Vattakottai Fort, Kanyakumari

3.9
#3 of 19 in Historic Sites in Kanyakumari
Observe the fortified seaside of Tamil Nadu at Vattakottai Fort. Commissioned in the 18th century by Captain Eustachius De Lannoy , an ex-Dutch naval officer of the Dutch East India Company, for the Travancore kingdom, the fort is an architectural feat made of granite blocks. Enjoy the scenery from the walls of the keep stretching over the waters, the green landscape, and the black sand of the coast. Refresh yourself by dipping into the sea or feeling the fresh coastal winds. Bring your camera to capture the beautiful moments. With our international travel planner, Kanyakumari attractions like Vattakottai Fort can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Excellent Seaside Fort. Nice view of sea beach. Small Fort but time will runout smoothly when you reach on the top of the fort. Nice trees around the fort and nice view of the coconut tree forest in o...  more »
  • A fort in a circular shape is called as Vattakkottai in Tamil. Worth seeing this fort which is on the seashore. Earlier Kings and British people used this as a strategic military place. The fort is lo...  more »
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  • What a place it is ! Great ! Great drive I had after a long time. So much nostalgic. Nice to see and stayed for sometime there. Public comfort stations has to be more and clean. No good refreshments around.
  • It's okay place.. but definitely do not plan for this place alone. Its a historical place, but just a normal one.. Just a Rock fort. But besides that it's sea where the view will be really amazing. Check my pics
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