Namakkal Fort - Tamilnadu

Namakkal Fort

Namakkal Fort has a rich and diverse history with evidence of human habitation dating back to the Stone Age. The fort was ruled by many dynasties, including the Cholas, Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire and the British. Built on a hillside, Namakkal Fort has a mixture of medieval and modern architectural styles. The walls of the fort are made of granite and decorated with carvings and statues of Hindu gods and goddesses. The main entrance of the castle is flanked by two majestic gates, one of which is decorated with large statues of lions. The castle has stunning views of the surrounding countryside, making it a popular destination for photography and nature enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy magnificent views of the Namakkal Hills and the surrounding area from the walls of the fort. Namakkal Fort is also a home to many temples and monuments, including Sri Raghavendra Swamy Temple, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple and Mahalakshmi Temple. These temples are adorned with beautiful statues and sculptures, making them a must-visit for anyone who loves Indian culture and architecture.

How to reach Namakkal Fort?

Salem airport is the nearest to reach Namakkal Fort. Drive from Salem airport to Namakkal Fort covers about 73 km.