Chitradurga Fort, Chitradurga

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Explore the sprawling hilltop complex of Chitradurga Fort, built some time in the 17th to 18th century. Constructed upon and around monolithic rocks, the fort looks across the flatlands and covers some 607 hectares (1,500 acres). View numerous temples around the area, with 18 in the upper fort alone, and inspect intricate carvings in the rock faces. Bring plenty of water and snacks along with you while enjoying this huge site. To visit Chitradurga Fort and get the most from your holiday in Chitradurga, create itinerary details personal to you using our Chitradurga online trip itinerary builder .
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  • Chitradurga means fort city, if ur visiting chitradurga first place to visit is fort . one of the historical place. make sure if ur visiting in the early morning later you may find it difficult to cli...  more »
  • Chitradurga fort is in District Headquarters Chitradurga, Approx 200Km from Bangalore towards Pune Road, Great to visit the Place and adventurous to climb and joyfull once we reach the top of the fort...  more »
  • Chitradurga fort is situated in a huge area, visiting this fort was an amazing experience. The walls are magnificent and the way it is built with stones is simply amazing.  more »
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  • It was a great experience visiting Fort, I was fascinated and attracted to the ancient culture, traditions, their architecture. One can well Imagine about the ancient life. Their are 25 places to visit, I which hardly 15 to 20 will be shown by guide as they bare one and half hour hardly, but its worth hiring as you will get to know the history and important facts about the Fort. But try to visit all the places. Its advised to reach early by 9 to 10, as there are many places on hill tops it will take time, kindly carry water bottles, and food, as there is no provision for food, but you can get water and snacks from the canteen inside the fort with 10% extra cost. Please check the below photos for the place details. Thank you, happy visiting.
  • One of the largest forts in India, especially in the southern part of India, Pretty well maintained and open to the public, the fort offers an unique glimpse into architecture of the yore. Guides are available here from Rs. 200 on wards and it is recommended to take a guide to understand the architecture and the ancient way of life in detail, like point out places where an ancient cannon ball struck the ramparts during a siege and hence the repair work has different colored stone than the original one. The rates for guides are very bargain-able. While this fort is very immaculately maintained, it has all but 1 food stall or clean restrooms. Only a single government operated stall is there which does seem to sell at inflated prices. Overall a good 2 to 3 hour visit. Mornings or early evenings are recommended since there is a lot of walking on not so even surfaces and as the day progresses, it gets hotter
  • It's a pretty huge place to explore. You need to walk a lot to see the places within the fort. Definitely worth visiting for adventure seekers, since there is also a peak point within the fort, where you would literally have to do rock climbing and stuff, to reach the highest point, and it's definitely worth exploring. There are two ways to reach the peak, both are an amazing experience. The pics that I have uploaded is the one we took after reaching that point
  • Built on an area of 1500 acres, this massive fort is certainly worth a watch. Do book a guide as they'll show you the important places quickly. There's also a refreshment center on top that sells water and other stuff
  • One of the oldest rock fort of the country with huge historical significance. It's well preserved. It's good for one day trek on the rocky hill.

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