Trimulgherry Fort in Secunderabad

Do you know that the cantonment area in Secunderabad is the largest one in whole of India! There are not many historical monuments in Secunderabad but a few of them present here are worth visiting. These include Rashtrapati Nilayam, Windsor Castle built in the late 19th century, King Edward VII memorial Hospital, St. John's Church, the shrine of Maula Ali, Maharaja Chandulal's temple built in 1860 and situated in village Alwar etc. Other forts near Secunderabad are Golkonda fort and Bhongir fort in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh.


Trimulgherry Fort


Trimulgherry fort is situated in the cantonment area of Secunderabad. It is actually the most visited and famous monument in Secunderabad. People throng to this fort and marvel at the architectural beauty of the fort.

History of Trimulgherry Fort

Trimulgherry fort was built in the year 1867 in this cantonment area of Secunderabad and was surrounded by a canal which was supposed to be 4.82 kms. deep! This was done to prevent easy access to the enemy inside the fort. The fort also comprises of mess houses, stables, military offices and mews apart from barracks and arsenals.Previously, Trimulgherry fort was used as garrison fort. However, later, it was converted to a Military hospital.

Address:

Trimulgherry Fort 
Cantonment, Secunderabad
Andhra Pradesh-500015
Timings of Visit: 10 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.

Best Time to Visit Trimulgherry Fort

The best time to visit the fort is in the months of  November, December and February. The monsoon season in Secunderabad commences from late June and continues till mid October. Although the rains give respite from the summer heat, it is still advisable to visit here during winter months.

Places near Trimulgherry Fort

All Saints Church, Holy Family Church, Sun temple, Hanuman mandir, Veerabhadra Swamy temple, Rathnalayam temple etc. These places are located at a stretch of 1 km. radius from Trimulgherry fort.

Cities located near Trimulgherry fort include Hyderabad (8 kms.), the twin city of Secunderabad, Vijayawada ---the beautiful city. You can also make a trip to Warangal which was the capital of the Kakatiya Kingdom.
  •  Bidar: 134 kms.
  • Sangareddy: 55 kms.
  • Siddipet: 96 kms.

How to Reach Trimulgherry Fort

By Train
Secunderabad Junction or Secunderabad Railway Station is the nearest station from here. Kacheguda Railway Station too is near Secunderabad.

By Air
Hyderabad International Airport or Rajiv Gandhi International Airport that connects Hyderabad and Secunderabad to various towns and cities in India and Abroad. Take a bus or taxi from the airport and reach the fort.

By Road
Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) buses have made commuting in Secunderabad easy. Taxis can be hired from here to reach your destination.

Hotels near Trimulgherry Fort

Royal Reve Hotel
Door No 9-1-166/A, Opposite to Sigma Hospital,
Secunderabad, Hyderabad - 500003
Phone: +(91)-7799888300, 7799966664

Time square: The Landmark Hotel   
Secunderabad, Hyderabad - 500003
Phone: +(91)-40-49646022

The Grand Solitaire
H No 1-2-40/41/43,
Beside Nanking Restaurant,
Park Lane-Secunderabad, Hyderabad - 500003
Phone: +(91)-40-49645322, +(91)-4044-333999

Vishwam Hotel
Plot No 1-7-194/195, Kaleru Complex,
Near Paradise Circle, SD Road,
Secunderabad, Hyderabad - 500003
Phone: +(91)-40-67119785

Hotel Nirmal Grand
Building No.10-3-190/1,1st Floor,
St Johns Road, Opposite Railway Reservation Complex,
Secunderabad, Hyderabad - 500003
Phone: +(91)-40-49710033

Belson Taj Mahal Hotel
82, Behind MCH Swimming Pool,
Main Guard Road, Sardar Patel Road,
Secunderabad, Hyderabad - 500003
Phone: +(91)-9948976724, +(91)-40-40357810

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