The town of Bobbili was founded by Pedda Rayudu during 17th century. Sher Muhammad Khan "Nawab of Srikakulam" granted Bobbili as a gift to the maharajah of Venkatgiri for his services. Along with time the town became known as "Pebbuli", "Bebbuli" and finally "Bobbili".
Battle of Bobbili happend in 1757 is one of the significant part in the history of Andhra Pradesh. With the help of French Vizianagaram kings won the war. This battle is evidence of sacrifices, bravery, valour and courage.
The present fort was Started building from late 18th century to early 19th century. Old fort was compleately destroyed during Bobbili War. You can also find Bobbili Guest house at Bobbili Town outskirts.War Stupa (memorial) was built where once stood old fort, and Bobbili War happened.
By taking permission from Bobbili fort office you can take a look into their large collection of weapons, photos, furniture and many more.
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Place Name : Bobbili Fort
Temple Timings : 8am - 4pm
Mostly preferred by : Familys, Couples and Students
Best time to visit : Mornings
Ideal Trip Duration Time : 1-2hr
Transport : Buses available from Vizianagaram (61 km)
Railways : Vizianagaram (61 km), Bobbili
Airways : Visakhapatnam (122 km)
Accommodation : Bobbili
Nearest town/city : Bobbili
Networks Available : Airtel,Cellone,Idea,Reliance,Vodafone,Unitech,Tata Docomo.
Near by Hospitals : Bobbili
Near by Police Station : Bobbili 8944 - 255333
Near by Banks/Atm's : Bobbili
Internet Availability : Bobbili
Pin code : 535558
Std Code : 08944