Gingee Fort

Language : English | Fort | Audios

General Information

Timings :

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Entry charges :

  • Indians  :  Rs.15
  • Foreigners : $2 or Rs.100

Dress :

This a fort and open place.  Cotton dress is advisable.

What is Allowed :

Carry caps, water and energy drinks with you.

Facilities

Drinking Water

Please carry your own bottles as it is a long walk around the fort.

Toilets :

Toilets facility is available.

Parking :

Ample car park available.

Food

General chips, soda, and small things will be available in and around the fort.

The nearest big town is Tiruvannamalai for you to get some options for food.

History

The early Madras records of the English give the spelling Chingee or Chengey.

Gingee Fort or Senji Fort is one of the surviving forts in Tamil Nadu, India. It lies in Villupuram District, 160 kilometers away from the state capital, Chennai, and is close to the Union Territory of Puducherry.