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2 Forts to explore in Krishnagiri

Krishna refers to 'black' and Giri refers to 'hill'. The area contains many granite hillocks.Hence the name Krishnagiri

Krishnagiri FortNear, New Bus Stand Road, New Housing Unit, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu 635002, India

This fort is perched on a hillock which can be accessed by a flight of stairs, it was built in the 16th century by Krishnaddevaraya. This fort has an important role in the history of Tamilnadu.

RayakottaiRayakottai, Tamil Nadu 635116, India

One of the protected monuments of the Archaeological survey of India. This is built on a hillock which is higher than any other hillock in the vicinity.