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Kottappuram Fort

The Kottappuram fort or Cranganoor Fort was built by the Portuguese in 1523 AD. Later it was captured and destroyed by the Dutch in 1662. The remains of the Fort is protected by the Department of Archaeology due to its historical importance. The remaining part of the original fort wall shows that it was built by laterite and was 18 feet in thickness.

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Kottappuram Fort

Kottappuram Fort Location :

Village - Methala, Taluk - Kodungalloor, District - Thrissur, Location - At Kottappuram about 4kms in Kodungalloor - Muthakunnam Road.

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