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Tipu's Fort/Palakkad Fort:
(Open 0800 -1800 hrs) The old granite fort situated in the very heart of PalakkadTown is one of the best preserved in Kerala. It was built by Hyder of Mysore in 1766. The fort was taken over and modified by the British in 1790.Well preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India, there is an open-air auditorium and a small museum inside the Fort.The landscaped environs of the fort now host a children's park and a temple known as kota ambalam (fort temple).