||Western Part of the State Of Andhra Pradesh
|| Oldest Municipality Constituted In 1865
|Previously known As:
||Yadavagiri and Adavani
Adoni is located on western part of State at a distance of 103-km from Kurnool and 225-km southwest of Hyderbad. It is the second biggest town in the Kurnool district and the oldest municipality, constituted as early as AD 1865. It was known in the past as "Yadavagiri" and "Adavani".
Adoni was once the stronghold of the rulers of Vijayanagar. Muslims later controlled it until 1792, when a war between the British East India Company and Tipu Sultan resulted in its cession to the Nizam of Hyderabad.
Adoni Fort: The fort at the place standing on the rocky granite hills was founded some 300 years ago.
Jumma Masjid: A fine piece of Muslim architecture built in 1680 AD by Madu Qadiri, the Adil Shahi Governor.
Kaman Bavi: It is of size 50' X 50' constructed by Siddi Masud Khan, the Governor of Adoni.
The Venkanna Bavi: An astoundingly large well built by Venkanna Pant, Diwan of Siddi Masud Khan.
HOW TO GET THERE
Air: The nearest airport is at Hyderabad, situated 225-km away from Adoni.
Rail: Adoni lies, on the Chennai - Mumbai rail route. It is well connected with all the important places in and outside the Kurnool district.
Road: It enjoys good communication facilities, as it is a famous commercial center of Kurnool district. It is connected to major cities of the state by road.
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