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Adoni

AP, South India, History, Masjid, Mughal, Ramayana, Temple

Adoni is situated in Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh, India. This place is famous for town mills. During the British period, market yard of Adoni played a crucial role in the cotton business. Other name of this market is Grain Market of South India. At the time of Islamic rule this place was named as Adavani. Muslim rule came to an end in 1792 after the war between Tipu Sultan and British East India Company.

 

What to see at Adoni:

Adoni Fort: It is the major attraction of this place. This fort is dates back to 300 years ago. Fort is situated on rock granite hill. Every year thousands of people visit this fort. It had 12 sub forts. To reach Hampi and Bellary forts, this fort has secret tunnels.

Sri Mahayogi Laxmamma Avva Temple: This temple is dedicated to Mahayogi Laxmamma. She was also called as Avva. So the temple was named as Sri Mahayogi Laxmamma Avva Temple. Structure of this temple is so beautiful. Marble was used for the floor of the temple.
Jumma Masjid: This is best example for Islamic architecture style. Madu Qadiri builds this masjid in 1680. He was the Adil Shahi Governor. Crowd will be more on Friday’s.

Kamam Bavi: with the intension to provide water to local people of Adoni this was built by Siddi Masud Khan. He was the Governor of Adoni. This well was used for irrigation purpose also.

Ranamandala Konda: This is one of the attractions of Adoni. This temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Ranamadala Konda is famous among bird watchers also. This konda is having Ramajal Lake. At this lake huge number of birds can be seen. It is believed that this was created by Lord Rama during their exile period to provide water to Goddess Sita when she was thirsty. He created by throwing arrow into the earth. Natives of this place still using this water for drinking purpose.

Venkanna Bavi: Venkanna Pant who was the Diwan of Siddi Masud Khan built this Bavi. Earlier this was the only source of drinking water to the local people.

Ranamandala Anjanaswamy Temple: This is one of the prominent places for Hindus. During the period of exile, Sri Rama stayed here for some time. At that time when demons were disturbing Lord Rama and Lord Anjaneya killed them.

 

What to see around Adoni:

Baichigeri Sai Baba Ashramam: It is located just 1kms away from Adoni. Major attraction of this place is 100ft Sthoopam. Devotees of Sai Baba and tourists visits this place for peace.

 

Mantralayam: It is one of the sacred places for Hindus. This place is famous for Raghavendra Swami Temple. Lakhs of devotees come to this place every year.

 

Getting to Adoni: Adoni is well connected with road and railways. From Mysore, Kurnool, Tirupathi, Bellary, Anantapur, Hyderabad etc buses come to this place. Adoni railway line is on Chennai Mumbai Railway line. From Kanyakumari, Chennai, Mumbai, Ahemdabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, etc trains come to this place. Nearest international airport is located at Hyderabad. Nearest domestic airport is located at Bellary which is 68kms away from Adoni.

 

Getting around Adoni: Buses are available to visit the surrounding places of Adoni.

 

Best time to visit Adoni: During the summer season, temperature is so hot. So generally people do visit this place during summer season. Heavy rainfall records at this place. Best time to visit this place is between November to February.

 

Where to stay at Adoni: only budget and midrange hotels are available at Adoni. Best hotels at this place are Rajshri Hotel, Srinivas Bhawan, Dwaraka Lodge, International lodge, Hotel Sreesakthi.

 

Where to eat in Adoni: Limited restaurants at this place. Best restaurants at Adoni are Blue Sky, Mizlala and Catit.

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