Udayagiri Fort - Tamilnadu
Udayagiri Fort is a historical monument located in Kanyakumari Nadu. The fort was first built by the rulers of the Venad Kingdom in the 17th century and later came under the control of the Travancore Kingdom. Exploring the fort gives visitors an insight into the rich history of the area and provides a glimpse into the past. The architecture of Udayagiri Fort is a mixture of different styles showing the influence of different periods. The fort has intricate carvings, beautiful arches and well-preserved structures that show the architectural grandeur of the time. The main entrance gate, known as the Padmanabhapuram Gate, is decorated with beautiful wooden carvings depicting mythological scenes. The fort also has a palace with many palaces, apartments and residences, giving you an insight into the royal lifestyle of the past. Udayagiri Fort is located on a hill and has a beautiful panoramic view, and visitors can enjoy magnificent views of the Arabian Sea, lush greenery and nearby places such as the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Thiruvalluvar Statue. The serenity combined with beautiful pictures makes this the best place for photography enthusiasts and nature lovers.
How to reach Udayagiri Fort?
Thoothukudi Airport is the nearest to reach Udayagiri Fort. Drive from Thoothukudi Airport to Udayagiri Fort covers about 125 km.