Droog Fort, Coonoor

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Droog Fort
Part of Tamil Nadu
Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India
Droog Fort is located in Tamil Nadu
Droog Fort
Droog Fort
Coordinates 11°21′N 76°49′E / 11.35°N 76.82°E / 11.35; 76.82
Type Forts
Site information
Condition Ruins
Site history
Built 18th century

Droog Fort (also called Bakasura Malai) is a historic fort located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Coonoor, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu. The fort was used as an outpost by Tipu Sultan in the 18th century. Today, the fort is in ruins, with only one wall remaining. The site attracts tourists, who reach the fort by hiking through the Nonsuch Tea Estate.

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