Interesting facts :
- The song 'Uyire' (Tamil) from the movie Bombay directed by Mani Ratnam was shot at Bekal Fort.
- Bekal Fort was built by Shivappa Nayaka of Keladi in 1650 AD, at Bekal
- It is the largest fort in Kerala, spreading over 40 acres.
Other Details :
- Entry fees : 20/- INR
- Timings : 8.00 am to 5.30pm (till 6.00pm)
- Don't forget to carry your camera, as this place gives a chance to take very beautiful shots during sunset
- Don't litter, but Enjoy the view
It is a long walk from the gate till the edge of the fort wall overlooking the sea. A well maintained property, clean and good spot for photo-enthusiasts.