Penukonda fort is situated in Penukonda town in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. This is one of the major tourist attractions of Andhra Pradesh. Penukonda is mentioned as Ghangari in the local Kannada inscriptions. The construction of the Penukonda Fort shows the grand plan and strategic view of the medieval period. Tourist visit here to see a good number of temples in the Fort. There are seven bastions along the circumference of the fort. At the Yerramanchi gate which is the main entrance of the fort you can see a colossal image of Lord Hanuman, which lengthens to the height of 11 feet.
Penukonda / Penugonda town located in Penukonda Mandal, Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh state, India - 515110.
Penukonda fort is in Penukonda town, which is on National Highway 7 near to Karnataka state boarder.
Plenty of hotels are there at Puttaparthi which is nearest town to Penukonda.
Summer season is to be avoided because of heat and humidity.