Bhongir Fort – 55 Kms

Bhongir Fort, Bhuvanagiri, Telangana, India

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On the Warangal Highway, 55 km from Hyderabad, The Bhongir Fort is situated in Bhongir (also called as Bhuvanagiri) in Nalgonda district of Telangana. You will find this fort just besides the bhongir bus station. Though not much popular but worth going  as it is a wonderful trekking experience because of  its sheer single rock mangnificancy and historical aspects. It lies on the frequently travelled highway of hyderabad with lot of connectivity options by road and rail.

Bhongir Fort was built in 12th century by the Western Chalukya ruler Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI and was thus named after him as Tribhuvanagiri. This name gradually became Bhuvanagiri and subsequently Bhongir. The Bhuvanagiri Fort is located on a huge monolithic rock. The hill upon which the fort itself is built is about 500 feet high and spread on about 40 acres of land.

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