Palamu is located 50 miles away from Patna, well known for its two large forts. These two forts positioned deep in the forests of Aurangabad on Sher Shah Suri Path. These two forts are ascribed to the Vanvasi kings of the Chero dynasty. Palamu fort is the best example of Islamic architecture bespeaks of Daud Khan’s Conquest. The place Palamu was once under control of the viceroy of Bihar, Lasker khan. The two gigantic brick and sand forts of Palamu attract a large group of visitors every year for exploration of its rich history of past. The walls bear the width of five feet and the aged forts stand mark of the canon ball in many places.
The fort in Palamu occupies a very dominant role in making Bihar a worth traveling destination. Its exciting and massive beautifully carved stone gates “ The Nagpuri Gate” is designed with a new fort and a round room having an well for providing drinking water in case of emergency. The river Auranga flows close to the Palamu fort and the fort is protected by high hills and dance jungle in four sides. All the faces of the fort are wrapped by three great forts as Kothi Kunda and Devagan fort. The gate leading to the old fort, the courtroom and Zanana quarters of Raja there exists two deep but silted up wells.