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Kerala tourism Guide


Palakkad Fort

Palakkad Fort


The soil of Palakkad Fort seems to be still radiant in pool of blood of soldiers who fought to capture this important fort in Kerala. Haider Ali of Mysore built up this gigantic fort way back to 1766. It remains firm with resilient infrastructure to impress young explorers coming from different corners of the world. It is one of the best forts of India. Palakkad tourism is growing faster to establish the world wide reputation. Historians, celebrities, explorers and admirers visit this place to discover some hidden facts. They are happy and excited after watching the stupendous historical monument/fort in Kerala. In 1783, British Colonel Fullarton showcased his prowess by recapturing the fort and ended the deadlock. The Tipu's Fort is located in the conurbation of Palakkad town. This glamorous town shines in raw sunlight. Its proximity with the Sahyadri ranges of sky kissing Western Ghats and wide range of green forest is prominent and vibrant. People have to postpone their journey to stare at the historical fort of Palakkad. Tipu Sultan, the brave warrior, resisted attacks of British rulers several times and his name is spelt with deep veneration. Palakkad tourist places in India are famous for architectural beauty mixed with historical glamour to cast spell on foreigners. Therefore, with times preceding the importance of this exotic place in Kerala is on the rise. Visitors and foreign delegates book luxurious hotels, resorts and guest houses to stay overnight and visit some of the selected places in Palakkad town in Kerala.

Nearest Places


How to reach

  • flight
    BY AIR
    Palakkad Fort is only 67 Kilometres away from the Coimbatore International airport.
  • train
    You can reach by train from any part of India. Nearest railwaystation is Palakkad junction(4.5 Kilometers).
  • bus
    Bus service is available from all the places in Kerala and luxury buses are available from most of the South Indian cities.

Tips for the traveller

  • Know about glorious history of Tipu Sultan and Haider Ali.
  • Tipu’s Fort is considered to be one of the national monuments of India.
  • Check sites to locate exotic tourist places in India.


  • Nelliyampathy
  • Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kalpathy Temple
  • Attapadi Reserve Forest
  • Thirukachamkurissi Temple
  • Seethargundu Viewpoint
  • Kannimara Teak
  • Large monument
  • Dhoni Waterfalls
  • Nellikulangara Bhagavathy Temple

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