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Fortifications Undrugonda

Undrugonda is a region of historical importance in Nalgonda district of Telangana with several age-old structures dotting the hillock and also the surrounding areas. Undrugonda is located nearly 62 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda and is well accessible by road. The ruins of the Undrugonda fort are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. The central pillars are carved in typical Kakatiya style. The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region.
The fort is believed to have been built during Kakatiya times and later it fell under the control of Muslim invaders after the fall of Kakatiyas. The fortifications are spread across an area of 1 to 3 km’s along the hillock along with a famous Narasimha Swamy temple here. This is an important fort of historical importance in Nalgonda district and it also represents the historical significance of this district.
Ugranarasimhaswamy temple is located on Undrugondadurgam (fort). The image of Narasimhaswamy on Garuda peetam is under a natural cave which was converted as a temple by constructing a garbhalaya and pillared mandapa.
Remnants of fortification walls are seen on the Undrugonda fort. At the foot of the fort an open mandapa is located. The ruins of this temple as well as fort are of archaeological significance and they represent the various methods used in construction during that era. The historic fort offers a lot of scope to understand the rich legacy of the region. This is an important fort of historical importance in Vemchimla mandal of Nalgonda district and the Ugranarasimhaswamy temple here represents the historical significance of this region.
Locals throng the temple during festival occasions. The famous temple and the ruins here attract tourists and history lovers from all over, especially the picturesque hillock with a historic backdrop is a wonderful destination to visit. Suryapet is the nearest town to Undrugonda with good road connectivity. Kazipet Railway Station is a major railway station, located about 90 km from Undrugonda.

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