Chitradurga is also known as Durga. Chitradurga owes its name to “Chitrakaladurga,” or “Picturesque castle” an umbrella-shaped lofty hill. Chitradurga was part of the Mauryan Empire dating to the 3rd century B.C. Whole district lies in Vedavati River. Chitradurga is a city in Karnataka that has a rich heritage and is associated with the legendary Onake Obavva - Legendary woman who fought Hyder Ali's army.Chitradurga is famous for its Chitradurga Fort built by Nayakas of Chitradurga.
The Chitradurga Fort was built using granite stone as covering an area of 1500 acres. It has 35 secret entrance and 19 gateways.
Places To Visit
Chitradurga fort, Chandravalli fort, Vani Vilas Sagar Dam, Fort of Seven Rounds, Harihar, Archaeological Museum, Ankali Mutt, Bruhanmutt, Aadumalleshwara Temple, Ingaladalu, Sirigere.