra swamy.
Farhabad view point is about 9 kilometers from Farhabad entrance gate and it is part of Safari route. It is located in the dense Nallamalla Forest
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.
One of the famous mosques in Raichur built using the Persian style of architecture. The tall minaret is the main attraction of this mosque.
A fortress located on a hilltop in the heart of Raichur which came into existence from the time of Chalukyas. The fort was built by the Kakatiya rulers in 1294 AD. It is surrounded by double rows of massive low circuit walls on its three sides and is built on an 88 m high hill.
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This district derives its name from its chief town Kurnool. Belum Caves are geologically and historically important caves in the district. There are indications that Jain and Buddhist monks were occupying these caves centuries ago.