Gingee Fort: Krishnagiri Hill

Even though the hillock of Rajagiri is higher than Krishnagiri, and its shape is more impressive, and it is more central to the general scheme of Gingee Fort and the main palace structures, and it was possibly the more important of the two hills, it is the remaining structures at the top of Krishnagiri that present a more romantic atmosphere of ruins.

 

Views of Krishnagiri from the fort below

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Krishnagiri citadel monuments

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Path leading up to Krishnagiri

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Gateways to the citadel

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Collection of monuments

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Kalyana Mandapa

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Views around the Kalyana Mandapa

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Ranganatha Temple

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Hall adjacent to and below Ranganatha Temple

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Hallway from the outside

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Palace structure

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Views from the palace structure

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Around the palace structure

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Krishna temple with palace structure behind

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Krishna Temple

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Granaries

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Fortifications and views from Krishnagiri

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Looking towards Gingee town

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Paddy fields and fortifications at the base of Krishnagiri

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