(Last Updated on : 20/11/2019)
Nagunur Fort is a fort
built by the people of the Kakatiya dynasty
. This is an important historical site in Karimnagar district
. It is around 8 km north of Karimnagar. The fort is testimony to the imperial powers of the Kakatiyas. It was one of the most important forts of the emerging Kakatiya dynasty and contains ruins of a cluster of Western Chalukya
and Kakatiya temples.
Temples in Nagunur Fort
The Nagunur fort is home to a host of important temples
dating back to the 12th to 13th century such as Vaishnava Temple, Shiva Temple
, Main Trikuta Temple, and the Ramalingala Gudi Temple. These temples lie within the precincts of the Nagunur Fort. The most important temple in the complex is the Shiva temple, which has three shrines. The main entrance to the temple is on the northern side and the three shrines face the other three directions. Panels are carved with visuals of dancers in graceful poses.
Visiting Information of Nagunur Fort
Nagunur fort is located close to Jagityal town, situated nearly 11 km away and is nearly 61 km from the district headquarters of Karimnagar. The fort is accessible by road.
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