Thalasseri Fort



Thalasseri Fort | Kannur fort

Thalasseri Fort is a famous historical monument located in Thalassery, Kerala. It is 22 km far from kannur district. If you want to connect with the history Thalasseri fort is a perfect place used by the British in the British government. The fort was the classic sample of the 17th Century. After demolished some part of the fort, It still in a good condition of preservation under the Supervision of the Archaeological Survey of India. The entrance of the fort makes it unique through to its 10-meter wall. The fort was used by Lord Wellesley against the Pazhassi raja revolt. In British Governance, the British shifted their commercial capital from Kozhikode to Thalassery. The fort became a main political center later. The fort offers mindblowing views of the sea. The ruler of Mysore kingdom Hyder Ali tried capturing the fort in his campaign control Malabar. But he failed in his attempt of conquering Malabar. The fort was constructed to protect the assaults and invasion. White of egg and sugar candy was used in the construction of the fort. You can view the Holy rosary church from the fort premises. In the fort, There are two underground chambers that were used to store the goods like black pepper and cardamom. People say about this fort that East India company were minted here. Thalasseri fort timings: The fort is open all weekdays 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.


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