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Dindigul Rock Fort - Things to Know Before Visiting

Dindigul Fort Temple, Muthalagupatty, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624001, India


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About Dindigul Rock Fort

A 17th-century hill fort built by Madurai Nayak situated in the top a hill. Historical place, architectural beauty.

Attractions Near Dindigul Rock Fort

Sirumalai Reserved Forests
Sirumalai Reserved Forests18.83km from Dindigul Rock Fort

Sirumalai is a reserved region of 6000 acres. Many high hills, nature, waterfalls, trekking area ,wildlife ,etc.

Kutladampatti Falls
Kutladampatti Falls25.88km from Dindigul Rock Fort

This is a 27-meter long waterfall located inside a reserve forest of Kutladampatti, where one can spend an inexpensive time and rejuvenate the mind and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Ponnaniyaru Dam
Ponnaniyaru Dam40.4km from Dindigul Rock Fort

It is constructed beyond Preumalmalai and Chemmalai. The tourism around the dam is promoted by the Tamil Nadu Department of Tourism. A large number of local people and outsiders visit the dam. There is a bridge without any support of piers on the Ponnaniyaru Dam. It is known as a hanging bridge and offers you the panoramic view of lush green forest and hills. Standing on the bridge, you can see the trains moving on the rails between the hillocks.

Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple
Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple49.15km from Dindigul Rock Fort

Palani is one of the important pilgrim place for Hindus. Palani Murugan (Kartikeya) temple is very famous among Hindu religion. This temple is situated in the top of a large hills. there is ropeway now to climb the hills, otherwise we should climb around 1000 steps to get there.

Samanar Hills
Samanar Hills49.56km from Dindigul Rock Fort

A hill complex located in Madurai which is revered for its historical and cultural significance. this is the prime location where the Jain monks lived about 2000 years ago.

Kumbakkarai Falls
Kumbakkarai Falls51.29km from Dindigul Rock Fort

Kumbakkarai falls is the lesser- known falls in the foothills of Kodaikanal. This falls has two stages. . The travellers come here and take bath in the falls. The water flows throughout the year; but in rainy seasons the flow will be very heavy. Bathing is possible.

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Dindigul derives its name from the words 'Thindu' which means pillow and 'kal' which means rock. It refers to the bare hills which overlook the city.