About Devanahalli Fort
This 15th-century fort has witnessed multiple seizures and attacks in the bygone era by Tipu Sultan, Hyder Ali and even the Britishers. Malla Baire Gowda constructed in the year 1501 making it one of the Bangalore tourist places which you can not afford to miss if you want to learn more about the Mythology, history, and culture of the state.
There is small village settlement within the fort premise with several old-style temples which gives insight into the history of the place.
This 20 acres long fort is made of stone and mud and the house where Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali lived still exists in the lap of this fortress.
Location: Devanahalli Near Bangalore -Hyderabad Highway, District, Devanahalli, Karnataka 562110
Best Time to Visit: October to March.
Price: No entry fee.
Timings: Open 24 hours.
Average time required to visit the place: 2 to 3 hours.
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 35 KM.