Chandragiri Fort

Hyderabad is well-known as the city of royal families. The forts, palaces and other historical monuments show the glorious past that the state experienced. Chandragiri Fort Chandragiri, Chandragiri Fort Andhra Pradesh, Visit Chandragiri Fort, Andhra Pradesh Chandragiri Fort, Andhra Pradesh Monuments Chandragiri Fort The great history starts from the days of Vijayanagar Empire. The age old forts and monuments still show the shimmering earlier period.

Chandragiri fort was built in 1000 AD by Immadi Narasimha Yadavaraya and after few years the fort was renovated by the Vijaynagar kings.

Chandragiri fort The fort is located on a hill top 183 m high. An enclosed wall protects the fort from any attack. A ditch surrounds the fort and that used to act as a barrier for the attackers. Chandragiri Fort Chandragiri, Chandragiri Fort Andhra Pradesh, Visit Chandragiri Fort, Andhra Pradesh Chandragiri Fort, Andhra Pradesh Monuments Chandragiri Fort There are two mahals situated on the ground floor and the stone and the stone carvings give the rich taste of art and architect of India. Indian art and architecture holds an eminent position worldwide and this fort never let the expectation to go down. The town Chanderi lies to the eastern part of the hill and is 12 kms away from Tirupati airport.

The town named Chanderi is well accessible from Tirupati and other nearby states. Tirupati railway station and Tirupati airport are well easy to get from the nearby states and cities.

The place is a tourist friendly place and remains populated by the tourist throughout the year. Chandragiri Fort Chandragiri, Chandragiri Fort Andhra Pradesh, Visit Chandragiri Fort, Andhra Pradesh Chandragiri Fort, Andhra Pradesh Monuments Chandragiri Fort You can avail various hotel of your choice as the category ranges from luxurious to cheap hotels.

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There are the following monuments that will give you the scope to know-how rich past Andhra Pradesh experiences.

Chandragiri was the later capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. The forts and Mahals at the place are attractions for tourists. Chandragiri Fort Chandragiri, Chandragiri Fort Andhra Pradesh, Visit Chandragiri Fort, Andhra Pradesh Chandragiri Fort, Andhra Pradesh Monuments Chandragiri Fort The fort is said to have been built in AD 1,000 by Immadi Narasimha Yadavaraya and has been improved in later time by the Vijayanagara Kings.

The fort stands on a huge hill 183m high. The southern side of the hill is enclosed by strong walls, surrounded by a ditch. The remains of the lower fort contain the two Mahals, the lower portion of which is built in stone and the upper in brick. The main building known as the 'Raj (Chandragiri) Mahal' is majestic in appearance. The modern town of Chandragiri lies to the east of the hill on which the fort stands.

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How to Reach This Place

Road : Chandragiri is 12 kms from Tirupati by road.

Rail : 12 km from Tirupati

Air : Tirupati Airport is at a distance of 30 kms.

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