Rani Chennamma Fort is also known as Kittur Fort . Kittur Fort is one of the major historical monuments in Karnataka and one of its famous tourist attractions. The fort is located in the town of Kittur that is situated at a distance of about 50 km from Belgaum and around 32 km from Dharwad The small town of Kittur gained fame and recognition due to the presence of Kittur Fort and its immense historical significance
Fort as it is closely associated with Rani Chennamma, the brave ruler who ruled over her estate from the fort. With its old palaces, monuments and statues Kittur exudes historic attraction for tourists from all over the country and beyond. But it’s most famous attraction is the Kittur Fort that stands as evidence of one of the first freedom struggles of the country that was led by Rani Chennamma. Kittur Fort also has a palace within it that is popularly known as Rani Chennamma’s palace.
The ruins of the palace lie within the fort on the outskirts of the town. The palace was the residence of Queen Chennamma. The archaeological museum at the site is managed by archeology and museums. Fort has a rich collection of antique items found in Kittur and surrounding areas, including some weapons, swords, mail-coat, shields, carved wooden doors of Kittur Palace and carvings of inscriptions, inscriptions, heroes, sun, vishnu, manoli, subrahmanya, Durga and many modernities,