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Kondapalli Fort Vijayawada Address: Kondapalli Khilla (fort) Ghat Rd, Kondapalli, Andhra Pradesh, 521228, India
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Vijayawada, the third largest city of Andhra Pradesh is a major tourist destination attracting tourists from all over the country. The temples, forts, caves and parks are a major attraction here. Kondapalli Fort, situated around 16 km in the west of the city of Vijayawada is a famous tourist spot attracting tourists as well as locals. This historical fort also known as Kondapalli Quilla was built by Prolaya Vema Reddy of Kondavidu during the 14th century. It was initially built as a leisure place and business center and later served as a military training base for the British rulers. Situated on a hillock, Kondapalli Fort offers scenic view of the Eastern ghats and the greenery surrounding this place makes it a must visit tourist attraction of Vijayawada.
Kondapalli Fort has been constructed as a rock tower rising up to 3 storeys. The fort has 3 entrances and the main entrance is called Dargah Darwazah, built with a single block of granite. Another entrance gate called as Golconda Darwazah is located on the other end of the hill, leading to Jaggaiahpet village. Located on a crest between two hills is the Tanish Mahal or Palace, the major attraction of Kondapalli fort. There is a deep reservoir near the palace where the water is very cold. Also, one can see several ruined structures in the fort. The surrounding Kondapalli village is famous for the toys made of light wood available on the hill, famously known as Kondapalli toys.
A famous picnic spot, Kondapalli fort attracts visitors from all over the country. During weekends this place is bustling with tourists and locals enjoying the picturesque views and architecture of the fort. The magnificence of the fort and the beautiful view of the surroundings makes it a famous tourist destination of Vijayawada. Adding to this, the beautifully carved Kondapalli toys makes it a must visit place in Vijayawada that cannot be missed by anyone.