Bekal Fort - Must Visit Best Beach and Favorite Shooting Spot in Kerala

Bekal is must visit small town on the eastern shore of Kerala state of South India and It is a must visit tourist place and favorite shooting spot in Kerala. Giant keyhole shaped fort, the golden expanse of a beautiful beach surrounding the fort, backwaters and hill destinations and water sport facilities nearby. Kasaragod is a beautiful town poised at the Northern extreme of Kerala State.16 km south of the town on the National Highway, bordered by a splendid beach. Shaped like a giant keyhole, the historic Bekal Fort offers a superb view of the Arabian Sea from its tall observation towers

History sleeps here among the lonely battlements of the Bekal Fort, by the sea shore. The Bekal fort is the largest and the best preserved of its kind in Kerala. This 300 plus years old fort is located on a vast 35 acre headland that runs into the Arabian Sea.The tall observation towers of this hill-top fort built in 1502 AD by Ekkary Sivappu Nayak of Bednone, provide a panoramic view of the Lakshadweep sea. 



It was very popularised by Tamil's famous Film Director Maniaratnam shooted his movie 'Bombay' and the song 'uyire uyire'.... here. and it is a famous shooting spot for all Indian movie makers.

Some of the movies/songs shooted here..
Uyire Uyire  from Bombay
Hey..Indha kadhal from Satham Podaathey
Anbe Sugamaa from Paarthaale Paravasam
Adi Kaadhal Enbadhu from Ennavale
Devudu Karunistadani from Prema Katha

Sum Sumne Nagtale from
and
Minchagi Neenu Baralu from Galipata and lots of film makers coming here....



Bekal Fort is in Kasargod District of Kerala. Kasargod is an hour drive from Mangalore . Bekal Fort is about 30mins in a local bus from Kasargod town.


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  4. Bekal is the most popular destination in Kasaragod the northern district of Kerala. You can enjoy bekal for , cal  and quiet village beaches here. here is a list of the best places to visit in Bekal Kasaragod

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