Kondapalli Fort Overview
The Kondapalli Fort is located to the west of Kondapalli in the Krishna District, near Vijayawada. In the 14th century, Prolaya Vema Reddy of Kondavid built this fort as a recreational and business centre. This fort has three successive entry gates, out of which the main entrance gate is called the Dargha Darwaja.
Made out of a single block of granite, this main entrance gate is 3.7 m wide and 4.6 m high. Another entrance gate of the fort is the Golconda Darwaza, which serves as a gateway to the Jaggaiahpet Village.
The major attraction of the fort is the Tanisha Mahal or Palace, which is located on a crest between two hills. Besides, there are several other ruined buildings in the fort. Inside the fort, a deep reservoir is located, which has its source in a spring.