Chandragiri Fort

Chandragiri, AP - 517101
Type: Landmarks
099633 51915
  • Sreekanth Reddy Nimmakayala
    Sreekanth Reddy Nimmakayala
  • Denziel Vishnakov
    Denziel Vishnakov
  • Denziel Vishnakov
    Denziel Vishnakov
  • Sheshank Togari
    Sheshank Togari

Chandragiri Fort, located in Chandragiri near Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, India, is a historical fort with architectural significance. The fort complex sits atop a hill and offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. This fort has a rich history dating back to the 11th century. Originally constructed in the Yadava style of architecture, it later came under the rule of the Vijayanagara Empire. The fort gained prominence during the reign of Sri Krishnadevaraya, the famous Vijayanagara emperor, who used it as a strategic military outpost.

The fort complex comprises several structures, including the Raja Mahal (King's Palace), the Rani Mahal (Queen's Palace), and various other buildings that served administrative and military purposes. The architecture of the palaces reflects a unique blend of Vijayanagara, Dravidian, and Indo-Islamic styles.

One of the notable features of Chandragiri Fort is its connection to historical events. It was at this fort that the son of Sri Krishnadevaraya, Sri Rama Rayalu, was kept in captivity by the Bahmani Sultanate for a few years.

Today, Chandragiri Fort stands as a testimony to the region's historical grandeur and architectural prowess. Visitors can explore the well-preserved structures, enjoy the scenic views from the hilltop, and delve into the tales of a bygone era. The fort attracts history enthusiasts, architecture aficionados, and tourists seeking a glimpse into South India's rich cultural heritage.

This is the only landmark listed in Chandragiri. You will find the exact location of Chandragiri Fort on the map above. If you need any other information on Chandragiri Fort that is not listed here, please call 099633 51915 or visit their website.

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