Monday, June 20, 2011

Palakkad Fort

Palakkad (Palghot ) fort is an imposing fort covers an area of 15 acres. It is situated on the western border of Palakkad town, in the state of Kerala, South India. The fort is also known as Tipu's Fort. It was built by Haider Ali in 1766 and one of the best preserved forts in Kerala. Palakkad Fort- Tippu’s Fort has great historical importance and also represents the rich cultural heritage of Kerala. The Fort narrates the history of Mysore invasion and the advent of the British to the region.

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