The Bekal fort was actually built exclusively for fulfilling defense requirements. The holes on the outer walls of fort are designed for the defense . It served as an important military station of Tipu Sultan when he led the great military expedition to capture Malabar. Bekal Fort is the largest fort in Kasargod, Kerala, India, spreading
over 40 acres .Bekal Fort faces the Arabian Sea..
How to Reach –
Nearest airports – Mangalore International Airport – 60 km.Karipur International Airport – 180 km.
Nearest railway station – Kasaragod, on the Kozhikode-Mangalore-Mumbai route.