Alamparai Fort - Tamilnadu

Alamparai Fort

Alamparai Fort is a historical fort located in Tamil Nadu, India. It is located near the village of Kadappakam, about 50 km south of Chennai, the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu. Alamparai Fort was built by the Mughal Empire under Aurangzeb in the 17th century. It served as a model of coastal defense and trade for the Ottoman Empire. Built using bricks and mortar, the fort is a blend of European and Indian architectural styles. One famous fact about Alamparai Fort is that it has played an important role in promoting trade between India and other countries. It is an important port for the export of goods such as salt, ghee (clarified butter) and other goods to various places. The entrance of the fort is decorated with intricate carvings and designs that are must-see for art lovers. The fort houses many buildings that have stood the test of time which include mosques, granaries, warehouses, military buildings and underground rooms for storing ammunition and supplies. The fort has peaceful and beautiful surroundings and its location close to the Bay of Bengal offers wonderful views. In addition, the fort complex includes a museum where artifacts, weapons, and other artifacts are displayed to provide more information about the history of the area.

How to reach Alamparai Fort?

Pondicherry Airport is the nearest to reach Alamparai Fort. Drive from Pondicherry Airport to Alamparai Fort covers about 50 km.