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Gandikota Fort, Kadapa
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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. To visit Gandikota Fort and get the most from your holiday in Kadapa, create itinerary details personal to you using our Kadapa itinerary maker.
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  • Think about a Fort built up around 800 years back amidst red granite stones and boulders all around at the height of fee hundred feet and a river flowing on its foot a mere 100 meters away.This fort i...  more »
  • Gandikota is a small village on the right of bank of river Pennar,Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh, India. The fort of Gandikota was founded in 1123. It was under the control of Pemmasani Nayakas. The ...  more »
  • Reached the place after a 4 hour drive from Bangalore. Roads are decent, we followed Google maps. Just a km before the fort, is an AP tourism hotel complex. Good to take a break and get fresh before u...  more »

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