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Anchuthengu and Anjengo Fort

Anchuthengu Town | 12 Km From Varkala Town, Varkala 695309, India
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Short visit, small place less infrastructure

Watch out for rains and tourist season, parking is challenge. Watch the rampart barely 1 meter wide... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Globetrottersince97
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
waste of Time

Crappiest place in Kerala. There is nothing to see in his place & you'll not spend more than 5 min... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AmanKartikeya
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Bengaluru, India
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Anchuthengu Town | 12 Km From Varkala Town, Varkala 695309, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watch out for rains and tourist season, parking is challenge. Watch the rampart barely 1 meter wide walkway connecting bastions. one side un protected. Small place, garden and sort of gets too crowded if more than 30 people :) 9 to 6 open, not much...More

Thank Globetrottersince97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crappiest place in Kerala. There is nothing to see in his place & you'll not spend more than 5 min in this place.

Thank AmanKartikeya
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Been here without any plan Just passing this fort on the way to fishing spot and decided to come inside (+) 1. Guard will explain the detail history 2. Clean and beautiful inside 3. No formal ticket, guard will not ask money also but better...More

1  Thank adhihayu m
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

One of the first British settlements in India. An unavoidable location for history lovers. There is no entry fee and you can use the stairs along the side to gain access to the top of the fort with a nice view of the Arabian Sea....More

Thank Cristina G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The fort is very near to the sea, but due to new constructions the view is lost now. Also there is nothing much to see inside the fort. Just drop a visit if its on your way to Trivandrum to Varkala.

Thank Avik D
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is an old East India Company fort which is very interesting to visit. You are able to walk around the very thick walls of the fort and around the gardens inside. It is free to visit.

Thank Siobhan M
Reviewed 23 December 2016

well nothing special if u have to go there specially from varkala . only if u are a fort buff its worth the trip

Thank Ravin K
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A small fort on the coastal route to Trivandrum from Varkala has been seemingly forgotten by the Tourism Department. We filled in the log book left on the ground ourselves, there was not a Guide in sight to speak about its glorious history and the...More

Thank Rajeev C
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Its a fort cum museum on the beach, protected under the Archaeological survey of India. Its worth visiting and is known in the Travancore History with its strategic location.

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This might b gud for history lovers.. It is well maintained..But didn't create any impression in my mind.. For me its just a place where u can relax after going to the light house, which is a must-go ... nothing much to see in there

1  Thank Shilpa G
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