This place is famous for world-famous toys and fort and is located 16kms from Vijayawada city. The fort belongs to 14th century and stands on the hills with a three storey rock towers. This fort was used as a business centre and as a military training base by the British rulers. There is also a Dargah (mausoleum) of a Persian Saint, Gareeb Saheeb, near the fort. Today the place serves as a good picnic spot and is well-known for light-weight wooden toys. These toys are made of light wood called as ‘Poniki’ and are known world-wide as “Kondapalli Toys”.