Hosdurg Fort is a fort situated in Kanhangad which is part of Kasargod district in Kerala. Hosdurg Fort with its round support looks impressive from a distance.Somashekara Nayaka from the Keladi Nayaka dynasty of Ikkeri built this fort. The place is made well known by the Nithyanandasram with 45 caves.
This fort is actually an old Shiva Temple popularly known as Karpureshwara Temple, the courts and other government offices, and residential houses. The fort tower was used as crematorium and burial ground for long time. Outside the fort Nityananda Ashram to the south-west and Shri Lakshmi Venkatramana Temple to the south-east.
Hosdurg Fort on Google Map
How to Reach Hosdurg Fort
By Train– Kasaragod Railway Station is located about 29 km from Hosdurg Fort in Kanhagad. From railway station you can get buses to Kanhagad easily.
By Air– Mangalore International Airport is located about 50 km from Kasaragod.
By Road– Kasaragod has good motorable roads that is connected to other cities of Kerala and neighbouring states also. Various buses services are there to Kanhagad.