Tipu Sultan defeated Zamorin to seize the fort and he renamed it Tipu Sultan Fort. The fort was captured and recaptured many times by British Empire, Dutch East India Company, Kingdom of Mysore, Zamorin of Calicut and Kingdom of Cochin etc. Lastly, it was captured by Tipu Sultan, who destroyed the fort partially. The fort is now in dilapidated condition, but conservation of it was started in the year 2010 by the State Archeological Department.
Visiting Information William Fort
Punkunnam Railway Station and Cochin International Airport are the nearest to visit the fort. National Highway 544 connects this district to other parts of the state.
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