Nizamabad Heritage places
About Domakonda Fort Information-Nizamabad
Another heritage centre near the town of Nizamabad is Domakonda Fort that stands as a magnificent example of the defence architecture of those days. The fort is beautifully built, with a blend of Muslim and Hindu architecture, as the place was ruled by them. As you enter the fort, the very sight of the arched gateway speaks of the Asaf Jaahi architecture. The fort has number of tall, round and square fortresses running all over its compound wall. There are two palaces and a temple complex inside the fort. The palaces are excellently built especially the windows with tainted paintings and the wooden architecture are very attractive. There is a lotus pond in these palaces.
The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and if you observe, it reflects the Kakatiyan style of architecture, as it was built during the Kakatiyan Era. The temple stands on a 3 feet platform with a beautifully carved Nandi (the bull- vehicle of Lord Shiva) outside the temple, in the open space.