It is a massive impregnable structure erect by Chalukya ruler, Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI and the fort is name following him. Bhongir fort’s history is traced rear to the 10th century. Initially it was called Tribhuvanagiri, renamed afterward as Bhuvanagiri and eventually it has become Bhongir Fort. The town of Bhuvanagiri/Bhongir derive its first name from this splendid fort, which stand on a colossal rock.
It is spread across an impressive area of 50 acres at a height of around 500 feet over the top an enormous rock formation. It resemble an unusual egg-shape organization along with two main entry point inturn covered with huge rock. The fort that is surrounded in a moat has underground chamber that is believed to be connect Golconda fort situated 50 km away. The fort also witness a glorious period under ruler Rudramadevi and her grandson Prataparudra’s rule.
After scaling the uppermost point, the Bhongir fort offer a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire region. Visitors can find an impressive collection of armory, stable, trap door and other gear of historical interest. The fort also has a Hanuman temple and many pond at the hilltop. Tourism department and adventure enthusiast offer special trekking tour to ascend the fort. Bhongir fort is considered a popular tourist destination in Telangana and attached with a exhilarating climbing experience, can you ask for more? History exploration and adventure mutual into one, Bhuvanagiri is connected well by transportation and train. It is situated at a distance of 48 km from status capital, Hyderabad.
The Bhongir Fort of Nalgonda is located in the Bhongir town of Bhuvanagiri area in the Indian state of Telangana. The fort is a very well-liked tourism destination for any and every traveler visiting the newly born state of Telangana. The history and architecture of the Bhongir Fort of Nalgonda makes it a tourist magnet and a brilliant manmade stage where the nature can present its orchestra in the most enchanting way.
The Bhongir Fort of Nalgonda was initial erect by the Musunuri Nayaks of these southern part. The base of the fort atop an out of the terrain, singularly standing huge monolithic rock was their original idea and the root to the fort’s uniqueness. In the latter years with the advent of the Chalukya and Kakatiya dynasties the fortification of the Bhongir Fort of Nalgonda was revamped. The stories of Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya the 4th about this fort and the reign bestowed the region a new name of Bhuvanagiri. With course of time after many invasions there were many shifts of power in this fort from the sultans to the nizams to the people. What attracts the tourists to the Bhongir Fort of Nalgonda is its beauty and well planned frame. The walls of stones, the arches of granite, the rock cuttings on the fortress, the steps to the main gate, the moat encompassing the fort, the underground passage, the viewpoint citadel and the Hanuman temple just awe-struck the guests and keep them involved in this sightseeing mark. The vista of the neighboring land and the tradition of the land give the travelers all encouragement and solace they want.