Gandhari Khilla

Category Historic

Gandhari Khilla (Gandhari Kota) is a hill fort located near Bokkalagutta, in Mandamarri Mandal in Mancherial district in the south Indian state of Telangana

It is located on the sand rock hills. The fort was built within a thickly forested area which has a wealth of plant species which includes many medicinal herbs. The fort has not been fully excavated and is still partially covered by forest.

Mahankali Jatara (quarry jatara) is conducted every year which attracts more than 10,000 people. Gandhari maisamma jatra is done in the temple on the fort of Gandhari for every 2 years and tribal people from Vindhya region i.e maharashtra, Chhattisgarh on the other bankside joins it.

The Mancherial – Bellampalli highway passes close to the fort, which is 3 kilometres away from the Bokkalagutta village.

Gandhari Maisamma temple is located at the fort.

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    Gandhari Khilla
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    Naga Devatha
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    Kakatiya Thoranam

How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest Airport Hyderabad.

By Train

Nearest Railway Station Mancherial.

By Road

The Gandhari Khilla is located 13 kms from the Mancherial.