Srikanteshwara Temple (Photo Courtesy: Naveen)
Kurnool is located in the west-central part of the state of Andhra Pradesh on the southern banks of the Tungabhadra and Handri rivers.
Kurnool is an important pilgrimage destination. The important temples here are Nagareswarasawami, Peta Anjaneyaswami, Venugoplaswami, Iswaraswami, Sri Venkateswara Swamy temples at Sankalbaugh (Narasimharaopet). There is Shirdi Sai baba Temple in kurnool, which is older than Sai baba temple in Shirdi
Other places of interest in Kurnool are -
The ruins of a royal fort dating back to the medieval kingdom of Vijayanagar, which flourished from the 14th to the 16th century. Several Persian and Arabic inscriptions, which throw light on various aspects of historical interests, are found here.
The Kondareddy Buruz protected under the Ancient Monuments Preservation Act. The Tomb of Abdul Wahab on the bank of Hindri, Built in AD 1618. The remains of the palace of Gopal Raju, the last Hindu rulers of Kurnool.
Summer Palace of the Rulers of Kurnool, the Flood Protection Wall along the River Thungabhadra, forming the nucleus of the Fort Wall, constructed by Sri Krishna Devaraya between 1525 and 1527.
Recommended stay - 1 or 2 nights