Explore this splendid fort city when your travels to the east bring you to the state of Karnataka in India, located close to Bangalore. If you are also seeking accommodation in this part of the country, you will discover some of the finest luxury serviced apartments Bangalore has to offer its guests. In particular, the Citadines Richmond Bangalore features a central location and gracious hospitality, making a Bangalore service apartment here memorable and enjoyable at every turn.
Set within the Bangalore Rural district, you will discover the historic locality of the Devanahalli Fort, which dates back to the sixteenth century. The fort covers an area of roughly twenty acres with an expansive battlement. It is also the birthplace of Tipu Sultan, also known as the “Tiger of Mysore”, and was a famous ruler of Mysore prior to British occupation, and was a scholar, poet and soldier to boot. Visitors will also encounter a beautiful array of Hindu temples gracing the fort’s interior, such as the famous and oldest of the lot, Venugopalaswamy Temple and the Garbhagriha Temple, which enshrines the deities of Lord Ganesh, and Lady Parvati. Providing all visitors with a charming stroll that will take you back through time, the Devanahalli Fort should occupy a “must-see” slot on your itinerary.