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Kondapalli Fort

Vijayawada

13.8/5(6 Ratings)

Kondapalli Fort Overview

Ranked 8 of 27 sightseeing in Vijayawada

The Kondapalli Fort is located to the west of Kondapalli in the Krishna District, near Vijayawada. In the 14th century, Prolaya Vema Reddy of Kondavid built this fort as a recreational and business centre. This fort has three successive entry gates, out of which the main entrance gate is called the Dargha Darwaja.

Made out of a single block of granite, this main entrance gate is 3.7 m wide and 4.6 m high. Another entrance gate of the fort is the Golconda Darwaza, which serves as a gateway to the Jaggaiahpet Village.

The major attraction of the fort is the Tanisha Mahal or Palace, which is located on a crest between two hills. Besides, there are several other ruined buildings in the fort. Inside the fort, a deep reservoir is located, which has its source in a spring.
 

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Reviews and Ratings

Vijay Potluri

Vijay Potluri4.3/5

104 reviews

Old Historical Fort

Kondapalli Fort, Kondapalli, Vijayawada is one of the historical attraction. We can see old architecture design of palaces security aspects at that times. Very good road way to the fort. The village is famous for handicrafts.

Mr murali

Mr murali5.0/5

12 reviews

This is an awesome fort

This is really am awesome fort. You should visit the place at least once to know the history in great length.

Sri swamiji

Sri swamiji3.6/5

5 reviews

Fort famous for toys!

Kondapalli is very famous for making of light weight wooden toys. It will not be available in any other forests throughout India.

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Kondapalli Fort, Vijayawada

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Vijay Potluri

Kondapalli Fort, Vijayawada
Kondapalli Fort, Vijayawada

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Vijay Potluri

Kondapalli Fort, Vijayawada
Kondapalli Fort, Vijayawada

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Vijay Potluri

Kondapalli Fort, Vijayawada
Kondapalli Fort, Vijayawada

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Vijay Potluri

Kondapalli Fort, Vijayawada