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Nanded is an ancient city with a rich historical background, no wonder, one can find many forts here which boast of the stunning ancient architecture. Some forts were built for security reasons which explains why they remain very strong even after so many years. Apart from being a historical monument, these forts are best examples of how intelligent our forefathers were, as they have employed different building plans to prevent attacks from enemy camps and made sure that more than half of the ammunition carried by their enemies were used up trying to demolish these strong forts. If you are planning a visit to Nanded, make sure you checkout these forts of historical importance.
Famous Forts in Nanded
The Kandar Fort is a must see destination in the city as is popular for its architecture. This fort is located in the Kandhar town of Nanded district. Krishna III or Kandharpuradhi Swar, who ruled Malkhed constructed this fort in Nanded to secure his kingdom from the enemies. The fort has a moat with water encircling it and features a splendid look even though it is in ruins now.
This majestic fort is built on two hills which do not meet. The whole structure flaunts a magnificent view which makes this place amongst the top destinations to visit in Nanded. The location has many temples like the Renuka Devi temple, Anusuya temple and Kalika temple near by. The fort is located very close to Mahur village and remains crowded during festive seasons.
This fort is situated at just 4 kms away from the Railway Station of Nanded, which makes it a splendid location for those tourists who are on a one day trip. Godavari River covers the fort from all three sides. The splendid garden and water on the sides contributes to the natural beauty of the fort. After a walk across the various sections of this fort, you can relax in the fort's garden to enjoy some fresh air.