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Tellicherry Fort

Thalassery | Behind St. John's Anglican Church, Kannur, India
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Just the ramparts - no history lessons

For a town steeped in history of the colonial days, the fort could have been a focal point for... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Thrissur, India
Decent place

Nothing much to visit. Place is clean and tidy. Worth seeing once. Good place for photography... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Indrajit B
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Thalassery | Behind St. John's Anglican Church, Kannur, India
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

For a town steeped in history of the colonial days, the fort could have been a focal point for history buffs and tourists. But sadly except for the grand ramparts of aged laterite - typical of the forts all along the Malabar coast, this monument...More

Thank emmurali
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing much to visit. Place is clean and tidy. Worth seeing once. Good place for photography. Kids enjoyed the small garden.

Thank Indrajit B
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The Fort is maintained well but not a family place. You find local youngsters and college students seated on most benches inside the fort killing time. Nothing spectacular. The Fort gives a good view of the sea surrounding it. We had been to Paris to...More

Thank roadnforks
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Although most of the points we visited during Kannur trip , one spot which is not worth going is Tellicherry Fort. Very small fort, no details, no views . Better to be avoided.

Thank ambBlr
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Tellicherry Fort was built by The British East India Company in 1708. It is a square shaped fort with massive walls built using red-laterite stones. It has got many secret tunnels leading to the sea. Parking 10/10 Entrance Free

Thank Dasharathraj S
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I spend five years seeing this fort everyday. Our school is right behind this fort. We explored, each and every part of this structure almost daily as we pass through both the gates while coming back from school. Also known as Tipu's fort this is...More

Thank Ranjit L
Reviewed 20 December 2016

* The fort is clean and neatly maintained. * no entry fee * View of the sea from the fort is quite a decent one. * You could understand the defense strategies followed in the fort.

Thank Mohanface
Reviewed 18 November 2016

An ideal location for taking break to your onward journey. Situated at 22 km from the land of the an exotic art form of “thaiyyam” in the Northern district of Kannur is the small town of Thalassery. In this town stands an imposing historical monument...More

1  Thank Sundar K
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Pleasant visit small and quick visit. Decent views and clean fort. Close to sea walk nearby. And not far from town center.

Thank anyanyspy
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

No entry fee...well maintained fort...Cannons placed at strategic location gives how enemies were tackled...view of the sea is awesome... it also highlights that being built near the sea it becomes impregnable for enemies ...Gives a colonial feel .

1  Thank Snehal P
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