Experience the historic glory of Kondapalli Fort through technology :
The historic glory of the marvellous 14th century Kondapalli Fort, the best tourist attraction in Vijayawada, comes alive with technology led experience that educates and entertains visitors. The Andhra Pradesh State Department of Archaeology and Museums completed the restoration and renovation of this historic fort preserving the rich heritage with the help of technology. The Augmented Reality (AR) technology enables a spectacular experience through visual attractions such as Laser 3D projection mapping and lighting show. The Durbar hall beautifully blends the ancient legacy with the modern technology wherein AR enabled portraits, idols, sculptures are the major attractions. The digital display technology also offers a realistic experience of beautifully handcrafted Kondapalli toys crafted from soft wood. Visitors will have to download the Kondapalli Fort AR app to experience the unique audio-visual experience. By using their mobiles to scan the image at portraits and sculptors, visitors can listen to interesting narration. On pointing the mobile phone at the artifacts, the exhibits tell their own story leaving the visitor mesmerised. The app also offers a 360-degree view of the vast fort, letting visitors explore the best tourist attraction in Vijayawada, monument at their own pace. This initiative by the Department of Archaeology and Museums, makes the historical past interesting and engaging to visitors of today and the future.
Located 45 kms from Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, Kondapalli Fort is open from 10 am to 5 pm.
Entry Fee : Rs.30/- for adults and Rs.10/- for children.