Gingee Fort - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting


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About Gingee Fort

The Maratha king Shivaji ranked this fort as the "most impregnable fortress in India" and it was called 'the troy of the East'.

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Attractions Near Gingee Fort

Rajagiri Fort

Rajagiri Fort

0.42km from Gingee Fort

A fort built in 1200 AD. It is made up of saffron and BlackRock. Currently, the fort includes a Magazine, gymnasium, palace site, audience hall, stable, clocktower, granary, treasury, etc.

Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple

Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple

35.69km from Gingee Fort

This is one of the renowned temples of Tamilnadu with its architecture and history. This temple is located in the foothiills of Arunachaleswar hills.

Virupaksha Cave

Virupaksha Cave

36.32km from Gingee Fort

Virupaksha Cave located in Thiruvannamalai was the abode of the saint Virupaksha Deva in the 14th century. It is believed that saint Virupaksha spent most of his life in this cave.

Arunachala Hill

Arunachala Hill

36.8km from Gingee Fort

Mountain, Spiritual way, Trekking, viewpoint, nature etc.

Ulagalantha Perumal Temple

Ulagalantha Perumal Temple

37.83km from Gingee Fort

A Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu constructed in the Dravidian style architecture. Historically important place having so many beautiful structures and a serene surrounding.

Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site

This is a notified national Geo -heritage monument maintained by the Geological Survey of India. The park contains petrified fossil woods approximately 20 million years old.

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Site for many historical events and landmarks. Very old temples, Mosques, and churches are the best attractions.

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