About Anjuthengu Fort:
The fort was the East India Company’s first permanent post on the Malabar Coast. In November 1693, John Brabourne was sent by the British East India Company . British-built stronghold from the 1690s, with high laterite walls overlooking the Indian Ocean. Anchuthengu Fort/ Fort Anjengo located on the outskirts of Varkala was built in 1695.
The fort played an important role in the Anglo-Mysore Wars. During the Anglo-Mysore wars the EIC stored ammunition at the fort.
Activity:Anchuthengu fort is of great historical importance and Simple fort, square shape with open central space Not much of complicated building components
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, May, June, July, Summer, August, September, Autumn, October, November, Monsoon
Location: Varkala ,Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
How to Reach There:
Airport: Trivandrum International Airport
The nearest Airport Trivandrum International Arport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Trivandrum International Airport to Happyland Water Theme & Amusement Park is 28.8kms
Railway Station: Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station
The nearest Railway station Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station to Happyland Water Theme & Amusement Park is 31.6 kms
Bus Stand: Trivandrum Bus Stand
The nearest bus stand Trivandrum bus stand . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Trivandrum bus stand to Happyland Water Theme & Amusement Park is 32.8kms