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Jamalabad Fort

Jamalabad Fort

Jamalabad Fort, Jamalabad Fort historical, Jamalabad Fort travel, Jamalabad Fort tourism, Jamalabad Fort Historical PlaceLocation : Kudremukh, Karnataka
Built by : Tipu Sultan
Built in : 1794 AD
Renamed After : Jamalbee, Tipu's Mother

Jamalabad is well-known for its fort built by Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore in 1794. The fort was renamed after his mother Jamalbee. The village, which lies at the bottom of a high rock, forms a fraction of the Kudremukh range of hills near Belthangadi.

The fort was formerly known by the name, 'Narasimha Hangadi'. The town is at the fort of a high rock forming the business of a long span from Kudremukh.

The fort was captured by the British, in 1799 AD. The ruin of the rock on which the fort stands is unreachable except by one narrow path, only between Feb and May.

Nearby is Gangamoola in the Samse taluk of Chikamaglur district, surrounded by thick forests. Three important rivers, the Tunga, Bhadra and Nethravathi have origin here.

HOW TO GET THERE

Rail: Nearest railhead is Mangalore.

Road: Kudremukh is connected by road to Chikmaglur, Mangalore and Sringeri

 

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