Medak Fort in Medak, Telangana, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Medak Fort

Arabgalli, Medak, Telangana 502110, India

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About Medak Fort

The fort was built in the 12th century during the reign of the Kakatiyan ruler, Pratapa Rudra. The fort was originally known as Methuku durgam, which denotes cooked rice. The fort was the command post for the rulers of Kakatiyas and also for the Qutub Shahis who ruled the area. It is a huge structure located on the top of a hill. One has to climb more than 500 steps to reach the top of the fort, which occupies 100 acres on the hilly area. Medak Fort is noted for its architectural magnificence.



Attractions near Medak Fort

CSI Medak Cathedral1.54km from Medak Fort

This is one of the largest cathedral in India since 1947.  Originally built by Charles Walker Posnett, it was consecrated on 25 December 1924. The Medak diocese is the single largest diocese in Asia and the second in the world after the Vatican.

Narsapur Forest Range40.38km from Medak Fort

This is the forest range located in the Medak district. This forest is home for so many animals and insects and there are a large varieties of Flora and Fauna.

Ameenpur Lake58.52km from Medak Fort

Ameenpur Lake is a small lake located in the Indian state of Telangana. it is the first body of water in India to be recognized as the Biodiversity heritage site and is the first biodiversity site which is approved in an urban area.

Dichpally Ramayalam60.66km from Medak Fort

This is a lord Rama temple located at Nizamabad  built in 14th century. Temple was built of black and white basalt stone, with the finest architecture and excellent craftsmanship of goddesses, animals, devils and Khajuraho style erotic structures on it. This ancient temple has awesome sculpture with extremely beautiful carvings on temple walls, ceilings, pillars, and door frames.

HITEC City67.93km from Medak Fort

The Hyderabad Information technology and Engineering consultancy city Abbreviated as HITEC city is an Indian information technology, Engineering, Health informatics, and Bioinformatics Business district which spread around 200 acres.

Durgam Cheruvu69.64km from Medak Fort

This is a freshwater lake located in the Rangareddy district. The lake is also known as Secret Lake because it is hidden between the localities of  Jubilee Hills and Madhopur

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Traces of Neolithic and Megalithic culture was found at Edithanur and Wargal village hillocks in the district.