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Kottappuram Fort

Kottapuram, Kodungallur 680667, India
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"only the ruins of the fort is remaining now but the history of the fort is worth studying"

One who is interested in studying the history of the Portuguese (they built the Fort in 1523 AD... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
JojijosephTDPA
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Kochi (Cochin), India
goos fort to know about history

Small fort. Nothing much to see. Good place to know about the Portuguese and Dutch history. Church... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
sunseb
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Kottapuram, Kodungallur 680667, India
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

One who is interested in studying the history of the Portuguese (they built the Fort in 1523 AD), Dutch and British reign, Tipu Sultan, Knanaya Thoma who constructed the church in the Fort etc you have to visit the fort. The Fort is now known...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Small fort. Nothing much to see. Good place to know about the Portuguese and Dutch history. Church and cemetery are nearby

Thank sunseb
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

It is a great place to visit for all knanaya Christians, those who have an invaluable history since AD 345 related to their jews background and culture.I recommend all knanaya people should visit this place once in their life because that soil has an unforgettable...More

Thank Jils K
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

The fort is left with just remains of Portuguese empire. Nothing much to see. good to know about history of this fort.

Thank Preethi N
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Nothing much is left of the fort, though it is interesting to hear the guides tell about the history of the place. This is one of the few places where the Dutch and Portuguese had a fight, rather than the British!

Thank Johnson V
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

The area is fairly good with a market near by, where you can spend some time. You can walk to nearby Church and Cemetry.

Thank Profrr
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Historic land from ancient times. 300 BC Chera period followed by the Pandavas from 300 AD to 800 AD. The Fort is from the time of the Portuguese, French and later the British. Ibn Battuta visited this Muziris area and wrote of his experience Towards...More

2  Thank Alex
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

History lovers will love this ancient fort. It is conserved by Muziris Heritage project. The surrounding area is very calm and beautiful with church, full of greenery, river and traditional houses. Beside the river on the walkway, there's a convenient fishing spot. Can easily spend...More

Thank MisterNiceGuy_iz
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

This is one proper fort at least. I would anyday prefer this over Fort Kochi whcih is nothing but a beach with probably 1% of the remains of the fort.

Thank AnitaHastir
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

Fort was OK to visit, it wasnt bad or great. The locality is good. There is a market nearyby & road is full of places to see like church & cemetry. Once u reach fort, you can walk & see nearyby places.

1  Thank neeraj18290
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