The two majestic forts of Palamu, which now lie in ruined condition is a major tourist attraction in the region. The old fort and the new fort, both have an Islamic style of architecture and are located close to each other. The Palamu forts are attributed to the Chero dynasty kings.
The fort was built by Raja Medini Ray. The fort has a historical significance in India as it played a great role in the defense purpose from the enemies at that time.