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  1. Pangal Fort

  2. Pangal Fort

Pangal Fort is one of the famous hill forts of Andhra Pradesh. It was built by Kalyani Chalukya kings during the 11th and 12th centuries AD. It is located about 30kms from Wanaparthy to Kollapur. The fortress extends hundreds of acres with seven gates / entrances. The main entrance is called as Mundlagavini and is a special attraction of this fort. It was built with huge granite boulders.

 

People find small ponds, shrubs, Uyyala Mandapam, etc, with beautiful architecture on the side of the fortress. Many deadly wars occurred between the dynasties as Bahaman, Vijayanagara and Qutub Shah’s Padmanayaka etc in this fortress. The very famous stories as Balanagamma, Mayalapakir stage and film are related to this place. The fort was secure in guerrilla warfare where small rebel groups revolted against the Nizam’s.