Penukonda was once filled in as the second capital of Vijayanagar Kingdom after the fall of Hampi and was before called as Ghanagiri or Ghanadri. As indicated by the engravings, the Penukonda state was talented by the King Bukka-I to his child Virupanna. This post was worked at the season of Virupanna. This fortification was a standout amongst other resistances of the Vijayanagara kingdom. With the decrease of Vijayanagara kingdom, the Sultan of Golconda caught this post. Later Mysore Kingdom caught this stronghold quickly until the point that British surpassed after the fall of Tipu Sultan. Based on a huge slope, the enormous and forcing fortification offers a terrific perspective of the town underneath. The storm cellar of the dividers, bastions and doors in the post was made of stone, mortar and lime. The primary internal segment of the fortification private building planned conveniences for regal relatives. Vault of this lobby has been planned in Hindu style of development, though the floor has the mark style development of Islamic engineering.