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Trip to Bekal Fort, Kasargod, Kerala - Pictures and Route

Bekal Fort is situated in Kasargod district Kerala state and is a recognized tourist destination. Bakel Fort is big occupies forty acres of land and situated near a beautiful beach.
By analyzing the structure of Bekal Fort we can say it was built for military requirements rather than any administration requirements. 

The major significance of Bekal Fort is that it is the largest fort in Kerala. Another attraction of Bekal Fort is the presence of the Mosque and Hanuman temple situated very near each other which shows the religious harmony of Ancient Kerala. 

 Right now Bekal Fort is controlled by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Some of the photos we took at Bekal Fort:

Bekal Fort

View of Bekal Fort Kerala by Siju and Rakesh T

Me and Rakesh T at Bekal Fort.

View of Bekal Fort

Thomas George at Bekal Fort

History of Bekal Fort

It is believed that Bekal Fort was built by Sivappa Naik in the 1650s and in 1763 Mysore army occupied the fort under the command of Hyder Ali and later Tipu Sultan. After Tipu Sultan British army took control of Bekal Fort.

It is really nice to spend time here.

Rene Shankar and team at Bekal fort

Bekal Beach

Another attraction of this location is the Bekal beach. If the sea is in normal condition tourists are allowed to go to Bekal beach and even allowed a sea bath. One guard is always there and tourists should follow the directions of the guard.

Bekal Beach - Rene Shankar

Way to Bekal Fort and beach

How to Reach Bekal Fort

It is just 15 km journey to Bekal Fort from Kasargod town. The nearest Airports are at Mangalore (about 50 km from Kasargod), Karipur International Airport (200 km from Kasargod).

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