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Srirangapatna Fort

Srirangapatna Fort

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Srirangapatna Fort is a historical fort located in Srirangapatna built by the Timmanna Nayaka in 1454, and came to prominence during the rule of Tipu Sultan. The fort was in the hands of the Empire till 1495 when the Wodeyars overpowered the Vijayanagar rulers. The fort was subsequently changing hands ...
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Bangalore Fort

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Bangalore Fort began in 1537 as a mud fort built by Kempe Gowda I, a vassal of the Vijaynagar Empire and the founder of Bangalore. Haider Ali in 1761 replaced the mud fort with a stone fort. The army of the British East India Company, led by Lord Cornwallis on ...
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Bangalore-Palace

Bangalore Palace

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Bangalore Palace, located in Bengaluru was built by Rev. J. Garrett, who was the first Principal of the Central High School in Bangalore, now known as Central College. The construction of the palace was started in 1862 and completed in 1944. In 1884, it was bought by the then Maharaja ...
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Yadgir-Fort

Yadgir Fort

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Yadgiri fort built over a massive monolith measuring about 850m long, 500m wide and 100m height is one of the largest forts of Karnataka. Yadgiri was formerly known as Yetagiri and was ruled by the Kalyana Chalukyas, Yadavas, Cholas, Bahmani Sultans, Adil Shahis and the Nizams. Yadgiri fort was built ...
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Koppal-Fort

Koppal Fort

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Though it is not known who built this fort at Koppal, it is a structure of historic importance as it has seen a number of seizures and re-establishments. Evidence states that Tippu Sulthan built this fort as one of the strongest forts ever, after he acquired it from a Paleyagar ...
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Mahadeva-Temple-Itagi

Mahadeva Temple Itagi

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The Mahadeva Temple at the town of Itagi in Yalburga taluk in Koppal district is an architectural twin of the Amrutheshwara temple at Annigeri. An inscription inside the temple dating back to 1112 CE calls this temple ‘Devalaya Chakravarthi’ or the emperor of temples, and this temple has also been ...
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Sharana-Basaveshwara-Temple

Sharana Basaveshwara Temple

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The Sharana Basaveshwara Temple is a shrine dedicated to a noble saint who lived amidst the commons in the 18th century, but transcended the conventions of the commons in order to make lives better for them. Shree Sharana Basaveshwara, as he was called, was a Lingaith saint who upheld the ...
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Bahmani-Tombs

Bahmani Tombs

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Ashtur, 3 kilometres east of Bidar, is the final resting place of the Sultans who had once ruled the state of Karnataka. Today, the place where there mortal remains were buried are the 8 Bahmani tombs of Ashtur, one of the very few famous tombs in Karnataka. A rare attraction ...
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Mallikarjuna-Temple

Mallikarjuna Temple

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The Mallikarjuna temple is located in the town of Kuruvatti (also spelt Kuruvathi) in the Bellary district was constructed in the early 12th century rule of the Western Chalukya Empire. The building material used is soapstone. Art historian Adam Hardy classifies the architectural style and guild involved in the construction ...
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Siddhesvara-Temple

Siddhesvara Temple

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The Siddhesvara Temple built of soapstone is located in the town of Haveri and is considered an ornate example of 12th century Western Chalukyan art and is well known for the many loose sculptures of Hindu deities that exist in it. However, inscriptional evidence would suggest that the initial consecration ...
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