chandragiri fort

Chandragiri fort is famoust fort lies south east of Kasargod town. This fort was constructed in the 17th century and it has a total area of 7 acres. This fort is bordered by the Chandragiri River and it is very beautiful to see. The fort offers a breathtaking view of the river and the Arabian Sea. It is also a vantage point to watch the sunsets. The fort has two sides that face the sea with the watch tower facing the north direction. There are underground passages in the east and west directions. There are 8 view towers with holes in them for huge guns. The sea route can be viewed well through these holes. The view of the river, sea and the sunset is extremely beautiful. One can take ride in a boat to the nearby islands and the palm groves. This fort is now protected by the State Archaeological Department

Getting there:

By air: The nearest airport is Mangalore International airport which is 50 km away.

By rail: Kasargod railway station is the nearest railway station.

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