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Anjengo Fort
Place : Varkala
Location : Trivandrum
Last Updated : Jan 01, 2013 11:49:56 AM
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Anjengo Fort, near Varkala, is a major historical site for the area. This fort has stood the test of time, protecting more than one group. It originally stood to protect the Portuguese, later the Dutch, and finally the English East India Company. In fact the English used this as their first trade site in the area beginning around 1684. It has protected the area from more than one attack over the years and now contains a cemetery with some of the burial sites dating back to 1704.

 

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