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Sunday, 3 August 2014

PALAKKAD FORT


PALAKKAD  FORT




The Tipu's Fort, also known as Palakkad Fort, stands in the heart of Palakkad town. One of the well preserved forts in south India, Tipu's Fort was constructed in 1766 AD and is today a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India. The fort was built by Hyder Ali (1717 - 1782), the emperor of Mysore province




 Hyder Ali had captured the Malabar and Kochi regions which come under the West Coast area. His son Tipu Sultan (1750 - 1799) waged a series of wars against the British colonial rule .Tipu Sultan lost his life in 1799 in an encounter with the British and the fort later came to be known in his name. Visiting hours: 0800 - 1800 hrs









The grounds are known as Kotta maidan , The fort is now under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India. 
Nearest railway station is Palakkad about 5 km.
Nearest airports are Coimbatore about 55 km in Tamilnadu State; Cochin International Airport, about 140 km towards south


Nearest railway station is Palakkad about 5 km
Nearest airports are Coimbatore about 55 km in Tamilnadu State; Cochin International Airport, about 140 km towards south


The fort is now under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India. At the entrance to the fort, there is a temple known as Kota ambalam. The main deity here is Lord Hanuman.




In the 20th century, the fort became a Taluk office once again. Now declared as a monument, the Fort is under the custody of Archaeological Survey of India.

Nearest railway station is Palakkad about 5 km
Nearest airports are Coimbatore about 55 km in Tamilnadu State; Cochin International Airport, about 140 km towards south

Nearest railway station is Palakkad about 5 km.
Nearest airports are Coimbatore about 55 km in Tamilnadu State; Cochin International Airport, about 140 km towards south
It houses a small museum and an open air auditorium called Rappadi. The old draw bridge has since been replaced by a permanent one. The children’s park is called Vatika. A Hanuman temple is located inside the fort.

The grounds are known as Kotta maidan , The fort is now under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India. The fort is now under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India.
 At the entrance to the fort, there is a temple known as Kota ambalam. The main deity here is Lord Hanuman.

The grounds are known as Kotta maidan , The fort is now under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India. 
 The fort is now under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India. At the entrance to the fort, there is a temple known as Kota ambalam. The main deity here is Lord Hanuman.


The grounds are known as Kotta maidan , The fort is now under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India. 
 The fort is now under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India. At the entrance to the fort, there is a temple known as Kota ambalam. The main deity here is Lord Hanuman.

It houses a small museum and an open air auditorium called Rappadi.

 The old draw bridge has since been replaced by a permanent one. The children’s park is called Vatika. A Hanuman temple is located inside the fort.



The fort is now under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India. At the entrance to the fort, there is a temple known as Kota ambalam. The main deity here is Lord Hanuman.


In the 20th century, the fort became a Taluk office once again. Now declared as a monument, the Fort is under the custody of Archaeological Survey of India.



It houses a small museum and an open air auditorium called Rappadi. The old draw bridge has since been replaced by a permanent one. The children’s park is called Vatika. A Hanuman temple is located inside the fort.


The fort is now under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India. At the entrance to the fort, there is a temple known as Kota ambalam. The main deity here is Lord Hanuman.


 Hyder Ali had captured the Malabar and Kochi regions which come under the West Coast area. 
His son Tipu Sultan (1750 - 1799) waged a series of wars against the British colonial rule





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