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Another one of the few standing structures of St. Angelo Fort in Kannur, Kerala.

This Fort can be considered one of the important monument of the Portuguese adventure on the Malabar Coast.

St.Angelo Fort is on the seashore of Kannur Town facing the mighty Arabian Sea. Don Francisco D Almedia, the first Portuguese Viceroy of India built the Fort in 1505 A.D. after obtaining the consent of the Kolathiri Raja. The Fort had a chequered history. It changed hands to the Dutch, then to the Ali Raja of Arakkal in 1772, and finally to the British in 1790. One of the important Military center of British in Malabar.

For more information you can visit http://www.kannur.com

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  • Copyright: Anu Srivastava (anusrivastava) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 17] (56)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-06-18
  • Categories: Castles
  • Exposure: f/3.2, 1/1000 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2006-06-24 14:16
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