Kondapalli Fort (Vijayawada)
Kondapalli Fort is located 16 km away towards West from Vijayawada City and is built on a hill. Prolaya Vema Reddy, build this fort during 14th Century. Later came under the rule of the
Qutubshahis who strengthened and eloborated by totaling new structures.
Near the Kondapalli Fort, there is a Dargah of a Persian Saint, Gareeb
Saheeb. A legend goes that the palace women and the saint were always at loggerheads. Unable to bear the problem, the queen of the palace ordered the beheading of the Saint. Even after he was beheaded the Saint fought valiantly and dragged the fort soldiers to a distance of 20 km without his head.