HISTORICAL & RELIGIOUS PLACES
Some of the city’s best tourist attractions include:
- Udayagiri Fort – A 14th century fort located on the hill ranges, at an altitude of 3079 feet above sea level.
- Venkatagiri Fort – A fort constructed by Recherla rulers in mid-1770s; surrounded by dense forests.
- Jonnawada – A place frequented by pilgrims; it has 2 temples dedicated to Goddess Kamakshi, who is worshipped by a majority of south Indians.
- Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple – A 7th century (Hindu) temple; built by rulers of the Pallava dynasty.