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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good28%
  • Average36%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
27 Jun 2018
“Closed to the public”
29 Oct 2018
“Public can't visit the fort”
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| 50 km from Mamallapuram, Kanchipuram 604303, India
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

The fort is closed for public and police doesn't allow one to visit . This fort is not maintained at all and they have garbage all around the place . it used to be such a beautiful ruin.

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Compass788222
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

My cousin had come in from Mumbai and wanted to see this place. We were disappointed as the place was closed and police posted at the entrance. Apparently, there have been a few incidents with locals creating some problems. We were not allowed inside and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank ppmo
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We reached the fort at around 10 am but were stopped by police officers who informed us that the fort has been closed to the public for almost 6 months now. There is no information about when it might open to the public again. This...More

Date of experience: June 2018
6  Thank LightPacker709522
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is one of the tourist spot in Chennai. Unfortunately, it was not properly maintained by Department of Archaeology. But still it is best spot for taking Casual Photography / Short Film

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Ponnarasu J
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A beautiful piece of history exits at this small village,,this is a old fort which is in ruins but is still a magnificent piece of articheture..as you enter the fort you will be simply awed by the beauty of the place..it is a huge fort...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Alok2108
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We were travelling to Pondy from Chennai via ECR. I just happened to know about this place during a visit to one of the ECR villages. Excellent place for photography. Better to go as a group. Not sure about the safety aspect though. Go during...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank BharathMS
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Best suits for a group of friends. Apart from the atmosphere and the fort, you can also have your parties arranged in one of those small islands. You can reach out to any local boatman and they are ready to arrange a party of ur...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sridharan P
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Alamparai fort is an attractive place near the beach,use public transportation to get there.It will give you a wonderful experience and lot of enjoyment when you go there with friends and not much suitable for family.You can have a clear cut shot of sunrise and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Latheesh C
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Location: Offbeat & pretty. Good for photos Safety: Bad! We had gone for a couple photoshoot (post-wedding) to this place along with a photographer & his assistant. You cannot afford this place unless you come as a group of >7-8 people. One local guy came...More

Date of experience: November 2016
7  Thank dashki
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Place is good but on safety part it's worst. There are lot of liquor bottle lying every where and it's not safe to go alone or a couple when there is no people. Only 2 houses near by. Government must take necessary steps to protect.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Solai_4
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25 September 2017|
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Response from Alok2108 | Reviewed this property |
If you are keen to see this place I would recommend that you travel in day time...we had gone as a family and in a cab so we did not come across any problem but since the place is a bit isolated it would be better if you... More
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Response from dashki | Reviewed this property |
no. it's just an open beach/backwater side marshy land. the fort is old n almost ruined. no rooms here.