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“Wonderful”
Review of Bekal Fort

Bekal Fort
Ranked #1 of 27 things to do in Kasaragod
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Kolkata, India
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Wonderful”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

It took almost 3 hr to Visit the fort and the surroundings.. that big the fort is..wonderful View of the Sea from the fort. A must Visit .

Visited February 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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61 reviews
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“The best fort in God's Own Country!”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

This fort is managed by the Archaeological Survey of India; one of the best preserved forts in India from the 16th century.

The fort is a 30-40 minutes drive from the Kasaragod Town (Old Press Club Junction, to be precise) and has multiple routes; The direct route from Kasaragod town is very scenic compared to the partial SH57/NH1 access (Kasaragod-Kanhangad Rd).

The fort has been renovated recently and there are significant improvements over the past few years. Over all, the place is worth a visit.

Visited May 2012
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Mangalore, India
1 review
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“Avoid going in summer”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

Hi all... dont goto bekalfort in summer, it will be big punishment for you... its full hot there... better to go in rainy season..

Visited March 2013
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 reviews
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“Magnificent - Bekal Fort”
Reviewed March 3, 2013

Just a few kilometers from Kasargod you get the Bekal fort, The fort is in the best of location,facing the sea. it has been well looked after by the archaeological dept. the fort has been captured in many films, among then is Roja. Climb upto the last of the fort and get a fantastic view of the sea.Food is available outside the fort .Kasargod is on the Mumbai Kochi highway, and lots of train pass thro it, The nearest airport is Mangalore, which is 1 hours drive.
In North kerala bekal is the one and main attraction .

Visited February 2013
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Mangalore, India
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“Lot of Facilities need to improve”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Road are very bad and narrow the traffic flow is high, Tourism dept. has done garden inside the fort but outside there is nothing much

Visited February 2013
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