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Kurnool , Andhra Pradesh

Kurnool is a district in Andhra Pradesh today. It is also a very large city serving as the administrative head of the state and this makes this city very important in Andhra Pradesh. Kurnool also served as the capital of the state between 1953 and 1956 and today is one of the fastest developing cities in this state. A major location for insurance firms and banking companies this is a city which has a lot of investment riding on it and thus is one place that is making some very long strides into a very modern and developed future. Kurnool is a city to look out for. This is also a place which was historically very important. First under the rule of Krishnadevaraya, this was a seat of power in his kingdom. Then the Mughals were in charge of the Deccan and made Kurnool an important hub. Later the Nizams declared themselves independent and ruled their entire kingdom out of Hyderabad and Kurnool, making this one of the most important places in history. There are some festivals that are celebrated here in Kurnool which are supposed to be extremely famous. Car festival of Kurnool, held during the months of November and December for eight days is probably the most famous of them all. There are also some important places that you can visit while you are in this city. There is a ruined fort that was built in the 15th century here which has very strong Arabic and Persan influences which is probably one of the loveliest forts that you will ever come across. Other popular tourist destinations include the ancient prison of Kurnool Fort by the name of Kondareddy Burz. Located on the banks of the River Handri is the 17th century tomb of Abdul Wahab and the ruins of the palace of the last Hindu ruler, Gopal Raju. These are some truly unforgettable places here that you should look out for.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 30.0°C /86.0°F 32 mm 933feet 669122.0 /km2 Jan-Apr,Nov-Dec Coming Soon

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