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Palakkad Fort

Palakkad fort which was known as Tippu fort was constructed by Hydrali in 1766 A.D. The Palakkad fort stands in the heart of the Palakkad town. The emperor of Mysore province, supposedly to facilitate communication between both sides of the Western Ghats.

Palakkad Images

Historical Attractions

  • 17th century fort built by Hyderali
  • A moat around the fort for protection
  • A Pillared Hall
  • A small museum with some statues/stone carvings
  • Spacious ground
  • Open air auditorium called "Rappadi"
  • Vatika, the children's park
  • Sri Kote Hanuman temple

Address of Palakkad

Palakkad City is in Palakkad district of Kerala state, India - 678001.

How to Reach

  • Distance From: Coimbatore - 52 km, Thrissur - 68 km, Kozhikode - 126 km
  • Nearest Airport: Coimbatore
  • Nearest Bus station: Palakkad
  • Nearest Railway Station: Palakkad Junction - 5 km
  • Transport: Palakkad is connected to all the major cities by an excellent road and rail network.

Where to Stay

There are many options from budget to luxury hotels.

Visiting Places near Palakkad