Droog Fort, Coonoor
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|Part of Tamil Nadu|
|Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India|
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.