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Address: Off NH7, beyond BIAL, Devanahalli, India
Phone Number: 9945025317
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The Devanahalli Fort, famed for being Tipu Sultan’s birth-place, is located...

The Devanahalli Fort, famed for being Tipu Sultan’s birth-place, is located beyond the Bangalore Airport, off NH7. It also houses temples.

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A very small fort. But what was impressive are the fort walls which are in good condition. And close by is the birth place of Tipu Sultan.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 September 2016
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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is made for fun please do visit this place at least once I have heard Bangalore is so beautiful and this place made me feel so awesome place to visit for everyone don't miss out wonderful opportunity if you get a chance to visit this place

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Bengaluru, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

A few kilometres from the Bangalore International Airport and en-route the tourist haunt of Nandi Hills is the Devanhalli Fort (or Kote as it is locally called). The outer walls of the fort on the side facing the highway are all that remain today along with a few old temples. The town of Devanhalli has grown into the fort. Many... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

A very small fort. But what was impressive are the fort walls which are in good condition. And close by is the birth place of Tipu Sultan.

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

You would pass this one without even knowing that there is so much of history attached to this place. Like anyother tourist spot this one too is ignored. Visit the Tipu's birth place , there is a small monument erected around the place. Past that you arrive at the main entrance of the fort. The gate and the walls are... More 

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Thank JItTravelDiaries
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This visit is worth only for the historic value attached to the place. The signboard off the NH 7 leads to the fort, but the information boards are in utter state of neglect. You can spend a maximum of 30 mins only. However lot of temples around so you can make it a religious trio too. It can also be... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is a great fort. Although very small it is worth the time. The brick work and structure is really interesting. The grounds are small and well maintained. The streets around are pretty full on with stalls on the pavements.

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Thank deborahtellis
Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Devanahalli fort is definitely a place of historical significance and has become more prominent post the new Bengaluru airport in its vicinity.The fort is unfortunately not maintained well probably due to lack of visitors.It lacks amenities too.But definitely a quaint place to explore history around Bengaluru.

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Thank Deepak_01
Bangalore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

"Devanahalli fort" is located 35 km north of Bangalore. Other words, It is located in NH 7 (Bangalore Hyderabad Highway) around 12Kms from BLR. Though the fort has great historical and archeological importance it is very ill maintained.. There are 12 semi-circular bastions at the fort. The entrances of the fort have been decorated with plaster work which adds on... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

The Devanahalli fort is located in NH 7 (Bangalore Hyderabad Highway) around 12Kms from BLR Airport. This fort is ill maintained and was closed for public. From BLR Airport you need to drive towards Hyderabad and take the service road on the opposite direction. There will be a board showing the road towards the fort and birthplace of Tipu Sultan.... More 

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Thank Picklu_02
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

A surprisingly fascinating walled village so close to Bangalore's International Airport. The walls are the main remains of a castle that dates back to Tipu Sultan's era, or maybe even before. A lovely peaceful village occupies what used to be the interior of the castle.

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