Tirupati Chandragiri Fort Museum Histrory
Tirupati Chandragiri Fort History
Chandragiri is famous for the historical fort, built in the 11th Century and served as the headquarters of Narasimha Saluva in 1485. Chandragiri was the 4th capital of Vijayanagar Empire. Rayas shifted their capital to here when Golconda Sultans attacked Penugonda.
The crowing towers represents the Hindu architectural elements. The palace was constructed suing stone, brick, lime mortar and devoid of timber.
Chandragiri Fort Museum
The Raja Mahal palace is now an Archaeological museum, which houses a great collection of metal and stone sculptures dating back to 2nd BC. The museum can be categorized into Bronze Gallery, Stone Gallery, Model Gallery, and Yaganti Gallery.
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