Located in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, Adoni has long been a significant city, in terms of mythology, history and commerce. According to Hindu Mythology, Lord Rama often visited Adoni during his exile, along with his brother Laxman and wife Sita
Historically, Adoni has come under the rule of a number of powerful kingdoms, including the mighty Vijayanagar dynasty, the Yadavas, and the rulers of the Bijapur Sultanate. Today, it is one of the largest growers of cotton in the region, thus giving it the nomenclature of ‘the cotton state of South India’.Given its history and location, with the surrounding mountains, Adoni has an abundance of tourist attractions for those visiting the city. From its impressive fort to the many temples and mosques, you’ll be hard pressed for time to get all your sightseeing done. Give yourself a few days and visit Adoni and bask in its historical legacy.The Adoni Fort is undoubtedly the city’s biggest tourist attraction. Located atop a hill, the fort that is now in ruins is well worth a visit. Although in ruins it still is an imposing structure with its large ramparts, beautiful gates, inner secret tunnels, and the sub-forts, within its complex.Adoni is also dotted with various places of worship, thanks to its almost equal population of Hindus and Muslims. Take some time to visit the Jumma Masjid, the Ranamandana Konda, Sri Mahayogi Lakshmamma Avva Temple, and the Santana Anjaneya Swamy Temple, among others.The Kaman Bavi and Venkanna Bavi are two famous wells in the region that were built many centuries ago, and today serve as important tourist attractions.Local buses, auto-rickshaws and hired private vehicles are the most common modes of transport in Adoni.Take care of your belongings at crowded tourist sites.Avoid stepping out too late in the day
Adoni is not well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights. The nearest airport is in Hyderabad at a distance of 171kms.
Airports: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
There is no regular trains to Adoni from other major cities of the country. The nearest Railway station is at Bellary which is located at a distance of 64kms.