Chandragiri Fort

Chittoor District

Andhra Pradesh


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1 - Raja Mahal

Also known as King's Palace, One of the finest examples of Indo-Saracenic ar...

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2 - Archaeological museum

The Raja Mahal palace is now an Archaeological museum, which houses a great c...

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3 - Rani Mahal

Also known as Queen's Mahal, Similar to the King’s palace in style and method...

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4 - Reservoir

There is a reservoir at the base of the hillock, which would collect rain wat...

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How to get there

Chandragiri Fort is an historical and a well known tourist destination was built in the 11th century was under the rule of Yadava Naidus Kings and came under the control of Vijayanagara rulers.

The Chandragiri Fort dates back to 1000 AD. Overtime, more and more improvements were made to it to make it more beautiful and elegant to look. Chandragiri was the 4th capital of Vijayanagar Empire. Rayas shifted their capital to here when Golconda sultans attacked Penukonda. The fort is strategically located over the top of a small 183m hill.

How to Reach

APSRTC runs local buses from Tirupati at frequency of 30 mins. 


Best time to visit

Timings: 9AM to 5 PM and Friday is a Holiday. 


Chandragiri Fort is located very close to Tirupati, you can stay at Tirupati and then commute to Chandragiri fort and Chanderi town.

Travel tips

Tirupati is nearest airport and railway station which is nearly 20 kms way from chandragiri fort.

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Rock Garden

Rock Garden

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Zoological park

Sri Venkateswara Park

Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park has been established on modern concepts of Zoo Management wherein the animals are exhibited in wider and near natural enclosures resembling to their natural habitat. 

Akasha Ganga

Akashaganga Theertham

The waterfall is about 36 kms from Chandragiri fort and 5 km from Tirumala Main temple and the Tirumala Nambi family is allowed to take holy dip at this scared Akasha Gang Theertham. Here at Akash Ganga Theertham, Holy water comes out as natural steam here between hills rocks. 


Tirumala Lord Venkateswara Temple

Tirumala is located 3,200 feet (980 m) above sea level and covers an area of approximately 10.33 square miles (26.8 km2). Surrounding the hills are seven peaks of Seshachalam range, Eastern Ghats namely Seshadri, Neeladri, Garudadri, Anjanadri, Vrushabadri, Narayanadri and Venkatadri. Famous for Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple located on the seventh peak. 



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