Adoni is located on western part of
Andhra Pradesh State at a distance of
103-km from Kurnool and 225-km
southwest of Hyderabad
. It is the second biggest town in the Kurnool district and the oldest
municipality, constituted as early as AD 1865. It was known in the past as
"Yadavagiri" and "Adavani".
Adoni was once the stronghold of the rulers of Vijayanagar. Muslims later controlled it until 1792, when a war between the British East India Company and Tipu Sultan resulted in its cession to the Nizam of Hyderabad .
The fort at the place standing on the rocky granite hills was founded some 300 years ago.
A fine piece of Muslim architecture built in 1680 AD by Madu Qadiri, the Adil Shahi Governor.
It is of size 50' X 50' constructed by Siddi Masud Khan, the Governor of Adoni.
The Venkanna Bavi
An astoundingly large well built by Venkanna Pant, Diwan of Siddi Masud Khan.
The nearest airport is at Hyderabad , situated 225-km away from Adoni.
Adoni lies, on the Chennai -Mumbai rail route. It is well connected with all the important places in and outside the Kurnool district.
It enjoys good communication facilities, as it is a famous commercial center of Kurnool district. It is connected to major cities of the state by road.
As Adoni is not a big place there are no big hotels but one can find budget hotels over here. Tourists have also got the option to stay at the hotels of Kurnool.
Summer: Max 42°C and Min 31°C. (114F - 84.28F Approx.)
Winter: Max 29°C Min 21°C. (78F - 57F Approx.)
Clothing: Light Cottons
STD Code: 08512