Vattakottai, a granite fort six kilometres north-east of Kanniyakumari cape, forms the terminal of a line of ramparts known as the South Tranvancore lines built by Marthanda Varma to serve as defence for Nanjil Nadu.
( 9 km from Hotel )
The fort which was built with mud originally was dismantled and reconstructed with granite by Maharaja Marthanda Varma.
Visiting Hours :
09.00 AM to 01.00 PM 02.00 P.M to 04.30 P.M Every Monday Holiday
Entry Fee : Rs 25 / Rs 10
( 35 km from Hotel )
The fort was rebuilt in the reign of Marthandavarma, the Venad King. Under the supervision of De Lannoy, the Belgian General, who served as the Chief of the Travancore army.