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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 by a person named Jagannath from Sagar a village in Shahpur taluq as per the inscription situated close to the fort entrance. This fort was originally built by Kalyana Chalukyas and was strengthened by Yadava rulers and expanded under Muslim rulers later on.

Photography: [Journeys across Karnataka: #1]


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