Chandragiri in Kasaragod, Kerala is unique in its history, antiquity and cultural and ecological geography. Chandragiri Fort and river is two vital attractions on the Kasargod coast.
The Chandragiri Fort is situated at the banks of the Chandragiri River flowing through the blessed hills of Chandragiri.Acting as a mark of the between Kerala and the Tuluva Kingdom, the Chandragiri river hassignificantly blessed the area. The high point of the Fort offers a spectacular view of the meandering Chandragiri River joining the cerulean Arabian Sea.It is also one of the wonderful places to savor a golden sunset. The Fort is said to have been built in the 17th century by Sivappa Nayak of Bednore. The building force of the fort was a ruling authority over the area and have contributed in the construction of a chain of forts.
At the Chandragiri village in the ancient Kizhur Siva Temple the annual Pattutsavam, a nine day festival is celebrated in great extravaganza.