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Vattakottai Fort-An Ancient Landscape

#Monument in Kanyakumari

A distinguished historical heritage of Kanyakumari is the seaside Vattakottai Fort. The fort is built for the purpose of defence in the earlier times, it is named after its circular shape. It now stands majestic, enticing tourists with its rustic beauty, impressive architecture and a stunning view of the coconut trees lining the shore.

The fort is sure to hypnotise you with the expanse of the tranquil ocean on one side and the imposing Western Ghats on the other side. You can have a striking view of the calm waters of the Arabian Sea and the rough waters of the Bay of Bengal. It also has a small garden for the kids to play and a quaint pond in the middle. Famous for its black sandy beaches, it is perfect for a luxurious dip in the beach. You can revel in a peaceful atmosphere away from the buzzing crowds in this fort.

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Tamil Nadu, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
8.1256781°N, 77.5648654°E
Distance from Kanyakumari to Vattakottai Fort
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Vattakottai Fort..

Overall Rating:4.3

  '5' out of 5
"Around 5 kilometers from Kanyakumari beach, this is a must visit place for tourists. You can see the southern part of Western Ghats (probably where it ends) from here. The fort is expanding towards the sea giving a great view. Also, one can see the wind fields and the Kudamkulam nuclear plant in the distance from here. "
  '4' out of 5
"Beautiful place having historical importance. One and only fort facing Bay of Bengal coast , once possessed by kerala rulers.(venad kingdom). Easy connectivity from vadassery (or you can get the same bus from sucheendram as well) Bus numbers 1A or 1G. Lot more buses are there. "
  '5' out of 5
"peacful plc ....awsm👌😊"
  '5' out of 5
"Two times I ve visited here.This fort belongs to kerala govt.underground jetty,tunnel,ramparts are worth seeing.many tamil film shootings were done here."
  '5' out of 5
"Very good area to be peaceful good atmosphere well maintained garden "

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