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Chidambaram, Villupuram District | Thindivanam to Thiruvannamalai Road, 25 km, Gingee, India
+91 4145 222 072
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 November 2012

Gingee fort is another architectural marvel nestled well out of general view and from major highways. Almost 40 km detour at tindivanam, on the trichy-chennai highway. This is one example of craftsmanship which includes natural elements into building construction, probably one of the only few...More

19  Thank BudLuBudKee
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

You need to start early to visit this historical fort. After 1500 hrs people are not allowed to climb the stairs. Garden and temple inside are well maintained. Vast in size you get easily tired. And climbing the stairs is going to be a tough...More

3  Thank gokulavan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compared to Golconda fort in Hyderabad this one is a gem. Worth every second of your stay there and if you managed to climb all the way, much more great. Beauliful and well maintained. Once scare is that of monkeys.

1  Thank Andy663
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice value for our money Very cheapest rate in compare to other hotels in Gingee Room service is available for 24 hours

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Reviewed 15 October 2018

I accompanied a group of French tourists to this place that I knew before, I had climbed after a rendonnee in royal enfeld. I remember having trouble climbing all the steps up to 270 meters at the top.And I wanted to prove to myself that...More

1  Thank Jacques B
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. Known to locals , it was built in 1300 AD and improved upon until 1700AD. It had survived many storms and wars and now proves to be simply amazing to behold. The area is full of hills with boulders. It is...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I visited Gingee fort with my friends in September 2018. I was very impressed by its beauty. It is very best suitable for people who loved trekking. It takes about 3-4 hours minimum for visit only fort. There are many scenamatic view point at each...More

2  Thank dilip4386
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Treat for trekers! Nice architecture! Takes 3 hours to climb Rajagiri! Rest we did not visit. Lot of monkeys around. Please carry your water bottles and snacks. Start climbing early morning sothat you can return by the noon when it gets really hot. Enough parking...More

1  Thank sagar j
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is a sprawling fort spread between three hills - Krishnagiri, Chandragiri and Rajagiri. Krishnagiri has the most to see with a mosque and two temples up in the hill. Rajagiri is the highest and thus the toughest to climb. Both of these have grannaries...More

4  Thank ChennaiRajaram
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Locally known as Rani Kottai is excellent monument to visit and needs a day of time to see it fully. Very good for photography (& Videography). But painstaking to reach the top. Once you reach, there is enough to enjoy. Locals say (& There is...More

2  Thank Traveller G
Reviewed 31 January 2018

There are 2 fort complexes. While coming from Puducherry towards Thiruvannamalai, the Queens fort (smaller one) comes on the right and the bit further on a small left deviation comes the Raja fort (Rajagiri), which is bigger one and the complex housing the 7 storied...More

4  Thank aski_online
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This fort is related to many kings, many wars! This fort fought against many enemies before and withstand against them! Measure part of this fort is still stand unlike most of others! Great place for tracking, not much hard to climb. (Though when you look...More

1  Thank AjinkyaC17
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1 February 2018|
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Response from nila_aak |
From Salem , the distance is about 220 kms, roughly 3hrs 30 minutes. If you are engagig a hired vehicle ,the driver should knowing the rouute. If you are driving your own vehicle, you may get the route map from the... More
20 December 2017|
Response from nila_aak |
The fort is closed in the evening and no visitors allowed inside after sunser.