Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Chandragiri Fort

Chandragiri Fort in Chandragiri (State: Kerala) is one of the oldest forts  perched atop a hill  in India by the side of the river Payaswini.



This 17th century fort is 150 feet above sea level and occupies an area of about seven acres.



This fort is in square shape is currently in not great shape and in ruins. It is one of the chain of forts that was built by Shivappa Nayaka of Bedanore.



How to Reach: This fort is on a highway that lead to Bekal Fort from Kasaragod. It is about 7 kms from Kasargod.



18 comments:

krishna said...

Great picture of the fort..

rupam sarma said...

Wonderful. Thanks for all pics.

R Niranjan Das said...

Nice to know more about this fort.

Jeevan said...

Nice perspective on the old fort!

teamgsquare said...

Small and interesting fort.

Kalpana Solsi said...

thanks for sharing this slice of history.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Love your Sky Watch photos!

NatureFootstep said...

great post.

Jenn Jilks said...

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Pat Tillett said...

I love seeing these historical places. Thanks for posting this!

Lady Fi said...

Wonderful shots.

Dragonstar said...

The stones are so massive. Well-built to last so many years. I like the line of fence posts making a diagonal in your black and white photo.

Elizabeth at Eiffel Tells said...

Thank you for introducing us to this interesting fort in your beautiful country.

Ani Paul said...

Heard about this for for the first time,the entire stretch is so rich in history, thanks for sharing

Klara said...

nice perspective.

magiceye said...

Cool pictures. Is it a big climb upto the fort?

Rajesh said...

There is a narrow road that takes one to the base of the fort.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

This would make a great play space for kids! :)