Gandikota Fort, Guntur District

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Admire impressive towers of Gandikota Fort, a stone fort built upon a hill on the right bank of Pennar River. Guarded by a huge 20 m (66 ft) high entrance gate, the fort features 101 separate bastions each of them over 12 m (40 ft) tall. Two fort houses two exquisitely carved temples build in 15th-16th century and a later huge Friday prayer mosque with elegant pointed arches built next to a large granary with vaulted roof. Check out a canon in the yard and an impressive and graceful Pigeon Tower with fretted windows. Enjoy view of a grand canyon carved deep by the river from seen from the walls. Put Gandikota Fort at the forefront of your travel plans using our Tadipatri trip planning website .
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  • October 2, 2017
    An enriching experience! We chose Belum Caves and Gandikota as an alternative to Waynad. We were glad that we could make it to these two places and were pleasantly surprised. The photos on the google,...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    Popularly known as the "Indian colarado" The river view of gandikota is a treat to the eyes. Very good for selfie lovers. built in 13th century. The fort houses a temple and a mosque and at the end of...  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    It is a very good Nd extraordinary place to visit it knowledges us about the history and Thier construction also about kingdom maintenance Nd ruling it is must Nd should place to visit near kadapa  more »
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  • October 5, 2017
    Nice place with remnants of a kingdom, hilly terrain, with picturesque Penna River a stone throw away. ( If water flows in the river it will be great weekend place to plan). The Mosque is beautiful but some other temples were razed. Fort construction is intact with great landscape
  • September 20, 2017
    Amazing place. Fort is not too well maintained. The canyon's too good.
  • October 5, 2017
    Nice place for a quick visit from Anathpur, preferably time would be in morning or evening.
  • October 7, 2017
    Awesome place, with awesome people's, views and forts!
  • October 1, 2017
    Nice place but no maintenance

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