St. Angelo Fort

St. Angelo Fort also known as the Kannur Fort situated 3 km from Kannur town in Kerala. St. Angelo's Fort is built by the first Portuguese Viceroy, Don Francisco De Almeida in the year 1505 with the consent of the ruling Kolathiri Raja later fort became one of the important military centre of the British in Malabar.

The fort is situated very close to the sea and is separated from the sea by a strong sea wall; fort offers a fascinating view of the Moppila Bay and Dharmadom Island. Dharmadom Island, only 5 acres in area, is situated 100 metres away from the mainland in the Arabian Sea. The Moppila Bay is a natural fishing bay.

St. Angelo's Fort is a protected monument under Archaeological Survey of India.



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