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17th century place

It is also a great space for relaxing far from the busy streets.In this historic place, great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gowtham R
via mobile
Interesting and provides good views over the city

An interesting fort to walk around which sits prominently on a hill overlooking the city. You get... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
James R
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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Dindigul Village, Dindigul, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is also a great space for relaxing far from the busy streets.In this historic place, great scenery of the city can be seen. You would love to see the running train from the top of the fort. Atop the fort, there is an abandoned temple with...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

An interesting fort to walk around which sits prominently on a hill overlooking the city. You get some amazing views in all directions.

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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

The Fort is stunning from a distance and worth the climb. There are many shallow steps hewn from granite leading up (no hand rails) and you need good shoes, a hat and water and preferably go when it's cool. The climb takes about half an...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

The Dindigul Fort or Dindigul Malai Kottai is a 17th-century hill fort, built by Madurai Nayak situated in the town of Dindigul in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. The fort was built by the Madurai Nayak king Muthu Krishnappa Nayak in 1605. In...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

The historical tippu fort was not maintained. This is historical place and used for illegal activities. It is not good to visit with family now a days.

Thank Syed S
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

We used Dindigul only as a halt to our long journey from Rameshwaram back to Bangalore. We asked hotel reception for places to visit in Dindigul. Firs he made a face like there is nothing notable at the place. Then he said that there is...More

1  Thank prateek g
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Its really a nice view from the top and the way to the top is really awsme. One of the place we must watch in dindigul.

Thank Ani53
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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

The place half kilometers uphill. Less place to hide in order to beat the sun. Remember to take water. Fort its meant for defending. Could spot artillery aimed at the city. Defense walls round the hill. Historical lovers will found more interesting. Wish I lived...More

1  Thank sMahendrakumar
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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

From outside it's pretty ordinary but inside it's huge and beautiful. Magnificent view of the city from top. Temple and mosque like structures are there. Little steep to get to the top but once you are there you won't mind the little effort. Very near...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Since I visited during the hot season I decided to go in the morning which turned out too be a good idea since it still was quite hot from the reflection on the stone. It was a lot of steps cut in the stone leading...More

1  Thank Envall
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