Chitradurga

A FORT FULL OF TEMPLES

CHITRADURGA

Brahmagiri’s Ishila, one of his provincial capitals where rock edicts dated 3rd century BC were discovered. These inscriptions are also an important from the viewpoint of assimilation of Buddhist culture and language of Brahmi and Prakrit in regional Kannada culture. Jatinga Rameshvara and Siddhapura also comprise the heritage of Ashokan edicts in the district.

This hill fort has 14 temples, remains of a palace, a mosque built by Tipu Sultan and an Archaeological Museum.

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