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Nice place with some good photography spots

Plan to go in the evening. We went in November and it was bit hot. Free entry. Get some snacks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Siva K
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Nice Architectural Piece but not maintained properly

Read a lot of reviews from tripadvisor and thought of visiting this place when we we were in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bengaluru, India
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“western ghats” (16 reviews)
“nice view” (10 reviews)
National Highway 48, Sakleshpur 573134, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plan to go in the evening. We went in November and it was bit hot. Free entry. Get some snacks before u start climbing the stairs.

Thank Siva K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read a lot of reviews from tripadvisor and thought of visiting this place when we we were in Sakleshpur. There are no sign boards of the attraction, with the help of Google maps and a localite, we ensured that we reached the right place. Had...More

Thank SandhiyaSathesh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great and historical monuments built in 1792 by tippu sultan on hill top of western ghats at malnad region at an elevation of 988 meter MSL. One can enjoy greenery,great curves of hills and serine beauty of nature in all 360˚ direction, at west side...More

Thank yaseen m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fort was build by Tipu Sultan to keep a watch on the enemies coming from different territorries. As the picture says this place is constructed in star shape with magnificient architecture. From the fort , we can have a glimpse of this beautiful city...More

Thank Aratrik R
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is star shaped fort, need to climb many steps to reach the top, will have very good open space vew.

Thank Basagouda P
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This one is for young trekkers only. There are 250 steps to climb before you can reach the GATE. Please note there is no GUIDES to take you there or people to take you up without climbing. My young son and daughter went up and...More

Thank V. Madhukar K
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The fort is designed in a star shape , try going there early morning or late evening , it’s too hot to climb during afternoons , even though there s proper steps to it , try going during monsoon or winters you will enjoy it...More

Thank Arjun V
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The climb is hard and is not for everyone. Parking is a nightmare. Be very early if you want to find a parking place. Don't park on the main road. There is a small road along the hill side. Use this for parking your car....More

Thank DrDSMurthy
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very close to the highway. Need to trek a little to access the fort. There are no guides available. Worth one visit.

Thank viveksa
Reviewed 24 September 2017

If you are expecting some forts like what you see in Rajasthan, don't visit. There is absolutely nothing of such kind. But if you are interested in knowing how this architecture has helped in defence back in Tipu's age, you definitely need to visit this...More

Thank 837vidyas
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Iranna U
27 February 2017|
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Response from manju s | Reviewed this property |
winter is the best time to visit that too early morning ...near by places are around 30 kms you can visit malahalli falls, bisle ghat view point...
28 December 2016|
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Response from Gampi1969 | Reviewed this property |
Just travelled yesterday.. Shiradi stretch after the concrete road is really bad. As you might be aware, 23 km is concretized. There is talk of making next lot of 23 km and work is expected to commence in 1st week of... More
3 August 2016|
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Response from Debarati D | Reviewed this property |
Only with a drone camera I guess (which I believe is not allowed as per law) . There is no vantage point high enough in the vicinity to take in the star shape. You can see the view in Google Earth.