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A place of much historical value with beautiful surrounding areas, Kurnool, is a small town in Andhra Pradesh where much of history left its imprints.
Kurnool has in its domain remains of the palace of Gopal Raju ( the last Hindu king ), ruins of a medieval fort built by Vijaynagar Empire having ancient Persian and Arabic inscriptions and the summer palace built by Kurnool rulers during the 16th century. A town which blends religious and historical significance, it houses some of the most sacred of temples in its demesne such as the Peta Anjanyeswami temple, the Venugopalaswami temple, the newÊShirdiÊSai Baba Temple, to name a few. The Belum caves, Birla Mandir, Oravakallu Rock Garden, Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary, Tomb of Abdul Wahab are other major attractions. The Kondareddy Buruz which is protected by the Ancient Monuments Preservation Act is also an interesting place to visit.