St.Angelo’s Fort Kannur

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St.Angelo’s Fort is also known as Kannur Fort or Kannur Kotta. St Angelo’s fort kannur is a most important historical monument and a popular tourist attractions.The fort stands to face the Arabian Sea with history plastered all over the walls.

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St.Angelo’s Fort is located 3 km from Kannur town,Kerala.Though the Fort was built in 1505 by Dom Francisco de Almeida the first Portuguese Viceroy of India, the time makes it more of a fusion of various European architectural styles.Kannur fort is one of the interesting places to visit.The massive triangular fort offers a magnificent view of Mopila Bay and Dharmadom Island.The Mopila Bay is a famous fishing bay.The fort is in the Cannanore Cantonment area.

St.Angelo’s Fort is a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India. The fort offers a fascinating view of the Mopila Bay and Dharmadom Island. Dharmadom Island, only 5 acres in area, is situated 100 metres away from the mainland in the Arabian Sea.A sea wall projecting from the fort separates the seawater and inland water looks amazing. The fascinating view of fishing from the fort will be a different experience to tourists. In 1790 the British who seized control over the fort, renovated and equipped it to be their most important military station.

 

 

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