Gandikota Fort, Gandikota

Admire impressive towers of Gandikota Fort, a stone fort built upon a hill on the right bank of Pennar River. Guarded by a huge 20 m (66 ft) high entrance gate, the fort features 101 separate bastions each of them over 12 m (40 ft) tall. Two fort houses two exquisitely carved temples build in 15th-16th century and a later huge Friday prayer mosque with elegant pointed arches built next to a large granary with vaulted roof. Check out a canon in the yard and an impressive and graceful Pigeon Tower with fretted windows. Enjoy view of a grand canyon carved deep by the river from seen from the walls. Put Gandikota Fort at the forefront of your travel plans using our Gandikota trip planning website .
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  • Gandikota is famous for India's largest canyon. Also known as Grand canyon of India. View from top of the fort is breathtaking. It involves hike of around 1km on rocky terrain. The awesome view from t...  more »
  • Main attraction of Gandikota is Penna river view point which looks like Grand Canyon. Around 280 KM from Bangalore, this is a well suited place for a weekend trip. One can opt to stay in the nearby re...  more »
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