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Gingee Fort Attraction Ticket, Chennai

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Your ticket is valid for 1 day

  • Start time

    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Gingee Fort

  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Key Highlights

  • Visit the beautiful Gingee Fort that rests on three hillocks
  • See how the fort fared under the rule of Jains, Pallavas, Cholas, Pandyas and more!
  • Learn about the bloody battles and rough history of the fort
  • Both smartphone and printed vouchers accepted

Overview

Gingee Fort or Senji Fort is also known by many names as Chenji, Chanchi, Jinji or Senchi is one of the surviving forts in Tamil Nadu! Resting closer to the Union Territory of Puducherry, the fort is so fortified, that Shivaji, the Maratha king, ranked it as the "most impregnable fortress in India" and it was called the "Troy of the East" by the British.

What stands as a historic structure today was once a ground for several bloody battles and invasions. Learn all about the incredible tales of this fort complex which was once a prominent place for several rulers of ancient India. The fort was built as a strategic place of fending off any invading armies. As per one account, the fort was built during the 15–16th century, the lieutenants of the and who later became independent kings.

Originally the site of a small fort built by the kings of konar dynasty and maintained by Chola dynasty in 9th century AD, it was later modified in the 13th century to elevate it to the status of an unbreachable citadel to protect the small town of saenji.

Inclusions

  • Attraction Entrance ticket.

Exclusions

  • Hotel Pick and Drop Off
  • Live Guide
  • Gratuities

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Pick up times are approximate. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early

You shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument

Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed

This monument is a Non Smoking zone

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