Hosdurg Fort


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Distance (From Kozhikode): 155 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Bus

Travel Tips: Following places can be visited along with this place:
1. Bekal Fort (14 Km)
2. Bekal Fort Beach (14 Km)
3. Chandragiri Fort (30 Kms)

At a distance of 155 Kms from Kozhikode, 86 Kms from Mangalore & 40 Kms from Kasaragod, Hosdurg Fort is an ancient structure located near Kanhangad town (4 Kms). It is at a distance of 13 Kms from Bekal Fort. This Fort is also known as Kanhangad Fort.

This Fort is believed to have been constructed by Somasekhara Nayak of the Ikkery Dynasty. The fort is surrounded by a high brick wall with round bastions. Only the ruins of the fort remain now. The fort premises are now being used for several public offices. Temples like Karpooreshwara Temple dedicated for Lord Shiva & Sri Lakshmi Venkataramana Temple are located within the Fort. The Nityananda Ashram is also located to the south-west of the Fort.