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Saturday, 4 July 2015

Bekal Fort in Kerala

  Raj Thakkar       Saturday, 4 July 2015

Bekal Fort - Most popular Place in Kerala

Bekal fort is around 300 years old and built in a shape of giant key hole located at Kasaragod district in Kerala. There are several forts in Kerala, among all of them Bekal Fort is the best preserved and Largest fort in Kerala. It is surrounded by an elegant beach.Few centuries ago On observation tower of Bekal fort huge cannons were placed. But now it is being used for superb view of Arabian sea. Nowadays Bekal fort , Hill stations and water sports facilities nearby bekal fort are famous for film shooting.   
Bekal Fort

Tourism of Bekal Fort

Bekal Fort is situated at 67 km from manglore at Kasaragod District of Kerala. Its spread over 40 acres.In 1992, Bekal Fort was declared as special tourism area by Government of India. Bekal Tourism development  corporation has been formed by Government to convert it into international tourism center. After that promotion activities has been done by Bekal resort Development Corporation. Many scenes and songs of film has been shot at Bekal Fort. Uyire song of Bombey has also been shot here and directed by Mani Ratnam.  The Mangrove Trail of Malabar is a day trippers visiting place about 45km from Bakel. It is a coastal Jungle trail offering birding, hiking, & boating. 8:00 am to 5:30 pm is the timing for bekal fort.

Bekal Fort Garden
So friends above is the brief information about Bekal Fort which is one of the most popular tourist attraction of Kerala. I hope this article is helpful to all of you. If any one of you have already visited this fort then must share your experience with other readers in comment box. If you have not visited this place yet then put it into your wishlist. Have a nice day.



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2 comments:

  1. I have always been keen to visit kerala. Good post though.

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