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Opening timings for bekal fort

All days of the week except Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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address
Kasaragod, Kerala 671121, India
contact
+91-467-2310700
entry fee
5
per person for Indians and SAARC nationals
100
per person for foreign nationals
timings
All days of the week except Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
visit duration
1 to 2 hours

how to reach bekal fort

The nearest towns are Kasaragod (18 km) and Kanhangad (8 km) which are well connected by trains and buses. Other railway stations are Kottikulam and Pallikere, but only local trains stop at both these stations. You can easily hire a cab once you reach here. The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport (60 km).

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about bekal fort

The Bekal Fort is the largest fort in Kerala. It has a beautiful water tank with flights of stairs running down to it, an observation tower and numerous peepholes offering picturesque views of the surrounding valley. There is an ancient Anjaneya Temple, a mosque, a sea bastion and several underground passages. To one side lies a shallow beach. The zigzag entrance added to the defence strategy of the fort.

There are a number of nearby attractions one can go to. The Bekal Hole Aqua Park is a small pier with pedal boats and water cycles on offer. A 10-min drive away, Kappil Beach offers seclusion and casuarinas. The Kodi Cliff is worth the climb for the views. The 17th-century Chandragiri Fort, 4 km away, yields great views from atop.

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Bekal Fort traveller reviews

9 Bekal Fort reviews
Preethika GS
Preethika GS
A jewel on the West Coast of India
Nov 10 2015
One of the largest forts in Kerala, this well maintained fort in the district of Payyanur is a beauty. If you've watched the movie Bombay directed by Mani Ratnam, you'd have set your eyes already on this beautiful destination. You need to walk a bit ...... read more
Arun Shrivas
Arun Shrivas
About Bekal Fort
Jun 28 2014
A large part of the fort is in dilapidated condition since the waves from the sea continually hit against the walls of the fort.There are no palaces or halls within the fort.
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