Kattabomman Memorial Fort, Panchalankurichi - Tamilnadu
Kattabomman Memorial Fort is an important historical site that sheds light on the life and struggle of the legendary Kattabomman. This Fort is a symbol of Kattabomman courage and sacrifice in resisting British colonial rule in the 18th century. The fort was built on the spot where Kattabomman was imprisoned and later killed by the British. Visiting the fort provides the opportunity to learn about the history of the area and the struggle of the people during the colonial period. The fort is made of granite and it is a fine example of military architecture. The fort is rectangular in shape and has high walls and bastions at its four corners. The entrance to the fort is a gate decorated with sculptures and carvings. The fort also has a temple for Kattabomman which is considered to be an important place for the local people. Surrounded by beautiful hills and valleys this place serves as an ideal spot for tourist.
How to reach Kattabomman Memorial Fort?
Tirunelveli airport is the nearest to reach Kattabomman Memorial Fort. Drive from Tirunelveli airport to Kattabomman Memorial Fort covers about 33 km.