Monday, 25 December 2017

KONDAPALLI FORT December, 2017

Kondapalli Fort is a very attractive and colorful fort and has a beautiful architecture. It is spread over a sprawling are and was one of the famous fort built in the 1306 by the Hindu king Prolaya Vema Reddy. The entry gate of the fort is huge and is popularly known as Dargha Darwaja, it is built beautifully on a single piece of granite stone. There is another entry gate Known as Golconda darwaza and is on the other end. Kondapalli Fort is known for its fantastic architecture and the inscriptions and paintings on the walls of the fort depicts the battle that took place in the 13th century. Another attraction of Kondapalli fort is the rural art and craft, vibrant colour toys that are made up of light wood famous and are known as Kondapalli toys. Earlier Kondapalli fort was ruled by the Hindu kings and after some time it was ruled by the rulers of Qutubshahi dynasty. The famous toys that are made in Kondapalli are Dasavatarams, palanquin-bearers carrying the bride and bridegroom, various animals. Kondapalli is a reserve for flora and fauna you can find a variety of trees and flowers and even medicinal plants there. It is also known as a hub for transportation of petroleum products to various companies. It is a very beautiful fort and is occupied with lots of ancient things like you can see ancient gold coins, sculptures and painting in the historic gallery of the fort.
                  A fort with roots in parallel histories, this one is said to have been built as a center of recreation, business and trade. The main entrance gate, carved out of a single boulder of granite is called the Dargah Darwaja.

              Other than this, one finds inside a reservoir, Golconda Darwaza, Dargah of Gareeb Saheeb, Tanisha Mahal and several bits of history claimed by ruins.
what one must not miss while in this area are the Kondapalli Toys, light weight wooden toys from the village around.

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