Anjengo Fort aka Achuthengu Fort is a 16th-century fort that stands near the beach of Varkala. This fort was built by the British powers and was the first permanent post on the Malabar Coast. From Anjengo Fort, the ships were signaled in the right direction that arriving from England. Presently, it is a major attraction that lures tourists on a large scale.
It Is Known For:-
1) The premises of the fort house the ancient cemetery that was built in the 17th century
2) The area around the fort is bordered with the palm and coconut groves that make it a beautiful spot for spending a day’s itinerary
3) The nearby beach with the same name is another lure for the tourists
Best Time To Visit:-
The best time to visit Anjengo Fort is throughout the year. Being an ancient architectural marvel, this fort always catches the sight of historians that adore digging the bygone era witnessed by the walls of this huge fort. Not only historians, Anjengo Fort also attract nature lovers due to its surroundings.
Anjengo Fort is easily accessible as all the local transit like the bus and autos are available to carry the tourists from one place to another.
Nearest Railway Station- Varkala Junction
Nearest Airport- Trivandrum International Airport
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