Vattakottai Fort, Kanyakumari

Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Observe the fortified seaside of Tamil Nadu at Vattakottai Fort. Commissioned in the 18th century by Captain Eustachius De Lannoy , an ex-Dutch naval officer of the Dutch East India Company, for the Travancore kingdom, the fort is an architectural feat made of granite blocks. Enjoy the scenery from the walls of the keep stretching over the waters, the green landscape, and the black sand of the coast. Refresh yourself by dipping into the sea or feeling the fresh coastal winds. Bring your camera to capture the beautiful moments. With our international travel planner, Kanyakumari attractions like Vattakottai Fort can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is an ancient fort rebuilt many times over the millennia. This version was built by the French adventurer/ commander of the Tavancore forces - Eustachius De Lannoy in the 18th century. Well...  more »
  • The fort is simple square fort wall, but the sea view form the fort is marvellous. Best in the morning/evening to avoid hot sun. But you can feel the breeze always. Superb beach view and you can have....  more »
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  • What a place it is ! Great ! Great drive I had after a long time. So much nostalgic. Nice to see and stayed for sometime there. Public comfort stations has to be more and clean. No good refreshments around.
  • It's okay place.. but definitely do not plan for this place alone. Its a historical place, but just a normal one.. Just a Rock fort. But besides that it's sea where the view will be really amazing. Check my pics
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