Kurnool Fort or Konda Reddy Buruju history

Kurnool Fort or Konda Reddy Buruju History-Origin-Importance-Architecture

It was believed to be built by Achyuta Devarayalu, belonging to Vijayanagar Empire and stands even today as the splendorous examples of the architecture of those times. Konda Reddy Buruju is a part of Kurnool Fort and also the only part left out of the magnificent fort. Konda Reddy Buruju was a sentinel and was used as a prison. Chronicles has it that, a revolutionary named Konda Reddy was imprisoned by the Nawab of Kurnool when he tried to oppose him.

Konda Reddy (1597-1643), the last ruler of Alampur defeated Kurnool Nawab who was a subordinate and an associate of the Golkonda Kings several times. After a prolonged battle Konda Reddy was captured and imprisoned in the fortress. Because of his valour and untiringly resolve to fight the Muslim rulers, the fort came to be known as Konda Reddy Buruju. He escaped from the fortress digging a tunnel across the River Krishna to Alampur and ultimately lost his kingdom to Golkonda Kings.


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konda reddy burz is the symbol of raayala seema.... added by   sravan on Aug 15 2014
konda reddy burz is the symbol of raayala seema.... added by   sravan on Aug 15 2014
kondareddy boorge is avery importent place ... added by   m.siva on Apr 19 2013
kondareddy buruj is a nose of kurnool city just like gateway of india in mumbai.pls keep clean and put safety its.... added by   mr badshah mumbai on Jun 26 2012
konda reddy buruju is the heart of the city... added by   dseshagiri on Jun 12 2012
konda reddy buruju is the heart of the city... added by   dseshagiri on Jun 12 2012
Konda reddy buruju should also be called as Gateway of Rayalaseema. Govt should make it official... added by   Ramesh Balla on May 23 2012
thanks ... added by   a.ramakrishnareddy on Apr 30 2012
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