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Address: Dindigul Village, Dindigul, India

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Dindigul Malai Kottai

A hill fort built by Madurai Nayakars. From the top, you can view the scenic view of Dindigul villages. History lovers, students, children and everyone should visit to know the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 January 2017
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Nagercoil, India
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Tiruchirappalli, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I used to see this fort while passing by the Trichy -Madurai road. It looked quite imposing from a distance . I finally got to visit the fort but chose a wrong time around 11 am when it was sweltering hot. The climb to the top did not take too long and there was an abandoned temple at the top.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

History of dindigul is outlined from this Rockfort named as malaikottai in tamil launguage . Great views of dindigul . Want to go in evening time for soothing climate .

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Nagercoil, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

A hill fort built by Madurai Nayakars. From the top, you can view the scenic view of Dindigul villages. History lovers, students, children and everyone should visit to know the ancient history & culture.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Rock fort is 2.75km circumference and 900m tall was built by Madurai Nayakar's in the 17th century.Canons and Artillery are included in the fort. The fort also has rainwater reservoirs and now it is maintained by Archaeological Survey of India. Entry fee is just Rs. 10 but it suits only in the evening time and the gate will be closed... More 

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Zvolen, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This is something unusual and must see in Dindigul. Entry fee is 200 rs for foreigners. Try to choose some cloudy day as if it's sunny it will be very hot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The workers are treating so bad... they are cheep thinking fellows... I love that fort but the working peoples so bad... nice place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Built by Tippu Sultan with some unexplored caves. At the bottom of the rock, one must visit, the Malaikottai Hanuman temple.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Not with Family visit. we can visit as a historical place . Just for Historical and old architect talent.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

A must visit place if you want to know the history of the city. this place is easly accessible from the city. I took a walk around the market then climbed to the fort. had a beautiful view of Dindugul from there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Thippu sultan, the man who was tried to caught India 17 times. His palace is placed here. He used this palace for hidden from India kingdom. Here you can see the his used tanks and weapons.

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