(Last Updated on : 12/01/2013)
Rayakottai Fort, also known as Rayakotta Fort is located in Rayakottai town in the district of Krishnagiri
in Tamil Nadu
state. It is one of the ancient forts in Tamil Nadu. The fortress was occupied by Hyder Ali
and Tipu Sultan
kingdom during the 18th century.
During the Third Mysore War
, Rayakottai Fort was seized by the British East India Company
in 1791. Later the British administration took possession of the fort after the Treaty of Srirangapatna
. At present, the fort is maintained by the Archeological Survey of India.
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