(Last Updated on : 02/08/2019)
Kabbaldurga is a ruined fort situated in the Bangalore Rural District
. Murari Rao Ghorpade, who was the 18th century Maratha
chieftain to control Gooty, was kept in this fort till his death after he was defeated by Hyder Ali
in 1776 AD. Murari Rao was sent to this fort along with his family. During British period
, convicts were thrown off the cliff of this port as a punishment. There are buildings on the top of the fort, which are prison, garrison, and storage godown. There are small temples as well, named Bheemalilngeshwara and Kabbalamma temple.
Visiting Information to Kabbaldurga
Dodbele Railway Station
and Kempegowda International Airport
are the nearest to visit the fort
. State Highway
17 connects the district
to other major parts of the country.
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