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Koulas Fort & Temple

Koulas Fort is located in Koulas village, Jukkal mandal of Kamareddy district, Telangana State, India. Little known Koulas fort dating back to the fourteenth century, spread across six square km has the potential of becoming a much sought after tourist destination. Situated on the border of Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra States, 180 km from Hyderabad and 100 km from the district headquarter town of Nizamabad, Koulas fort can be a tourists’ delight as a quick getaway for one day. The trip can also be tagged on with a visit to the historic Nizamsagar, the irrigation project built by the seventh Nizam on the Manjira, and Koulasnala projects close by.

Domakonda Fort

Domakonda fort is an instance of architecture for defence against external invaders.  Located 4kms from NH 44 and 10 kms from Kamareddy. The fort was constructed on a circular plan and has two ways to enter one on the east and other on the west and there are four bastions in four directions. Two places and one temple complex are situated in the fort.  The fort was controlled by Chalukyas of Kalyani and the Kakatiyas. 753 AD - 973 AD  :  Rashtrakuta Dynasty Initially Constructed by Rashtrakuta kings around 10th Century. 973 AD - 1158 AD  :  Western Chalukyas   Sri Mahadeva temple present inside the fort was constructed by Western Chalukyas as Vaishnav temple. It was later transformed to Shiva temple by Kakatiya rulers. c.895 AD - 1323 AD  :  Kakatiya Dynasty   Raja Kama Reddy or Kamineni Chaudary Kamineni Malla Reddy Padma Puranam and Shiva Dharmotharam Potha Reddy 1748 - 1757 AD : Rajanna Choudary 1786 - 1947 AD : the Kamineni rulers ruled from this fort. Domakonda was a samsthan unde