Banaganapalli Fort is an enthralling structure in the town of Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh. This fort is the live example of the most excellent craftsmanship of the South Indian style of architecture. It served as the ruling throne for the clan of the Nawabs of Kurnool. It was constructed in the 18th century and till date, it has undergone many renovations. This amazing fort is still the property of the Nawabs but they do not reside in this fort.
It Is Known For:-
1) Banaganapalli Fort is known for its architecture. Its bewitching architecture defines the beauty of the South Indian craftsmanship
2) The Nawabs never allowed any foreign power to rule this fort. It is a major reason that no inscriptions or sculptures of the Mughal dynasty were found in this fort
3) The blockbuster Tollywood movie ‘Arundhati' was shot at Banaganapalli Fort
Best Time To Visit:-
Banaganapalli Fort is an amazing tourist attraction that can be visited throughout the year. It is the existing property of the Nawabs in the state. Though this place doesn't serve as a residence for the royals anymore, it has been transformed into a monument of national interest. It is protected by ASI and is opened to the public. Each day, it welcomes countless tourists including the foreign nationals.
Banagapalli Fort can be accessed without any hassle. It has well-planned roadways that connect it to the other parts of the city. Frequent buses and cabs are available for reaching the site of Banagapalli Fort.
Nearest Railway Station- Dhone Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
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