Thirumayam Fort Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu

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31 Responses

  1. Seven walls?! How sad only four remain. The wall with what looks like faces on top is intriguing.

  2. Linda says:

    Lovely photos.

  3. Beautiful old fort well preserved and great view from the top !

  4. TexWisGirl says:

    truly impressive! the walls are amazing!

  5. Hilary says:

    Wow.. there are just so many amazing structures of which most are unaware. Beautiful.

  6. Sylvia K says:

    Awesome!! Wonderful captures and history as always, Indrani!! And thank you, as always, for sharing!! All of that and beautiful skies as well!!! Perfect!

  7. Romi C says:

    The fort looks like a great tourist spot. It looks beautiful against the blue, peaceful sky.

  8. Jim says:

    That's quite amazing.

  9. I love the history (and the names!!). Really interesting, and great photos.

  10. Felicia says:

    amazing structure. love the rounded stones on top of the walls.

  11. eileeninmd says:

    What a beautiful fort, I like the design on the top of the walls.. Great series, thanks for sharing. Have a happy weekend!

  12. Lovely fort! Nice to know about it.

  13. DeniseinVA says:

    Brilliant photos Indrani and I always enjoy the history.

  14. Amazing fort, with the surrounds, so well built.

  15. ladyfi says:

    What a beautiful fort and lovely shots.

  16. Carver says:

    Interesting post and great shots of the fort.

  17. Mridula says:

    Such a nice find!

  18. Thanks for the sharing about this fort. This now add in my wishlist.

  19. Majestic fort and I especially like the canon

  20. Jeevan says:

    Great knowing about this fort and read of facts! Really beautiful captures and amazing perspective

  21. Nice find, lovely photos!

  22. Vidhyaa says:

    Nice to see the pics and read your blog. So many unsung heroes in our country and relatively unknown places!

  23. sushmitha says:

    Wonderful captures 🙂 Thanks for sharing 🙂

  24. Buck says:

    Wonderful sequence of photos. Love learning history of a place like this!

  25. As usual beautiful post supported by awesome pics.

    Thanks for sharing less traveled place.

  26. Awesome pictures!!

  27. Good to know about this post & history associated with it. Lovely pictures!

  28. Bibi says:

    Beautiful shots. I like the crenelations on the wall, some of which look like little faces.

  29. Sudhir R says:

    Impressive ! reminds me of chritradurga

  30. A really beautiful fort. Loved the various pictures that you have taken of the forts walls.

  31. Majestic indeed! Amazed that the wall is still in very good condition! Aren't those red lines (in between the stones) the ancient cement?