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Bellary Fort

Bellary Fort


Bellary Fort | 20 Onwards

The Bellary fort is situated in the historic city of Bellary, in the Bellary district, in Karnataka state, India. The Bellary fort was built on top of a hill called the "Ballari Gudda" or the fort hill. The Bellary fort was built in two parts, the upper fort, and the lower fort. Hanumappa Nayaka was the one who had built the upper fort and the lower fort was built by Hyder Ali in later part of the 18th century.
The fort has ramparts with a rich history with several historical and religious monuments. A historical legend states that the name Ballary was derived from the old Kannada word "Vallari" and "Vallapuri".

Bellary fort main attractions:
The Bellary fort has two major attractions. One, the ramparts of the fort with several historical and religious monuments. Second is the rock-scattered passage which leads to the upper fort.

Best time to visit Bellary fort:
If you are thinking of visiting Bellary, plan your trip during the months ranging from October through March. During the winter season, the temperature remains ideal for tourists to engage in outdoor activities.

Bellary fort timings:
The Bellary fort is open to people throughout the week from 8 am to 5:30 pm. For Indians, the entrance fee is Rs. 25 and for foreign nationalities, Rs. 300.

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • Visitor shall be required to show an original photo identity proof at the entry to the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
  • This monument is a Non Smoking zone.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Refund policy later for any transaction is not permitted as per the guidelines of the Archaeological Survey Of India so refund for any transaction under any circumstances won't be possible.