Udhayagiri Fort | Excellent Eco – Tourism Spot with Fort

Udayagiri Fort kanyakumari, Udhayagiri Fort kanyakumari

Udhayagiri Fort Kanyakumari District is located in Puliyoorkurichy, a small town near to Thuckalay in the Trivandrum Main Road. It is around 15 kms from Nagercoil.

Udhayagiri Fort Kanyakumari district was renovated during the reign of King Marthanda Varma (1729 – 1758 AD). This fort also had a foundry for casting guns. De Lennoy was one of the 24 European prisoners taken by King Marthanda Varma in 1741 when he was defeated the Dutch at Colachel. He joined King Marthanda Varma and became a trusted General. He trained the Travancore Soldiers in the European method of fighting. His tomb is situated in this Fort.

There is a wildlife park inside this fort. There are around 13 types of wild animals, 50 types of birds and 60 types of forest trees in this park. There is also a park for children.

Accommodation / Hotels

Good Accommodation is available at Thuckalay, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari. There are many Hotels, Lodges and home stays available.

Getting There

Tuticorin – 130 kms.
Madurai – 260 kms.
Trivandrum – 60 kms
By Rail:
Nagercoil Railway Station is the closest train facility available.
By Road:
Bus facility is available in Thuckalay.
Nagercoil – 15 kms
Madurai – 260 kms.
Tirunelveli – 95 kms
Kanyakumari – 35 kms.
Best Season
Any time is good.
Visiting Hours
9.00 am to 6.00 pm.
Monday & Govt. holidays
Entry Fee
will be updated…
There is charge for parking also.
Udhayagiri Fort Photo Gallery
Udayagiri Fort Google Map Location


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