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“Protective beauty”
Review of Vattakottai Fort

Vattakottai Fort
Ranked #9 of 41 things to do in Kanyakumari
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Bengaluru, India
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Protective beauty”
Reviewed April 16, 2014

Barely few kimlometers from Cape, this Fort is man made beauty coupled with normal beauty. Other side of the fort, the sea waves lashes over the rocks as well as the beaches. The view from the Fort is undescribable splendid beauty

Visited April 2014
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“See the Sea.. from one end to another”
Reviewed April 16, 2014

the only attraction here is watch was .. go upstairs.. watch the one end of the sea to the other end... never ending.. shore.. also watch the beach nearby... I think one can go there.. though we did not..

Visited April 2014
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Coimbatore, India
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“a piece of history.”
Reviewed April 4, 2014

Built with solid rock this fort faces the sea. An unbelievable sight
waits for people who are lucky enough to visit this place. Also a very hot place.

Visited March 2014
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level 6 Contributor
92 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Beautiful view”
Reviewed December 12, 2013

Vattakottai Fort (or 'Circular Fort') is a seaside fort near Kanyakumari, TamilNadu the southern tip of India. It was built in the 18th century as a coastal defence-fortification and barracks in the erstwhile Travancore kingdom. Vattakottai Fort commands a picturesque view of both the sea on the one side, and the hills on the other. Another interesting feature near the site is a beach of black sands. I

Visited December 2013
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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292 reviews
155 attraction reviews
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“Good Location Near the sea ...”
Reviewed December 8, 2013

Vattakottai Fort is a seaside fort near Kanyakumari, TamilNadu the southern tip of India. It was built in the 18th century as a coastal defence-fortification and barracks in the erstwhile Travancore kingdom.

Visited December 2013
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