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Monday, September 24, 2018

Gingee Fort - Tiruvannamalai

Gingee fort is a very famous landmark for pilgrims visiting Lord Arunachaleswarar temple at Tiruvannamalai. This fort is believed to be built during the Chola dynasty some where in the 13th century A.D. The fort occupies an extent of 3 square kilometer area. It is regarded as a rare architectural marvel created by Chola kings.

How to Reach Gingee fort – It can be reached from Tiruvannamalai by road by traveling 37 kilometres due east.

It has a great history of being in the hands of many emperors and rulers of different dynasties. More importantly it was under the control of the Vijayanagar King Krishnadevaraya. Later the Marathas were holding this fort for sometime.

After this the Moghuls held control of this Gingee fort for a certain period,fort was controlled for some time even by the French until it came under the control of the Britishers. Visiting Gingee fort from Tiruvannamalai would definitely prove to be a rewarding experience.

Gingee Fort Timings

Tourist Entry Information :

Visiting Hours : 9 am to 5 pm

Ticket Issuing Hours: 9 am to 4:30 pm

Entry Restricted After 4:30 pm

Entry Fee:

For Citizen of India – Rs.5/-

For Foreigners : Rs.100/-

Entry free for Childrens below 15 years.

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