Admire Kerala's largest fortress, Bekal Fort. Built in the 17th century and situated near Kasarogod, the stronghold overlooks the Arabian Sea. Take a relaxing walk along the well-maintained fort walls and through the lush green gardens--which have served as the filming location of numerous Indian movies, music videos, and commercials. Gaze upon the vast sea from one of the imposing observation towers, or descend below the stone walls to the small, picturesque beach and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Work out when and for how long to visit Bekal Fort and other Kasaragod attractions using our handy Kasaragod trip planner.
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Bekal Fort reviews
Bekal Fort is one of the most visited attractions in North Kerala. Overlooking Arabian Sea, the Fort provides beautiful view of the sea. It was Tipu Sultan military station when he led a military..... more »
This old fort is well preserved and well looked after. It is a huge site with many beautiful views on the coast and inland. There are some steep steps to climb to get the best views but well worth... more »
Bekal fort is a picturesque fort located on the shores of Arabian sea. This beautiful fort has watch tower. One can spend an hour by walking along the boundary wall of the fort. Ample parking space is available outside the fort. Entry ticket is there. Photography is allowed without tripod. Just visit this fort and enthrall the beauty of its surroundings.
Beautiful old fort. The compound is very large. From the main fort, you can walk down to the beach. There are some food stalls inside of you are hungry. Very well maintained and clean premises. A must visit if you are in Kasaragod area. If you visit in the evening, you get to witness breathtaking sunset views.
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