Channagiri Fort, Davanagere District, Karnataka
The Channagiri Fort is a historical structure that is located in the southern state of Karnataka.
(Last Updated on : 07-08-2019)
Built in 1770 AD, the Channagiri Fort is located in the Davanagere district
in the state
. The fort
comprises of two masonry walls that are set in mud mortar and defended by moats. Roughly oval in shape, the fort walls are punctuated with seven bastions and two circular watch towers. The main gateway to the fort is in the north, where the gradient is lowest.
Atop the hill, where the Channagiri Fort is located, there is also an 18th century temple
housing the image of Lord Vishnu
, bow and arrow as 'Bete- Ranganatha Swamy'.
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