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Fort, Dindigul

Fort, Dindigul


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Dindigul Fort, Tamil Nadu
Popularly known as Dindigul Malai Kottai, Dindigul Fort is a rock-cut fort, commissioned by the King Madurai Nayak in the 17th century. The fort was later captured by Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan and was used for strategic discussions in the 18th century.

Dindigul Fort Main Attraction
The main attraction of the Dindigul Fort is that the 900-feet tall rock-cut monument has an exceptional architectural design, which was made for specific purpose the fort severd. For century, the fort has stood testimony for the many war strategy that have charted out within the walls of the fort.
From the installation of cannons to the inclusions of gunfire artillery, the fort remained prepared for any attack. Cemented with thick walls, fort was made to withstand any heavy artilleries. Along with this, godowns and escape rooms were mapped out to help soldiers in the case of emergency. There were also prison lodges, command room, kitchen and horse stables. The fort represents the ingenuity of Indian kings in their military architecture.

Best Time to Visit Dindigul Fort
The winter season can prove an appropriate time to enjoy a pleasant trip to the fort as it is quite cool at that time of the year.

Dindigul Fort Timings
The palace can be visited on all days of the week from 9 am to 5:30 pm.

How to Reach Dindigul Fort
There are private and government taxis that help people commute to the fort.

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • Visitor shall be required to show an original photo identity proof at the entry to the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
  • This monument is a Non Smoking zone.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Refund policy later for any transaction is not permitted as per the guidelines of the Archaeological Survey Of India so refund for any transaction under any circumstances won't be possible.