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About Sankakiri Fort

The Sankagiri Fort in Salem is a premiere historical heritage in Salem that brings many visitors all round the year to its precincts. Owing to its heritage relevance, the fort is presently maintained by the archaeological survey of India. The Fort lies at a distance of nearly 38 km from Salem. The Fort attraction in Salem features 14 fort walls that are built on and around a hill, and the last phase of these walls was completed by the British. In ancient times, this fort served as an important political center and a military base. Though the fort is maintained in a state of ruins in the present day, people still come here and visit for the immense popularity and relevance of this fort.

Historical Context: Sankagiri Fort was built in the 15th century by the Vijayanagar empire.

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  • Best Time to Visit Afternoon
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms, Lockers
  • Recommended Hours Min. 3 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Pets
  • Allowed Camera, Video, Footwear

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