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Attractions to explore nearby Medak Fort

Medak FortArabgalli, Medak, Telangana 502110, India

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.

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CSI Medak Cathedral1.54 KMs away 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.