Chandragiri Fort, Tirupati
Chandragiri was under the rule of Yadava Naidus for about three centuries and came into control of Vijayanagar rulers in 1367. It came into prominence during Saluva Narasimha Rayalu. Later, the most famous Vijayanagara emperor Srikrishna Devaraya, was kept restricted in this fort as a prince, till his coronation at Penukonda. It is also said that he met his future queen Chinna Devi at this fort. Chandragiri was the 4th capital of Vijayanagar Empire, Rayas shifted their capital to here when Golconda sultans attacked Penukonda. In 1646 the fort was annexed to the Golkonda territory and subsequently came under Kingdom of Mysore rule. It went into oblivion from 1792 onward.Plan to visit Chandragiri Fort and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Tirupati attractions using our Tirupati trip planner .
Third entrance in the fort
The Raja Mahal Palace is now an archaeological museum. The palace is an example of Indo-Sarcen architecture of Vijayanagar period. The crowning towers represents the Hindu architectural elements. The palace was constructed using stone, brick, lime mortar and devoid of timber.
Chandragiri Fort Reviews
Chandragiri Fort is situated just on the roadside. So there is no problem to access the Fort. Near the entrance, there is a ticket booth for buying tickets to enter. After entering, you come to a beau... more »
A heritage treasure in Tirupati , a well contained and maintained fort, the statues and the ancient stuffs were used by the kings were kept here. more »
Its an nice place to visit to know history more. Here we can see historical swords and war equipments used in olden days. Some of the olden temples are also seen here. Many of status we can see like gods status. Greenery grass on ground is too good. We climb the mountain here. It's an nice place who want adventure.
Drive to the fort was good but not really a fort. Very old temples and big lawn area with man made pond. It has museum though. No Light and sound program.
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