There is water all around this huge fort, which is supposed to keep enemies at bay. Maybe they had crocodiles in the water, back then.The defense fortification from inside looks very impressive.These days the Fort is being used to house Government Offices, Temple, Police Station and even a Sub-jail.There is a Pillared Hall. This pillared hall has been renovated and maintained now by the Archaeological Society of India.Inside the pillared hall there is a small museum with some statues/stone carvings on pillars dating back a long time. "
There is a spacious ground in the fort an open air auditorium called "Rappadi", currently under the preservation of the Archaeological Survey of India. Additionally, there is a "vatika" children's park on one side of the Fort.