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SIDDHAVATAM FORT

Siddavatam, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India

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This fort was built by Matti Raja’s in the year 1303 A.D of Tuluva dynasty. Fort is built on the banks of Pennar river. This fort was gifted by Vijayanagar emperor Araveeeti Venkatapathi Rayulu II in 1605 to Yellamaraju , for the victory in OOTUKURU war. Matti Raja’s were the Nayakar’s under Vijayanagar dynasty. Later this fort came under the control of Mayana Nawabs of Kadapa in 17th Century. Hyder ali, the then Mysore king, captured the fort during 1779 – 1780 A.D. In the year 1792 this fort came under the control of Nizams of Hyderabad, who captured this fort from Tippu Sultan of Mysore. In the year 1800, British took over the fort from Hyderabad Nawab’s. East India company made this as their capital to run their adminsitration. From 1807-1812 Sidhout was the district headquarters for Kadapa District. later administration was moved to Kadapa District as this place will be isolated whenever pennar river floods. This popular fort was under taken by Archaeology Department of India in 1956. This fort was built by Matti Raja’s in the year 1303 A.D of Tuluva dynasty. Fort is built on the banks of Pennar river.

This fort was gifted by Vijayanagar emperor Araveeeti Venkatapathi Rayulu II in 1605 to Yellamaraju , for the victory in OOTUKURU war. Matti Raja’s were the Nayakar’s under Vijayanagar dynasty. Later this fort came under the control of Mayana Nawabs of Kadapa in 17th Century. Hyder ali, the then Mysore king, captured the fort during 1779 – 1780 A.D. In the year 1792 this fort came under the control of Nizams of Hyderabad, who captured this fort from Tippu Sultan of Mysore. In the year 1800, British took over the fort from Hyderabad Nawab’s . East India company made this as their capital to run their adminsitration. From 1807-1812 Sidhout was the district headquarters for Kadapa District. Later administration was moved to Kadapa District as this place will be isolated whenever pennar river floods. This popular fort was under taken by Archaeology Department of India in 1956.

Suggested time duration

4 Hours

Crowded Period

Weekends

Best Season To Visit

October – March

Do's & Dont's

  • Do not enter restricted zone, which is meant for your safety.
  • Avoid touching & scratching the walls & surfaces of the monument as these are heritage sites and need special care.
  • Visitors are requested not to make noise inside the monument.

Architecture

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Timings

Day Start Time End Time Adult Entry Fee Child Entry Fee
All Days
06:00 AM 06:00 PM

Transport Connections

Name Distance Contact Number
Kadapa APSRTC Bus Station
20 KM 08562-244160
Kadapa Railway Station
23 KM 139
Kadapa Airport
36 KM 08562-200130

What to Carry

Waterbottle, Snacks.

Suitable For

Adults Children Infants

Nearest Town

Town Name Distance
Kadapa 23 KM

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