The town Gooty is a very popular tourist destination in Andhra Pradesh. It has a rich history which dates back to 7th century. It was a part of the empire of King Ashoka. Gooty was under control of many some other famous rulers also like Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali. Gooty is well connected to other major cities of the country by road and rail. It has many places of tourist interest. The cuisine of Gooty is famous for its spices. The Gutti vankaya pulusu is a very popular spicy dish in Gooty. It is made of Brinjals.
The Gooty fort is one of the oldest forts of Andhra Pradesh. It is situated on top of a hill. Many inscriptions dating back to 7th century written in Sanskrit and Kannada can be found in this fort. This fort is also known as ‘King of forts’. The fort has 15 main doors and is in a shape of a shell. The fort is very popular among tourists. The view of the town from the fort is magnificent. The brilliant metallic blue coloured ‘Poecilotheria Metallica’ is a species of tarantula found in Gooty. It is a very magnificent creature and holds a special place of interest among tourists.
The beautiful town of Gooty is a perfect place to visit far away from the rush of daily life and close to the history. One can relate to the rich history of the place and the magnanimous fort.