Located at a distance of 35 kilometers (22 mi) north of Bangalore city, the Devanahalli Fort is of immense historicity and cultural value. Built in 1501 by Mallabairegowda, this fort has gone through several attacks and seizures including that of Hyder Ali, Tipu Sultan and Lord Cornwallis in 1791. The history of Devanahalli dates back to 15th century as a family of fleeing refugees from Conjeevaram camped near the foot of Ramaswami betta, east of Nandi Hills. Of their community, MallaBaire Gowda founded Devanahalli, Chikka-ballapura and Dodda-ballapura. Interestingly, there is a small town inside the walls of Devanahalli fort that has many temples as well. A visit over here will leave you with a lot of lessons on history, mythology and culture.
- Hiking is required.
- Entry is free.
- Temple timings inside Fort: Morning 7.00 AM to 01.00 PM and Evening 6.00 PM to 8.00 PM.
- Rent a car from city centre.
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3.44% of people who visit Bengaluru include Devanahalli Fort in their plan
36.36% of people start their Devanahalli Fort visit around 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Devanahalli Fort
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Devanahalli Fort