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In Karnataka there are thousands of Forts, in Kannada called as Kote or Gad or Durga.

Mirjan Fort in Uttara Kannada District in North Karnataka

History of Forts of Karnataka[edit | edit source]

The Forts in Karnataka are belongs to various dynasties, some of them are more than thousand years old.

Famous Forts in Karnataka[edit | edit source]

List of Forts in Karnataka[edit | edit source]

Karnataka has a long history with forts. In 1294 A.D. the Raichur Fort, built during the reign of Kakatiyas of Warangal, played a major role in the history of Karnataka. The Krishna-Tungabhadra Doab region witnessed many battles fought to capture and control the fort, several battles involving Vijayanagar kings, Bahmanis and Adilshahis.

Bagalkot District[edit | edit source]

Belgaum District[edit | edit source]

Bellary District[edit | edit source]

Bengaluru Rural District[edit | edit source]

Bengaluru urban District[edit | edit source]

Bidar District[edit | edit source]

Bijapur District[edit | edit source]

Chikkaballapura District[edit | edit source]

Chikka Magaluru District[edit | edit source]

Chitradurga District[edit | edit source]

Dakshina Kannada District[edit | edit source]

Davanagere District[edit | edit source]

Gadag District[edit | edit source]

Gulbarga District[edit | edit source]

Haasana District[edit | edit source]

Haveri District[edit | edit source]

Kodagu District[edit | edit source]

Kolara District[edit | edit source]

Koppal District[edit | edit source]

Mandya District[edit | edit source]

Raichur District[edit | edit source]

The Raichur historic hill fort also known as Giridurga.[4]

Ramanagara District[edit | edit source]

Shivamogga District[edit | edit source]

Tumkuru District[edit | edit source]

Udupi District[edit | edit source]

Uttara Kannada District[edit | edit source]

Yadagiri District[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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