Gandikota is a little town in Jammalamadugu taluk of Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh. The town lies on the banks of the waterway Pennar. Gandikota is notable for its post that is additionally called as Gandikota. The crevasse development is to such an extent that the Pennar stream streams around 90 meters beneath on the western and northern sides and is said to have offered solid common guard to the Kakatiya, Vijayanagar and Qutub Shahi rulers who ruled from the fort.Among the whole fortification, these are some essential spots one ought not pass up a great opportunity at this stronghold: Gandikota Gorge View Point, Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Granary, Jama Masjid, Madhaaya Temple, Jail and there is a lake called as the Kathula Koneru otherwise called Pond of Swords and say that the kings used to wash their swords in this pond after a war. From the mosque head over to the Ragunatha temple and Madhaaya temple — these ancient structures, built between the 15th and 16th centuries stand out for their architectural beauty. They bear the stamp of the Vijayanagara and the Kakatiya style of construction.