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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 Guntur District, create itinerary details personal to you using our Guntur District itinerary maker.
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  • I see that a lot of people are reviewing the actual Canyon here. If you are looking for the "Penna River View" area, please search for "Grand Canyon" at Gandikota on TripAdvisor. This page is for the ...  more »
  • Amazing place visit, is just 300 Kms from Blr. Breath taking view of gorge. Need to be careful on the cliff as it is vertical drop. Penna river looks awesome. It will be good once rains and river flow...  more »
  • Gandikota is about 6 hours drive from Bangalore. We combined Gandikota and Belum cave together. We started from Bangalore by 7:30 AM. Indian Paratha company is a good place to have breakfast. It's imm...  more »

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