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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the fort is fairly basic, there is a small village inside. The view of the river is breathtaking. nice view in sunset, very peaceful at sunrise.
History of the fort can be read on the secondary resources, we could not find guide to explain it to us and this greatly disappointed us. However the view of the gorge made the trip worth it's while, ... more »
Do not miss this if you are in Rayalseema or Kadapa. Gandikota traces its history back to 12th Century AD in the Chalukyas' reign. There are four or five main points of interest here. The Fort and vie... more »
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