Location: Located close to Varkala is the Anjengo Fort, a historical monument in the coastal town of Anjengo in Kerala. It is just about 12 km away from Varkala.
Description: Magnificently set amidst natural wonders, Anjengo Fort is a significant structure of Varkala region. Here, you can enjoy two activities at the same time and that is to see the marvelous sights offered by the fort, along with exploring the history behind its construction. The fort was mostly dominated by foreign powers, including the Portuguese, the Dutch and the influential English East India Company, which ruled it. One should visit this remnant of history which became a target of foreign assaults numerous times. You can also see a cemetery inside the fort which belongs to the early British residents of this fort. Now the fort is being protected by National Heritage Monuments. The oldest burial site here dates back to 1704. This fort is best to visualize the natural grandeur of Kerala and enjoy a pleasurable experience.
Activities: Valkara Tunnel is another nearby attraction which you can visit and the adventure of boating will add excitement to your journey. For more fun, do visit the Muthalapuzhi Lake in Valkara and experience its eternal beauty.