Bhongir town in Nalgonda District
is about 51 km from Hyderabad
. It is built around a huge drum-like hill with a ruined fort
on top. The fort is a fine specimen of amazing architectural skills.
The town was built by Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI and got the name Tribhuvanagiri, which in due course, was called as Bhuvanagiri, and later Bhongir. It is also famous for earthenware.