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Twenty Forts around Mysore

Another post thats been long in preparation stage. I must say it was a pain to get this out the door with the number of distractions in the last few years, especially the recent move to Mumbai. I am hoping to keep the updates flowing regularly.

Here are 20 forts around Mysore:

  1. Melukote – 12.6659759,76.650708
  2. Srirangapatna – 12.421363,76.688240
  3. Mysore fort wall – 12.323123,76.658384
  4. Narayanadurga – 12.712521,76.587903
  5. Possible Fort Ruins – 12.636088,76.410685
  6. Savanadurga – 12.922023,77.293646
  7. Huliyurdurga or Hulyurdurga – 12.820106,77.035988
  8. Periampatan or Periampatna or Piriyapatna – 12.339415,76.087511
  9. Possible fortification at Channapatna – 12.656261,77.200048
  10. Begur – 12.870867,77.622474
  11. Bandalli – 12.204595,77.333858
  12. Bangalore Fort – 12.962834,77.575863
  13. Hosur Fort – 12.731916,77.823954
  14. Kote Gutte – 12.922271,78.005043
  15. Chikkajala – 13.174183,77.634901
  16. Jalamangala – 12.826872,77.207113
  17. Huthridurga – 12.961621,77.123111
  18. Magadi – 12.953437,77.227589
  19. Kanakapura – 12.544185,77.425552
  20. Bairavadurga – 13.092661,77.173848
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Forts around Tumkur

The Maps

Forts around Tumkur

Original map courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.(Click to enlarge).

For the original map, see link. As always, the ones I could locate on Google Maps from the map above are marked in blue, those that I found listed in the map but not through satellite are in red.

  1. Nijagal – 13.2474648,77.2174072 Also see the first post.
  2. Devaranyadurga – 13.3810609,77.2141993
  3. Unknown overlooking Tumkur – 13.3241381,77.1631193
  4. Channarayandurga – 13.5967189,77.2084272
  5. Maddagiri/Madhugiri – 13.65488,77.2061419
  6. Sira/Kasturi Rangappa Nayaka Fort – 13.7435851,76.9138563
  7. Basavangi betta/Bhasmangi – 13.7489209,77.035253
  8. Ratnagiri – 13.8165357,77.1289372
  9. Madakasira – 13.9444957,77.2689754
  10. Gudibanda – 13.9741724,77.1023512
  11. Lakki halli fort ruins – 13.9285273,76.4455748
    I am not quite certain about this one. There does seem to be some sort of wall surrounding the settlement.
  12. Hosadurga – 13.7873415,76.2821746
  13. Unknown – 13.6240704,76.3388658
  14. Bairavadurga – 13.0931942,77.1741888
  15. Midigeshi – 13.8319752,77.1935248